Mark H. Blecher, MD
Philadelphia Eye Associates
1113 Hospital Drive, Suite 302
Willingboro, New Jersey 08046
Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
1703 South Broad Street, Suite 103
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148
2610 East Allegheny Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134
Dr. Mark H. Blecher
Offering LASIK eye surgery in Southern New Jersey
Mark H. Blecher, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and vision correction specialist who serves on the teaching staff of the world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Blecher has been actively involved in refractive surgery since 1995 and is one of the busiest cataract surgeons in the Delaware Valley, where he played an instrumental role in the introduction of modern refractive surgery.
Dr. Blecher was among the Delaware Valley's first ophthalmic surgeons to perform LASIK following its FDA approval, and he has served as a LASIK instructor for numerous other surgeons. He is a coveted speaker who gives lectures on advances in laser vision correction nationally and internationally. Dr. Blecher has also been selected by his peers as a "Top Doc" in refractive surgery.
In 1995, Dr. Blecher underwent refractive surgery himself, an experience that has given him a keen insight into the visual needs of his patients.
Laser Eye Surgery at Philadelphia Eye Associates
At Philadelphia Eye Associates, all patients are thoroughly examined to determine which refractive surgery option best suits their needs.
Many patients are candidates for custom wavefront-guided LASIK, a state-of-the-art procedure that takes highly accurate measurements of the corneas' curvature and creates a customized laser ablation profile for each eye.
Premium intraocular lenses the latest technological advancement in cataract surgery are also available. These include the ReSTOR lens, which simultaneously corrects for near, intermediate, and distance vision. Dr. Blecher uses the advanced "no needle, no stitch, no patch" technique when performing cataract surgery.
Philadelphia Eye Associates is also a full-service eye care center offering diagnosis and treatment for macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and glaucoma. Cosmetic eyelid surgery (oculoplastic surgery) is offered as well, as are Botox injections and Obagi skin care. All of the surgeons at Philadelphia Eye Associates have undergone rigorous surgical training at either the world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital or the prestigious Scheie Eye Institute.
About Mark H. Blecher, MD
Dr. Blecher earned his undergraduate degree at Brandeis University and his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Wills Eye Hospital, serving as Co-Chief Resident his third year.
Dr. Blecher is Co-Director of the Cataract Department at Wills Eye Hospital and serves on the teaching faculty. He is also the medical director of TLC laser center in Mt Laurel, New Jersey, where he performs the majority of the refractive surgery.
In addition to performing surgery, Dr. Blecher plays a leadership role in prominent ophthalmology organizations such as the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, holding instructional courses at the national meetings of both organizations. Dr. Blecher is the Chief Medical Editor of Review of Ophthalmology.