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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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Dr. Vale is the Northeast region's most experienced eye surgeon in the field of laser vision correction of refractive errors. He has performed over 27,000 procedures since 1994.
Dr. Vale received degrees from Franklin & Marshall College and the Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel University School of Medicine). He completed his residency in internal medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital and his residency in ophthalmology at Henry Ford Health Sciences Center. He is specialty board certified in both Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology.
Dr. Vale also completed a cornea, external disease and refractive surgery fellowship at the Kresge Eye Institute of Wayne State University and has published numerous articles in the field of ophthalmology and laser vision correction. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Lackawanna Medical Society.
I have been a practicing ophthalmologist for over 20 years. In that time, I have developed and refined my techniques with the goal of providing the most advanced and precise laser vision correction available anywhere, while offering LASIK, PRK, epi-LASIK and LASIK at prices that are affordable for everyone. My personalized attention to each and every patient has resulted in my being awarded the Patients' Choice award for Ophthalmology for five consecutive years (2008-2012).