Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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Paul T. Forrest O.D. is a board certified optometrist. He is a managing partner in Harleysville, Lansdale, Schwenksville and Chadds Ford Eye Associates, which are located throughout Montgomery and Delaware Counties in Pennsylvania. After graduating from the University of Delaware, Dr. Forrest obtained his Optometric Degree at the prestigious Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. Dr. Forrest then went on to complete his residency at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia where he was responsible for the education and training of the 4th year-optometric interns. He has authored numerous publications related to primary eye care and ocular disease. Dr. Forrest continues to provide outstanding optometric care at his above offices. He also continues his involvement with the world renowned Kremer Laser Eye Center by providing pre and post-operative co-management care of refractive and cataract patients.
George E. White, O.D. is a managing partner in Harleysville, Lansdale and Schwenksville Eye Associates, which are located throughout Montgomery County. Dr. White graduated from Siena College in New York, with a B.S. in Biology. He then attended the prestigious Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA where he obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. White then went on to complete his residency at The Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. White has authored numerous publications, including chapters in major optometric textbooks. He has lectured nationally and internationally on clinical topics including diagnostic testing and treatments. Dr. White continues to teach residents and student externs at several optometry schools. Dr. White continues to provide outstanding optometric care at his above affiliated offices. He also continues his involvement with the world renowned Kremer Laser Eye Canter by providing pre and post-operative co-management care to refractive and cataract patients. Dr. White’s successful experience with laser eye surgery himself at Kremer Laser Eye Center has been a tremendous benefit when planning his patients' surgery.
Rita T. Le, O.D. is a board certified optometrist. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Philadelphia University. Then, she attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry for her Doctorate in Optometry and graduated with clinical honors. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association. Dr. Le has practiced full scope optometry since she graduated: ranging from comprehensive eye exams, pediatric eye exams, contact lens exams of all types, (soft/ hard contacts, bifocal contacts and mono-vision contacts), diagnosed and managed ocular conditions and pre/post-operative management of cataract and refractive surgery. She has been an active volunteer for the Special Olympics, and has always offered a helping hand for those in need.
George R. Pronesti, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist and Philadelphia-area LASIK and cataract surgeon. He serves as National Associate Director of Kremer Eye Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Pronesti obtained his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Medical School in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency at the Friedenwald Eye Institute in Maryland. Prior to joining the surgical team at Kremer Eye Center, Dr. Pronesti was Vice Chairman of Maryland General Hospital's Department of Ophthalmology where he was responsible for the training of new doctors in leading-edge clinical and surgical techniques. Dr. Pronesti has authored numerous publications and is the inventor of the Golf Bifocal. Dr. Pronesti has performed thousands of LASIK procedures and continues to perform the latest, most innovative procedures by participating in many ongoing FDA protocols. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Baltimore Medical Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Leonard Ginsburg is Chairman of Moore Eye Institute and serves as Clinical Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is one of the only retina specialists in the United States also to be certified as a Diabetes Educator. Throughout his career, Dr. Ginsburg has been involved in many research projects, authored numerous articles, and has been instrumental in introducing several innovative technologies. He is well known for his work in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and the links between religion and medicine, often speaking and writing on these topics domestically and abroad. Dr. Ginsburg was motivated to become a retina surgeon as a child after witnessing his grandparents suffer total blindness due to macular degeneration and diabetes. He went to college and medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center and was a retinal fellow at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard University. He served as a staff physician at Joslin Diabetes Center and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston teaching ophthalmic residents. Dr. Ginsburg has received countless awards and in 2006, was chosen as National Physician of the Year by the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Physician Advisory Board.