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Dr. Steven Vale, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Steven Vale is an ophthalmologist practicing in Scranton, PA. Dr. Vale specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Vale can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Vale can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
31 years Experience
Dr. Steven Vale, M.D.
  • Scranton, PA
  • Med Coll of Pa, Philadelphia Pa
  • Accepting new patients

What is used to keep your eyes open during LASIK eye surgery?

A wire lid speculum is commonly used to hold the lids open. The eyes are anesthetized with a drop of proparacaine before the lid speculum is inserted. You will also most likely READ MORE
A wire lid speculum is commonly used to hold the lids open. The eyes are anesthetized with a drop of proparacaine before the lid speculum is inserted. You will also most likely have your eyelids and lashes draped to prevent infection.