Dr. Joseph R. Polito, MD

Dr. Joseph R. Polito, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 60 years old

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Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists provide comprehensive care for your whole family including: Medical exams related to eye...Read more

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Dr. Polito's Performance
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Office & Staff Performance
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Polito says...

Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists provide comprehensive care for your whole family including:

  • Medical exams related to eye disease related to cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, high-blood pressure, Plaquenil use, amongst many others
  • Surgical care for cataract removal, glaucoma treatment, eyelid surgery, eye muscle surgery, eye-removal surgery, removal of skin lesions/cancers, LASIK surgery, and epilation
  • Vision exams for glasses, soft contact lenses, and rigid gas permeable lenses (keratoconus)
  • Emergency care through our individual office and at the ERs of our local hospitals
  • Testing by visual field, HRT, OCT, IOLMaster, pachymetry, topography, fundus photography
  • Concierge Services related to multi-focal intraocular implants, blepharoplasty, and BOTOX

Our goal is to provide you with the most state-of-the-art, effective, and efficient care in the area.  Thanks!

Dr. Polito'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 Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Hahnemann University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Conemaugh Mem Med Ctr

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Hahnemann University

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Allegheny College

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion