Dr. Victor Wechter, MD

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Dr. Victor Wechter, MD
Dr. Victor Wechter, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Oceanside, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Wechter is affiliated with Tri - City Medical Center.

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Dr. Wechter's Care Philosophy

Dr. Wechter personally examines every patient. There are no nurse practioners or ancillary personnel performing examinations and procedures. An optical shop is located in office for the patients' convenience. Dr. Wechter is a former associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, where he received his undergraduate, medical school and specialty training. He has been in practice since 1976.

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Dr. Wechter's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Wechter's Care Philosophy

Dr. Wechter personally examines every patient. There are no nurse practioners or ancillary personnel performing examinations and procedures. An optical shop is located in office for the patients' convenience. Dr. Wechter is a former associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, where he received his undergraduate, medical school and specialty training. He has been in practice since 1976.

Dr. Wechter'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
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Phi Beta Kappa - UCLA, 1967
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    La Co Usc Med Center

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Wadsworth Va Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1968

  • Other Education
    Hollywood-Presbyterian Hospital Ophthalmology Residency Program

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery