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David A. DeRose, MD

Dr. DeRose received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemisty at the University of Rochester.  He obtained his Medical Degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine.  His Internship was conducted at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and his Ophthalmology Residency at Hahnemann University.  Dr. DeRose completed a Research and Anterior Segment Fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital.  Dr. DeRose is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Drexel University School of Medicine and a Co-Medical Director of SightLife, the region’s eye bank, which provides tissue for transplantation.  He is Board Certified in Ophthalmology since 1998.  Dr. DeRose also serves on the medical staff at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

Dr. DeRose specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of Anterior Segment abnormalities, including refractive disorders, corneal edema and scarring, keratoconus, glaucoma, dry eye syndrome, and complicated cataracts.  He has extensive experience in the latest innovations in his complex specialty.  Dr. DeRose performs penetrating keratoplasty, DSEK, DMEK, LASIK, PRK, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), “drop-less” small-incision phacoemulsification and laser-assisted cataract surgery, and treatment for anterior complications of cataract surgery.  Using specialized equipment, such as the LenStar, Pentacam and immersion biometry for Advanced Technology IOL’s, high definition Anterior Segment OCY, OPD scanning of corneal topography, and pachemetry, Dr. DeRose provides his patients with the highest level of Anterior Segment care.

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