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Alexander A. Foster, MD

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About Alexander A. Foster, MD

Dr. Foster specializes in cataract treatments, refractive cataract surgery and premium intraocular lens. He also provides general eye care with an emphasis on patient-centered communication.

Dr. Foster completed a bachelor of science degree in sociology from the University of Alaska Anchorage, where he is from. He followed this degree with a pre-medical post-baccalaureate certificate in biology from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Thereafter, he earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He completed his surgical residency in ophthalmology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Foster has contributed to several research, publication and presentation projects related to eye health and eye care. He keeps his knowledge base current through his membership in professional societies such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.


More from Alexander A. Foster, MD


Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology


2017 University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA


Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program


University of Texas San Antonio - Ophthalmology

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Christian Ophthalmology Society

American Medical Association

Lam B, Foster AA. (2020). Management of the Ruptured Globe. EyeWiki.

Hoang A, Foster AA. (2019). Ocular Manifestation of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. EyeWiki.

Foster AA, Chia T, Jung H. (2016). The Argentinian Flag Sign. EyeWiki.

Foster AA, Petersen C, Wen J. (2016). Elevated Episcleral Venous Pressure. EyeWiki.

Foster AA, Kam J, Jung H. Relative Impact of Biometric Variables on Intra-Ocular Lens Calculations in the Setting of Newer Generation Formulae. Abstract published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2016; 57(7)91.

Foster AA, Florea V, Faherbrunch C, Blackwood J, Rea T. Availability and Accuracy of EMS Field Information About Chronic Health and Medications in Cardiac Arrest. Abstract published in Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2015; 63(1)91.

Foster AA. Risks Associated With Immunization Versus The Refusal To Immunize: Effectively Balancing Patient Autonomy, Evidence-Based Medicine, and Communication as a Healthcare Provider. Abstract published in Celebrating Student Achievement April 2013 Vol.11(1), pg 15.