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Meet The Optometrist

Dr. Scott Edmonds

Dr. Scott Edmonds is the senior member of Edmonds Eye Associates. He is the Co-Director of the Low Vision and Contact Lens Service at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia. In addition, he is the Chief Medical Officer at March Vision Care in Los Angeles, California and the CEO of The Edmonds Group health care consulting firm. He is a clinical professor at Western University of Health Sciences- College of Optometry and a member of the Adjunct faculty of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. He is member of the Allied Medical staff of the Lankenau Hospital, and was the former chief of the Neuro-Optometry Unit at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.  He has written and lectured extensively on clinical and public health topics. He is currently the author of the award winning  featured BLOG on Health Care Reform for Primary Care Optometry News.

A 1976 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a1980 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Dr. Edmonds is a past President of the Philadelphia Optometric Society, the Chester Delaware Optometric Society and the 1988 President of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association. On the national level, he has served as the Chairman of a number of committees for the American Optometric Association and recently completed his term on the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education.

Dr. Edmonds was honored by the Pennsylvania College of Optometry as the Preceptor of the Year in 1983. He was honored as the Optometrist of the Year in 1985 by the Philadelphia Optometric Society and again in 2008 by the Chester-Delaware Optometric Society. He was the honored as the Pennsylvania Optometric Association Optometrist of the Year in 2008. His BLOG on Primary Care Optometry News won an 2015 APEX Award of Excellence.

Dr. Ryan Edmonds

Dr. Ryan Edmonds is an Optometrist with offices in Drexel Hill, Great
Valley and Philadelphia providing complete eye care services for the
surrounding communities.

As a licensed optometrist in Pennsylvania and Alaska since 2010, Dr. Edmonds began providing comprehensive eye care which has grown to include the specialty areas
of Low Vision and Advanced Contact Lens Fitting and Management.  He utilizes skills in
evaluating, diagnosing, and treating of all disorders that affect the eye or vision. In addition to training in eye diseases and disorders, Dr. Edmonds is also taking an Interest in the scope of public health going beyond eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and Keratoconus and into the counseling and early detection of diabetes and

Dr. Edmonds split his first 4 years of practice to provide eye-care
throughout southwestern Alaska and his home base here in Philadelphia.
In remote distant villages he brought much needed services through
small planes and snowmobiles to equip the native population with
glasses, contact lenses, and ocular health examinations.  After four
years of working between Philadelphia, PA and Alaska, he has grounded
himself with Edmonds Eye Associates and is happy to join the family
practice full time.

He is currently serving as the President of the Chester-Delaware Society of Optometry. He lectures on low vision and rural community health. He is the co-author of the Chapter on Low Vision in a clinical book, Wills Eye Institute 5-minute Ophthalmology Consult published in 2012.

Dr. Theresa Neiderer

Dr. Neiderer graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1987. While there she completed externships including Einstien Medical Center in Philadelphia where she was trained in the management of medical eye disorders, The Lynch Pediatric/Binocular Vision Department at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Specialty Contact Lens Services at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Dr. Neiderer is therapeutically certified to treat and manage eye diseases including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and macular degeneration as well as managing pre and postoperative surgical patients. She is trained in the treatment of visual disorders that require vision therapy.

Prior to joining the Edmonds Eye Associates in 1996, Dr. Neiderer worked with HealthAmerica, a center based Health Maintenance Organization in the Pittsburgh area where she provided provided comprehensive eye care and management of eye disease. She also worked with West Penn Eye Associates at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh where she cared for post-op surgery patients.

Now at Edmonds Eye Associates, Dr. Neiderer enjoys seeing patients of all ages. She is experienced providing comprehensive and medical eye exams as well as fitting  both hard and soft lenses for people of all ages. Dr. Neiderer also participates in the management of patients with acute brain injury.

Dr. Neiderer regularly attends numerous educational conferences to maintain the highest standards in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease and eye disorders as well as the newest advances in technology and contact lenses.

Dr. Neiderer has spent time mentoring high school and college school students who desire to pursue a career in the optometric field. She also provides services to the underprivileged in her community.


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