Dr. John B. Alder, MD

Dr. John B. Alder, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 53 years old

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Care Philosophy

Comprehensive Eye Care. Specializing in Cataract Surgery. Complete contact lens service and glasses prescriptions for all your routine vision needs. You will always get your exact prescription determined from Dr. Alder himself.Read more

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I love helping people with their vision!Read more

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I love helping people with their vision!

Dr. Alder's Care Philosophy

Comprehensive Eye Care.  Specializing in Cataract Surgery.  Complete contact lens service and glasses prescriptions for all your routine vision needs. You will always get your exact prescription determined from Dr. Alder himself.  

Dr. Alder's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Lds Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Oreg/Hlth Scis University Portland

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Brigham Young University

    Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye