Dr. John Deaton, DO

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Dr. John Deaton, DO


Ophthalmology | Male

Ocala Eye Surgery Center 3330 SW 33rd Rd, Ocala, FL 34474 Get Directions
(352) 873-9311

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John S. Deaton, D.O. joined Ocala Eye in January 1990. Dr. Deaton practices comprehensive ophthalmology having primary interests in Customized...Read more

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John S. Deaton, D.O. joined Ocala Eye in January 1990. Dr. Deaton practices comprehensive ophthalmology having primary interests in Customized Cataract Care utilizing advanced procedures and techniques. He is also an expert in the use of multi-focal lens implants, which gives his cataract patients and others an opportunity to restore youthful vision.

Dr. Deaton graduated from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1978 and served a one-year internship at Tulsa Regional Medical Center. He then began ophthalmic training with the armed forces by completing a two-year ophthalmology preceptorship at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

His military service continued with a three-year ophthalmology residency at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas in 1984. His distinguished military career spanned eight years, culminating with duty as the consultant ophthalmologist at the USAF Hospital, Lakenheath, England.

Born in Oklahoma City, Dr. Deaton returned to Oklahoma after his military service in June 1987. Before moving to Florida he was an eye surgeon at the Tulsa Regional Medical Center and a clinical instructor in ophthalmology at his alma mater, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Deaton is board certified by the American Osteopathic Academy of Ophthalmology. His professional memberships include the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, the Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Society, and the Marion County Medical Society. He is a diplomate of the National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Deaton'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


  • Medical School
    Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Wilford Hall Usaf Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Central State University

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery