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Salvatore DeCanio, OD, FAAO

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Optometrist, owner

FL Board Certified Optometric Physician – Naples
Fellow American Academy of Optometry

  • A native of South Florida, Dr. DeCanio is proud to bring FLORIDA EYE DOCTORS to both Southeast & Southwest Florida as its Founder & Chief Medical Director specializing in second opinion consultations, vision & medical eye care and specialty contact lens treatments. Highly regarded for his straightforward yet caring manner.
  • FLORIDA EYE DOCTORS’ mission is professional attentive eye care excellence in an unhurried setting and atmosphere.
  • Over 15 years dedicated experience in Advanced Vision Correction, including cataract, LASIK, intraocular lens replacement, and corneal reshaping without surgery.
  • Founder & Chief Medical Director of LASIKforLife Ultra HD, dedicated to vision rejuvenation with locations in Boca Raton/Delray Beach and Naples, FL.
  • Clinical and Executive Director of TLC Laser Eye Centers in Boca Raton for four years beginning in August 1997 when he himself underwent successful “blended vision” LASIK laser vision correction for very high nearsightedness (-9.25 OU).
  • Solely owned and operated until 2000 a two-office private optometric practice called PALM BEACH EYES in since 1981 and Boca Raton since 1992.
  • Completed elective residency in hospital-based Optometry and Ocular Disease at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree with cum laude honors from the University of Houston.
  • Cum laude graduate in Biology/Chemistry at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
  • Co-Founder and Co-Chairman for 18 years of the nationally acclaimed Palm Beach Winter Seminar since its inception in 1983.
  • Served as Adjunct Clinical Professor at Nova Southeastern College of Optometry and continues to educate colleagues at local, state, national and international levels.
  • Since its inception in 2002 Founding member and serves on the Executive Board of the Optometric Council on Refractive Technology (OCRT), a nationwide group of eye care professionals dedicated to advanced vision correction.
  • Dr. DeCanio has over 24,000 eyes experience in the assessment and management of the before, during and after care of the LASIK patient, having worked closely with world-renowned eye surgeons and LASIK pioneers.
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