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Michael Cary Brice, OD

Optometry
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

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 Only
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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 HMO
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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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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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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 - Federal Select PPO
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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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
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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 - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
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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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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 - AARP Medicare Complete
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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 - CHIP
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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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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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 - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
Accepts New Patients
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, University Of Houston University Park (1990)
Certifications
  • Optometry - American Board of Optometry
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Michael Cary Brice, OD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(200)
Overall: 4.6*
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Sep 17, 2019
I was in for a checkup. Prefessional, helpful. I return cause I like Dr Brice and staff.
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Sep 10, 2019
Waited too long. Confusion on room I was in. Not satisfied with answer I got on my blurry vision. "Not bad enough to have cataract surgery, and don't go buy new glasses!". Come back in 6 months! That won't happen!
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Sep 10, 2019
I love the care and concern they show
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Sep 10, 2019
wonderful Dr.
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Sep 5, 2019
He is a warm, friendly and happy person. he is professional and very knowledgeable at his work. these traits are essential in being a good health provider. My main concern with BS&W is the 20 min limit with the visit. Too often that is not long enough and I can feel the doctor getting a little stressed to finosh. I got none of that from Dr. Brice. He gave me his full attention.
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Sep 3, 2019
very good!
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Sep 3, 2019
very good
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Sep 3, 2019
everything is great
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Aug 30, 2019
Always very personable caring and willing to listen to any concerns.Very pleased to be a patient of Dr Bricce
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Aug 27, 2019
Was very clear with explanations, was friendly, took his time. I was very pleased with the appointment.
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Aug 26, 2019
My wife and I have been seeing Dr. Brice for quite a few years. We appreciate that he is always courteous and thorough with our examinations.
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Aug 21, 2019
Dr. Brice was caring, professional, and polite. He's top notch in my book!
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Aug 20, 2019
congenial, respectful, and informative.
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Aug 18, 2019
pays attention to my family medical history
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Aug 15, 2019
very complete Dr Bricedid a complete examination on my eye that I injured, he told me it was not imuted and he gave me answers to my questions completely. it was a very nice bisit
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Aug 13, 2019
shows concern to patient. shows concern about patient condition. Even help patient who is totally blind.
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Aug 8, 2019
very good
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Aug 8, 2019
showed, caring, and knowledge at all times.
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Aug 6, 2019
good
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Aug 2, 2019
he was and courtesy and professional
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Aug 1, 2019
I went to him with a specific concern and it would not have been brought up unless I did so at the end of the visit.
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Aug 1, 2019
As always, a very pleasant experience.
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Jul 30, 2019
very good
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Jul 30, 2019
great team- but it is expected-its Scott & White!!!
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Jul 27, 2019
Dr. Bruce explained that my blurred vision was caused by cataracts that I forgot I had been diagnosed with. All was fine until he toldme that until I could not read the top line of the eye chart with my glasses on, I would not be a candidate for cataract surgery. I knew that could not be true and have confirmed that. I'm not sure why he would do that except that he thought I was wasting his time or having an alarmed response to a normal condition. I teach at Texas A&M andall my work is computer based. The blurred vision was pretty bad at times throughout the week, and I know I cannot do my work with blurred vision. My wife immediately researched the standard and found Dr. Brice misrepresented it and was almost dismissive of my concerns. He was not appropriately supportive and likely unaware of my medical history that includes a TIA. I am casting my vote with my feet and have already made an appointment with another physician outside Scott and White.
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Jul 25, 2019
Gave me a careful examination. Made suggestions as to my care of eyes.
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Jul 24, 2019
best staff i ever had examining my eyes. very professonal.
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Jul 16, 2019
my team of doctors have always give me, excellent Care and compassion
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Jul 16, 2019
friendly and fast
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Jul 9, 2019
Dr. Brice is straightforward and frank. I am 75 and know my sight will gradually deteriorate due to cataracts, that of course nowadays can be treated. Currently, the deterioration has been so slow as to be almost unnoticeable. Dr. Brice told me this is good but that there is nevertheless a slow deterioration that is occurring. This is the the honesty I appreciate.
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Jul 9, 2019
Amazing provider and staff! Will definitely come back and have recommended him to friends and family
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Jun 29, 2019
I felt like Dr Brice mocked my concerns & didn't care that I was truly worried
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Jun 20, 2019
timely, complete and easy
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Jun 19, 2019
Quick Service
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Jun 11, 2019
I felt well cared for.
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Jun 11, 2019
the appointment was thorough yet time efficient.
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Jun 11, 2019
i feel that all my needs were takin care of and i thank them for what they do each day.
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Jun 6, 2019
I have been with Dr. Brice for many years. I have always been satisfied with him as my eye care provider.
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Jun 6, 2019
his communication style is horrible ,he has no bedside manners .I could say more but I'll leave it at that
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Jun 4, 2019
excellent! the nurse/technician was better than excellent!
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May 31, 2019
Felt comfortable and confident with this physician
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May 31, 2019
good experience and good service
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May 28, 2019
very complete on eye examine.
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May 28, 2019
caring person
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May 14, 2019
Having recently relocated to the area, finding new providers has been a concern. But after my experience with Dr. Brice, it definitely eased my concerns about finding a provider that would understand my needs and address any questions I had.
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May 14, 2019
Dr. and staff made me feel very comfortable. very professional
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May 7, 2019
very easy
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May 7, 2019
I have no complaints at all.
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May 7, 2019
Very caring and excellent treatment. I have all the confidence in his ability.
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May 7, 2019
professional knowledgeable friendly efficient
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May 7, 2019
I have seen Dr. Brice for years and will continue to see him. I think he does a great job caring for his patients.
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May 2, 2019
Always feel comfortable with all the staff and doctor and questions always answered.
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Apr 30, 2019
completely satisfied with the level of care!
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