Dr. Deborah Distefano

Ophthalmology
Chattanooga, TN
44 years experience female

Locations

Office

Chattanooga, TN

Address

Chattanooga, TN, United States
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About

Bio

I am a board certified ophthalmologist that did her felowship training in cornea at Harvard in Boston.. I was chairperson of the Dept of Ophthalmology at the University of Tenn. in Chattanooga for 10 years. I specializie in refractive surgery ;such as LASIK . I have a med spa also.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: Tennessee

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Distefano
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Ignore: Glaucoma is usually a painless condition that can progress . It is important to be checked yearly.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Distefano
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Ignore: Keep lids clean, warm compresses on hordeolum to express the stye, antibiotic ointment to lids.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Distefano
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye pain: Pain is not common and should be seen by an ophthalmologist to ascertain the reason for it. Glaucoma, dry eyes, inflammation, infection are a few of ... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

The Medical College of Wisconsin
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