Top Doctors 2011

The Main Line area’s best practitioners in 28 specialties, as voted by thousands of their peers in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

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Photo by Jared CastaldiOphthalmology: Dr. Brian Forbes

CHOP Pediatric & Adolescent Specialty Care Center King of Prussia, 210 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia, (610) 337-3232; CHOP Pediatric & Adolescent Specialty Care Center Exton, Oaklands Corporate Park, 481 John Young Way, Exton, (610) 594-9008;

Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Wills Eye Hospital
Years in practice: 11
Recent advancements in his field: “The treatment of amblyopia, or lazy eye, is moving toward the use of atropine drops rather than the patch. Also, minimally invasive cataract surgery has made recovery time for kids much quicker. And the smaller incision makes the wound much more stable in patients who have a tendency to fiddle with their eyes.”
If he wasn’t a doctor, he’d be: A carpenter. “I always loved woodworking as a kid, but my dad steered me toward college instead of carpentry school.”

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