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Dean Polistina, MD, PhD


Assistant Clinical Professor

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Bio

Dr. Polistina has been affiliated with the University Eye Center since 2006. He also works closely with the Clinical Vision Research Center.

Specialties

Advanced Care, Cornea/Cataracts, Refractive Surgery (LASIK)

Affiliations and Recognition

Ophthalmology Board Certification

Education

PhD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1992
MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1988
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1981

Residency

Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Ophthalmology, 1996

Board Certified

Ophthalmology Board Certification, 1997

Publications

Polistina, Dean C., and Lisman, Richard  D.  The histologic effects of glycolic acid on eyel id skin: ARVO ABSTRACT ( 1995).

Polistina, Dean C., Murray, Marion, and Goldberger,  Michael E.  Plasticity of the dorsal root and descending serotoninergic projections  after partial deafferentation in the adult rat spinal cord.  Journal of Comparative Neurology 299: 349-363 ( 1990).

Polistina, Dean C., Murray, Marion, and Goldberger, Michael E. Myelinated  fibers contribute to dorsal root sprouting after partial deafferentation in rats.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 13( I): 166A (1987).

Polistina, Dean C,. and Robertson, Lee T.  Allometric characteristics of the developing  inferior olivary nucleus of the kitten.  Brain Behavior and Evolution  25:225-232  (1984).

Polistina, Dean C,. and Robertson,  Lee T.  Allometric characteristics of the developing inferior olivary nucleus of the kitten.  Anatomical  Record 205: 146A (1984).

Robertson,  Lee T.and Polistina, Dean C.  Organization  and development of the climbing  fiber response in the kitten.  Anatomical  Record 204: 146A (1983).

Polistina, Dean C., and Rader, Nancy.   Hemispheric  coordination in reflective and impulsive c_hildren. Psychonomics  28: 137A (1982).