700 Horizon Circle, Suite 204
Chalfont, PA 18914
Brian M. Sucheski, MD, and Rebecca S. Walker, MD, FACS, are board-certified ophthalmologists with more than 10 years of experience treating Bucks County cataract surgery patients. As founders of Eye Associates, a full-service eye care facility, Drs. Sucheski and Walker provide a wide range of vision correction treatment options, including cataract surgery with advanced intraocular lens implants (IOLs). They are committed to providing the highest quality of eye care in a comfortable yet efficient environment.
Dr. Sucheski is considered an authority in his field. He was the first ophthalmologist to perform LASIK surgery at the esteemed Wills Eye Surgical Center in Bucks County, and has since performed thousands of cataract, LASIK and PRK procedures, with excellent visual results. Outside of Eye Associates, Dr. Sucheski serves as associate professor at Wills Eye Hospital. In addition, he was selected as a LaserVision Gold Surgeon, an honor given to leaders in the field of laser vision correction.
Dr. Walker is also highly respected as a leader in ophthalmology. She completed advanced fellowship training in glaucoma, has authored many textbook chapters on the evaluation and treatment of glaucoma and serves as assistant professor on the Glaucoma Service at the Wills Eye Institute. Dr. Walker is a Diplomate, Fellow and board examiner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Drs. Sucheski and Walker and their team perform sophisticated "micro-incision, no-stitch" cataract surgery with standard or advanced-technology IOLs. The laser eye surgeon starts the procedure by creating a small, self-sealing incision in the eye. The surgeon then performs a step called "phacoemulsification," during which he or she inserts an ultrasonic probe that gently breaks up the cataract-diseased lens into microscopic pieces. This facilitates the removal of the cataractous lens, allowing the ophthalmologist to flush or suction the fragments from the eye. The cataract-diseased lens is replaced with an IOL to restore clear vision after surgery. Eye Associates offers an array of IOL options, including Crystalens accommodating IOLs, which move with the eye muscles to allow the patient to see clearly at several distances. They also offer astigmatism-correcting ReSTOR and Alcon toric IOLs.
Thanks to topical anesthetic eye drops that are administered before the start of cataract surgery, the procedure is generally considered painless. Depending on the type of IOL chosen, patients who undergo cataract surgery under the care of Dr. Sucheski or Dr. Walker are able to achieve improved vision at multiple distances and, in some cases, can greatly reduce or eliminate their daily dependence on prescription eyewear.
In addition to cataract surgery, the laser eye surgeons of Eye Associates offer LASIK, PRK, glaucoma treatment, management of diabetic eye diseases and treatment of dry eye, among a number of other eye care services.
To schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Sucheski or Dr. Walker to learn more about your vision correction options, please contact Eye Associates by calling (800) 681-7749 today.Email the Surgeon
Brian Sucheski, MD, earned his bachelor's degree at Pennsylvania State University, where he graduated with highest distinction. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Penn State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where he served as president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and graduated at the top of his class. Dr. Sucheski then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital, serving as chief resident.
Rebecca S. Walker, MD, FACS, earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Michigan, graduating with honors. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Walker completed her ophthalmology residency at Washington University / Barnes Hospital, which is rated one of the top 10 ophthalmology programs by U.S. News & World Report. During her residency, she was selected as chief resident. Dr. Walker then completed advanced fellowship training in glaucoma at the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Walker further demonstrates her dedication to helping individuals who are visually impaired by serving as vice president on the board of directors for the Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
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