Dr. Peter DeGraziano, OD, FIALVS, is an optometrist whose practice is focused on Low Vision eye care. Through the use of specialized custom eyeglasses and devices, Dr. DeGraziano helps Low Vision patients enjoy activities which have become difficult or impossible because of sight-limiting diseases (such as macular degeneration). Dr. DeGraziano is a fellow of the International Academy of Low Vision.
Dr. DeGraziano attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where he was the recipient of several scholarships, including a full academic scholarship from the United States Navy. Dr. DeGraziano completed four externships with concentrations in: diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease at the Aaron Eye Associates in Miami, FL; refractive surgery and pre- and post-operative care at Southern Vision Institute in New Orleans, LA; pediatric eye care at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA; and primary care at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, MD. In 2001, he obtained a Doctorate in Optometry, graduating with Academic Honors. Dr. DeGraziano proudly served as an officer in the Navy for several years, during which time he provided eye care to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. During his career, Dr. DeGraziano has practiced in a multitude of clinical settings, including government health care facilities, private practice, and retail. He was personally trained in Low Vision care by the founder and president of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS).
When not working, Dr. DeGraziano enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. For exercise, he swims, hikes, and practices Yoga and Judo. Dr. DeGraziano has a passion for all types of games. He can be found at coffee shops, from time to time, publicly embarrassing his children over a game of Monopoly!