Meet Our Eye Surgeons in State College, Pennsylvania

Excellently Skilled and Trained

At Heimer Eye Care, we have three exceptionally trained and skilled ophthalmologists. Ophthalmologists are physicians who specialize in the medical and surgical care of the eyes and visual system, along with the prevention of eye disease and injury.

Our ophthalmologists provide a full range of care including eye exams, and the diagnosis and medical treatment of eye disorders and diseases. They also provide prescriptions for eyeglasses, eye surgery and the management of eye problems.

Dr. Jeffrey Heimer, Ophthalmologist

Dr. Heimer is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cataract surgeon. He is a life-long resident of State College, as well as a graduate of both Penn State and Hershey Medical School. He completed an internship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and an ophthalmology residency at University of Rochester, New York.

He has been serving the Centre region as an ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon for more than 20 years, and he provides eye examinations, eye disease treatment and cataract surgery. He specializes in cataracts and uses the most advanced techniques to remove cataracts and implant an advanced technology replacement lens.

Dr. Heimer works with your primary care physicians and optometrists in order to provide you with the best quality eye care.

Professional Organizations and Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

Dr. Jay Fiore, Ophthalmologist

Dr. Fiore is a board-certified corneal specialist and cataract surgeon. He is a Penn State graduate and a native of Altoona, PA. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and completed his internship at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Fiore completed his residency training in ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center/State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brooke Medical Center. After residency, he completed a surgical fellowship in cornea, anterior segment and refractive surgery.

As a cornea specialist, his interests include the treatment and surgical care of the cornea and lens utilizing the latest techniques and technology.

Professional Organizations and Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS)
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Reviewer for the Journal, Cornea

Dr. Domenic Turco, Ophthalmologist

Dr. Turco is a board-certified cataract surgeon. He is a native of Western Pennsylvania, born and raised in Kittanning. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at Washington and Jefferson College and then attended medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

After an internship at the West Virginia University Hospitals, he went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the Ross Eye Institute of the University at Buffalo.

As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, he has interests in all aspects of medical and surgical eye care including cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Professional Organizations and Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society

Talk to Our Surgeons

If you have any questions about the treatments, surgeries or care we provide, please give us a call. We will be happy to discuss your needs with you.

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