Dr. Philip Falcone is an ophthalmologist practicing in New Haven, CT. Dr. Falcone specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Falcone 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. Falcone 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.
Education and Training
Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll of Med, Brooklyn Ny 1987
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 1987
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Development of a predictive equation for the subcutaneous fat thickness of pig thighs.
- Delayed onset of bilateral acute retinal necrosis syndrome: a 34-year interval.
- X-chromosome-linked juvenile retinoschisis: clinical aspects and genetics.
- Toxoplasmic papillitis as the initial manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
- Vitreomacular traction syndrome confused with pseudophakic cystoid macular edema.
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Tear
- Macular Hole
- Type 2 Diabetes
- St Luke'S-Roosevelt Hsp Ctr, Ophthalmology; Beth Israel Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center Program
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