Dr. Bucca joined the BDC faculty in 2007 and has been dedicated to the field of diabetic eye disease for 15 years. His mission is to prevent diabetes-related eye disease and vision loss through accurate detection, comprehensive patient education and compassionate care. The Eye Clinic offers unparalleled quality of care and state-of-the-art diagnostic retinal imaging, which assists in the detection of the earliest stages of retinopathy and enables identification of patients with advanced eye disease necessitating treatment. Dr. Bucca also is the director of the Fundus Photography and Retinopathy Reading Center (FPRRC), which offers state-of-the art retinal imaging services to research investigators thereby enabling local, national and industry-sponsored studies to measure retinopathy outcomes in their study participants.
OD: University of Alabama at Birmingham (2001)
Residency: University of Southern California College of Optometry (2002)
Fellowship: Northern Navajo Medical Center (Navajo Indian Reservation) (2006)