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About Dr. Albert T Vitale MD
Dr. Albert T Vitale has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. Albert T Vitale has the following 12 expertise
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Pain
- Retinal Disorders
- Eye Exam
- Lasik Surgery
- Vision Issues
- Macular Degeneration
- Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Dr. Albert T Vitale is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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32 Years Experience
New York Medical College
Graduated in 1987
Dr. Albert T Vitale Accepts the Following Insurance
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
More about Dr. Albert T Vitale
Albert T. Vitale specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of patients suffering from diseases of the retina and vitreous. He is also one of the only ophthalmologists in the Intermountain West specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of uveitis and other infections and inflammatory diseases of the eye. His research interests include ocular manifestations of systemic diseases, novel therapeutic agents and new drug delivery systems in the treatment of ocular inflammatory disease, retinal vascular disease, and the pharmacotherapy of age-related macular degeneration. He is also one of about a handful of people in the country with dual training in ocular immunology and inflammatory disease as well as vitreoretinal surgery, and the only provider of such expertise in the Intermountain West. He is also co-author of the definitive text on the subject, with Dr. Steven Foster, entitled, Diagnosis and Treatment of Uveitis.
Locations & DirectionsUNIVERSITY OF UTAH JOHN A MORAN EYE CENTER, 65 Mario Capecchi Dr, Salt Lake City, UT
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