Dr. Damien MacAluso, MD

Dr. Damien MacAluso, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 51

  
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Dr. Damien MacAluso, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Asheville, NC. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. MacAluso to book an appointment.


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Asheville Eye Associates

Asheville Eye Associates8 Medical Park Dr Asheville, NC 28803
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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4.8

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Overall just a tremendous experience. Dr. MacAluso and staff were terrific. I had to have lenses put in both eyes due to detached retinas. Done on separate occasions. Both done swiftly and effectively. Highly recommend. Skilled physician and excellent bedside manner. I did my research prior and happy to truly see it pay off. Great physician.
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Gerald Detz – Apr 16, 2020
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i felt well taken care of and was able to trust that i would have successful results
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A. D. S. – Feb 19, 2020
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My lasik performed by Dr. Macaluso has left me legally blind. I am unable to drive, read or perform many daily activities. There is no cure for post lasik ectasia and it has drastically impacted my quality of life.
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Oct 02, 2019
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good experience,wonderfully efficient practice.
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Lindsay H. – Mar 15, 2019
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Thank you for such an amazing experience, thorough, expert and caring. We love him!!
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R. A. – Mar 12, 2019
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Dr. Macaluso has done an outstanding procedure on my eyes, Since the cataract surgery my vision is very clear and crisp. The dr explanined about dry eye and gave samples to try and its much improved. I highly recommend Dr. Macaluso and his staff for cataract surgery. He has improved my vision and life dramatically.
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Marie M. – Feb 28, 2019
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much improved eyesight
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John N. – Feb 27, 2019
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I am extremely pleased with my surgery
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Pam D. – Feb 27, 2019
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Outstanding Dr!
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David Z. – Feb 26, 2019
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Dr. Macaluso and his entire staff are excellent and professional
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Stephen O. – Feb 22, 2019
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i love how the whole experience was right on time and everyone was so pleasant . the whole experience was so easy and accomodating
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K. P. – Feb 21, 2019
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Fast, pleasant, and highly beneficial for me and my entire family!
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Anonymous – Feb 21, 2019
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Dr. Macaluso appeared well informed, and knowledgeable of his field. In exploring LASIK/PRK options, I (in hindsight) would have appreciated further discussion around drawbacks and/or troubles that folks have post-LASIK/PRK, especially seeing as how it is an elective procedure. In June 2018, the New York Times reported a story ("Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a LASIK Success?') around post-LASIK/PRK consequences. Some doctors were found to be shielding patients fro...
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Anonymous – Feb 20, 2019
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I was a little bit nervous to do lasik. Dr.Macaluso and the whole team made me feel very comfortable. I had a great experience and would recommend him to everyone.
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Ana O. – Feb 20, 2019
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I have a lifelong history of high myopia. After a retinal detachment repair in 2013, I asked Dr. Mac to replace a subsequent cataract in 2014. The surgical outcome was 20/20, and I no longer need a corrective lens in that eye. After 5 years, my other eye needs the same procedure, and I am happy to have Dr. Macaluso perform this as well. Highest recommendation from a fellow MD and surgeon.
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J. W. – Feb 20, 2019
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Dr. Macaluso and the staff at Asheville Eye are the best.
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Patricia N. – Feb 19, 2019
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Everyone knew what they were doing. Everyone was nice and helpful. No problems. Great Experience. Dr. Macaluso was so nice and I felt very comfortable with what he was doing.
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Virginia D. – Feb 19, 2019
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Amazing the Dr. Mac is willing to call each patient personally to make sure they are doing OK the evening of the surgery.
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P. M. – Feb 19, 2019
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very much appreciate Dr. macalusos skill and the excellent help his staff provided. it has been an eye opening experience!
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Donald L. – Feb 19, 2019
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. MacAluso's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diplopia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacAluso treats Diplopia more than 88% of his peers

Dr. MacAluso treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Eye Infections
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacAluso treats Eye Infections more than 85% of his peers

Dr. MacAluso treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Eyelid Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacAluso treats Eyelid Disorders more than 59% of his peers

Dr. MacAluso treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Dr. MacAluso's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diplopia
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • LASIK
  • Low Vision
  • Migraine
  • Monovision
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Oculoplastics
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

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 in...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • General Medical Practice

Board Certifications

Education

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital Mc
Residency Hospital
Or Health Science University Hospital
Residency Hospital
Scripps Mercy Hospital
Residency Hospital

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