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Dr. John Destafeno

Ophthalmology
West Chester, PA
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

West Chester, PA

Address

915 Old Fern Hill Road, West Chester, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

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Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

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Cigna

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Humana

Medicaid

United healthcare

Office

West Chester, PA

Office

Exton, PA

Office

West Chester, PA

Chester County Eye Care

West Chester, PA

Chester County Eye Care

Exton, PA

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
13 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Glasses and exercise: If your vision is not clear and you need glasses, this may help the "lazy" eye remain straight. Sometimes, there needs to be a prism in your glasses to keep your eyes straight. There are some vision exercises that can help as well. Visit your local eye doctor for assistance.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Can be harmful: Contact lenses are great but they require care and can be harmful if not used appropriately. You should have your eye doctor provide complete education on the safe use of lenses.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Destafeno
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Few days to weeks: Most often, abrasions will heal in 2-7 days depending on the age of the patient, size of the abrasion, and mechanism of how the abrasion occurred.

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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Nov 27, 2012
John DeStafeno has been my one of my most important go-to colleagues for advice on treatment of tough conditions. I have known John well since training together at Duke in 2005. He is always careful...Read More
Nov 27, 2012
Dr. DeStafeno is an extremely caring and conscientious physician. I worked closely with him for 3 years and would not hesitate to have him treat my own family members. His prestigious 2-year cornea f...Read More
Dr. Bruce Saran
Nov 27, 2012
Dr. John DeStafeno is an exceptional physician and surgeon. He is an amazing diagostician and a patient and compassionate individual. He cares deeply for his patient's well being and proper care. I...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albany Medical College
Graduated 2001MD

Medical/Graduate school

Siena College
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

Siena College, BA Biology, Summa Cum Laude
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Residency

Roger Williams Hospital

Awards

Super Doctors, Super Doctors
Top Doctors, Main Line Today Magazine
Listed, Premier Surgeons

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Vanguard Ophthalmology Society
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
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