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Damien Macaluso, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Asheville, NC

About Damien Macaluso MD

Damien Macaluso, MD is a doctor primarily located in Asheville, NC. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Macaluso has received 3 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardOn-Time Doctor AwardCompassionate Doctor Recognition

Location

Get Directions Asheville Eye Associates 8 Medical Park Drive Asheville, NC 28803

Specialties

Damien Macaluso has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
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.

Specialty Expertise

Damien Macaluso has the following 24 expertise

  • Advanced Cataract Solutions
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Abrasions
  • Corneal Disease
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Custom Skin Care
  • Dry Eye
  • Eye Care Services
  • Eye Conditions
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma Care & Treatment
  • Lasik
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Monovision
  • Nearsightedness (Myopia)
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orthoptic Services
  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinal Services

Awards

3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

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More about Damien Macaluso

Dr. Macaluso specializes in laser vision correction surgery, cataract surgery, corneal diseases and corneal transplants. He graduated from California State University, Fullerton and University of California, San Diego Medical School. He served his internship at Mercy Hospital, followed by his residency in ophthalmology for four years at The Casey Eye Institute. He completed a fellowship in Refractive Surgery, Corneal and External Diseases and Corneal Transplants at The Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah where he was awarded the prestigious Heed Fellowship. Dr. Macaluso is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Casey Eye Institute, Portland Oregon, where he served as a faculty member from 2001-2004. Dr. Macaluso specializes in laser vision correction surgery including Advanced Surface Treatment( PRK) and Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis(LASIK). He also has extensive experience with premium intraocular lenses for cataract surgery (Tecnis multifocal, Crystalens, ReSTOR, Tecnis Toric and AcrySof Toric). In addition, he also specializes in the advanced cornea transplant technique (DSAEK) for Fuchs Dystrophy. He continues to actively publish and lecture nationally in his area of expertise Dr. Macaluso is committed to provide the latest in refractive surgery technology as well as other surgeries, ensuring excellence in quality eye care. Dr. Macaluso joined Asheville Eye Associates in 2006. Before joining Asheville Eye Associates, Dr. Macaluso was on the faculty at The Casey Eye Institute, one of the top ten eye centers in the country. Given the demands of his career, free time is at a premium for Dr. Macaluso, but he always enjoys spending time with his family and finding time for outdoor activities.

Locations & Directions

Asheville Eye Associates, 8 Medical Park Drive, NC, Asheville

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