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Don Weber Nicholson, OD

Optometry
Accepts New Patients
portal
About

Dr. Nicholson earned his optometry degree from Northeastern State University, College of Optometry in Tahlequah, OK.

He later finished further education at the University of Houston College of Optometry completing the Concentrated Ocular Therapeutics Course and the Glaucoma Specialist Course.

Dr. Nicholson is married and has two children, one a graduate of Texas A&M University and one in the class of 2019. In his free time, he enjoys yardwork, hiking and fishing.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior Vision - Superior Vision
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Education: OD, Northeastern State University (1990)
  • Residency: Optometry, Triad Eye Medical Clinic (1991)
  • Internship: Optometry, Triad Eye Medical Clinic (1991)
Certifications
  • Optometry - American Board of Optometry
Reviews(303)
Overall: 4.8*
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Feb 13, 2020
very patient understanding and a good listener and go beyond to help the patient
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Jan 11, 2020
dr Nicholson and his staff always do a good job for me. I have recommended others to use Dr. Nicholson and have received good feedback from them.
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Jan 7, 2020
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Dec 31, 2019
courteous, friendly, professional
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Dec 24, 2019
As usual, Dr Nickelson was very caring with my Sister. She is not easy to test. He is so patient
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Dec 24, 2019
He has been my optometrist for a number of years and is very efficient.
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Dec 21, 2019
He's super! Very kind and patient. God bless him!
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Dec 10, 2019
I was given referrals but no appointment or contact from one of the two referals
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Dec 10, 2019
positive visit
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Dec 10, 2019
I really like him
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Dec 6, 2019
Good care, concern, relational, professional, etc.
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Dec 3, 2019
He is always friendly, never in a rush. I appreciate his honesty. He always answers my questions.
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Dec 2, 2019
Always fantastic.
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Nov 26, 2019
been going there for years. he is first doctor that did prescription where I can see good
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Nov 15, 2019
excellent care
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Nov 14, 2019
caring professional
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Nov 14, 2019
he listened to my concerns and after a discussion, we solved them...thanks to his suggestion. Now all is going very well.
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Nov 13, 2019
Dr Nicholson is a thoughtful, concerned doctor. Takes time to visit with you re any questions you may ask. Good doctor and a good man.
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Nov 10, 2019
Great! Been going to Dr. Nicholson for years.
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Nov 8, 2019
diagnosed my problem and immediately referred me to another Doctor to help me.
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Nov 8, 2019
Great staff
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Nicholson is an outstanding provider!
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Nov 7, 2019
all was good.
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Nov 5, 2019
I love everything about my appointment , the Doctor showed caring and concerned for my health, he was very patient with me. he took good care of me in a timely manner, and not only did he provide me a wonderful service but also to my husband. Thank you so much.
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Oct 29, 2019
very good.
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Oct 29, 2019
recognized my problem immediately & sent me to a retina specialist
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Oct 29, 2019
Dr. Nicholson was very interested in making sure all my issues were properly addressed. He's GREAT
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Oct 29, 2019
great service
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Oct 29, 2019
our visit with Dr. Nicholson was supposed to be a routine eye exam for contacts. Dr. Nicholson found pressure in our daughters both optic nerve and recommended for us to see a Neurologist, ASAP. Our daughter was diagnosed with Papilledema caused by an antibiotic that her dermatologist prescribed to her at the beginning of the summer. Thank goodness we came in and Dr. Nicholson did testing and pictures.
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Oct 24, 2019
Always professional, courteous and caring.
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Oct 18, 2019
Dr Nicholson was very good. He is very punctual and takes time to explain everything to me and ensures I understand.
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Oct 18, 2019
very concerned for my comfort
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Oct 17, 2019
thanks to all of staff
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Oct 15, 2019
very kind and attentive !
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Oct 15, 2019
kind, informative and professional
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Oct 15, 2019
very good provider and a credit to his profession
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Oct 15, 2019
very impressed with how much time he spent with me. he listened to all my concerns. I liked the fact that he gave me great advice on how he thinks we should proceed with my care.
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