Dr. Deneen Zaetta

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Deneen Zaetta, O.D., F.A.A.O. is an Optometrist and the Clinical Director of TLC Laser Eye Centers in Edina, MN.   With over twenty years of training and experience, Dr. Zaetta specializes in pre and post-surgical care, specialty contact lenses, and ocular disease management.  She is an expert in the art of refractive surgery techniques and serves as a resource for a local network of affiliated optometrists.  Dr. Zaetta is also an educator and a patient advocate; striving to build long-lasting relationships with her patients and fostering clear communication and trust.

Education & Training

Dr. Zaetta completed undergraduate studies at Penn State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  She graduated with honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, receiving a Doctor of Optometry degree, a Bachelor of Science degree and was President of her class.  Dr. Zaetta completed internships at the Baltimore, MD VA Medical Center and the Victorian College of Optometry at the University of Melbourne in Australia.

Accomplishments & Honors

Prior to moving to the Twin Cities, Dr. Zaetta was a faculty member in the Department of Ophthalmology at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates.  While at GW, she served as a Clinical Instructor, Clinical Investigator, and Director of Contact Lens Services.   Dr. Zaetta is published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology and has lectured on numerous topics.  She served as a Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.

Memberships & Affiliations

Dr. Zaetta is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a member of the American Optometric Association, and a member of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry Alumni Association.