Doctors

Dr. Neil Vadhar, MD

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Dr. Vadhar is a board-certified ophthalmologist and has completed a fellowship in cornea, cataract, and laser refractive surgery. He is experienced in all types of corneal transplantation including partial thickness DMEK. Dr. Vadhar also specializes in cataract surgery utilizing the most advanced technology including astigmatism and presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses. Additionally, as an anterior segment specialist, he treats glaucoma, corneal infections, and ocular surface diseases such as dry eye.

Appointment Locations :

  • Wilmington, DE
  • Middletown, DE

Credentials:

  • Medical: Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Fellowship: Wills Eye Hospital

Languages:

  • English

What is exciting about Center for Advanced Eye Care: 

I am excited to provide the latest and most advanced surgical techniques to the Delaware population allowing for easier access to care and convenience for my patients.

I am from:

Hockessin, DE

Most likely to find me:

I enjoy spending time with family and friends, watching football, listening to music, and traveling.

Dr. Blair Armstrong, MD

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Dr. Blair Armstrong is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastic, orbital, and reconstructive surgery. She has a particular interest in eyelid reconstruction and cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical treatments of the face and periocular region. She has served as both an Assistant Professor and the Director of Opthalmic Plastic Reconstruction, and Orbital Surgery for Boston University.

Appointment Locations :

  • Langhorne, PA
  • Wilmington, DE

Credentials: 

  • Residency: Wills Eye Hospital, Ophthalmology
  • Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Transitional year
  • Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Neuro-ophthalmology, Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Reconstructive Surgery,

Languages: 

  • English

What is exciting about Center for Advanced Eye Care: 

I am excited provide my patients with natural, functional, and cosmetic results by finding the balance between science and aesthetics.

I am from:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Most likely to find me:

Spending time with my daughter and husband, traveling, trying out new restaurants, skiing, or at the beach (with sunscreen of course!)

Dr. Beeran Meghpara, MD

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Vision or Eyecare Expertise: 

Dr. Meghpara is a fellowship trained ophthalmologist and a renowned cataract, corneal, and LASIK surgeon. He takes pride in utilizing the latest technology in cataract surgery and intraocular lens implants to give his patients their best possible vision. He is the Director of Refractive Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital where he leads the department that performs laser vision correction surgeries like LASIK and PRK. Dr. Meghpara is a team ophthalmologist for the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team and was selected by his peers as both a Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctor and a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in 2021.

Appointment Locations: 

  • Wilmington, DE

Credentials: 

  • Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Ophthalmology Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery: University of Colorado

Languages:  Fluent Languages

  • English
  • Spanish (Conversational)

What is exciting about Center for Advanced Eye Care: 

I am excited to be an advocate for my patients; to give the time, commitment, and knowledge to offer the most customized plan for their cataract surgery. My patients can count on me to be up-to-date with the latest and bring the best care possible.

I am from:

Philadelphia PA and I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, IL.

Most likely to find me:

Golfing, skiing, and continuing to study as a Sommelier.

Dr. Mitchell Stein, MD

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Vision or Eyecare Expertise: 

Dr. Stein is a skilled and experienced physician with special attention directed toward glaucoma (laser surgery), medical retina, and intraocular injections for the treatment of retinal disease. He has practiced for 25 years in the Philadelphia region. Dr. Stein was a physician at a large Philadelphia glaucoma practice, which was one of the first to offer Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) for the treatment of glaucoma.

Appointment Locations: 

  • Langhorne, PA
  • Wilmington, DE

Credentials: 

  • University of Pennsylvania, Summa Cum Laude
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center-Internal Medicine Internship
  • Case Western Reserve University-Ophthalmology, Chief Resident, Clinical Instructor

Languages:  Fluent Languages

  • English

What is exciting about Center for Advanced Eye Care: 

I am excited to offer my patients a caring, professional atmosphere. I enjoy getting to know my patients, not just their vision problem.

I am from:

Philadelphia born and raised and I currently live in Berwyn, Chester County with my wife and three children.

Most likely to find me:

Spending time at the beach with my family and rooting for all the Philadelphia teams.

Dr. Bing Chiu, MD

Dr. Bing Chiu

Vision or Eyecare Expertise: 

Dr. Chiu is a skilled and experienced surgeon performing routine and complex cataract cases, including utilizing the newest intraocular lens implants that correct for astigmatism as well as near and distance vision. He is trained to diagnose and treat the full range of eye conditions including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, uveitis, corneal and optic nerve disorders.

Appointment Locations: 

  • Langhorne, PA
  • Wilmington, DE

Credentials:

  • Princeton University in Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Cum Laude
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Transitional Year Internship at Christiana Care
  • Ophthalmology Residency at New York University

Languages: 

  • English
  • Chinese Mandarin

What is exciting about Center for Advanced Eye Care:

I enjoy patient care and provide thorough, personal care by informing and educating patients about their eye conditions.      

I am from:

New York City and Northern New Jersey and relocated to Bucks County.

Most likely to find me:

I enjoy walking with my wife and golden retriever and traveling the world searching for the perfect soup dumpling and bubble tea.

 

Nelson Leonard Profile

Vision or Eyecare Expertise: 

Dr. Nelson is the Co-Director of the Pediatric Ophthalmology Department and Director of the Strabismus Center at Wills Eye Hospital. He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Nelson is the co-editor of the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and has authored over 275 publications and 15 textbooks in pediatric ophthalmology. He is consistently listed as a Top Doctor in Philadelphia Magazine and Best Doctors in the U.S. Currently, he is the principal investigator of a major grant study on Nystagmus Surgery. 

Appointment Locations: 

  • Wilmington, DE

Credentials:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology - 1981 
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • Internship, General Surgery – The South Harvard Surgical Service at New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston 
  • Ophthalmology Residency – New York University, Bellevue Medical Center, New York City 
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology – The Children’s Hospital National Medical Center of George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 
  • Fellowship, Ocular Genetics – Wilmer Eye Institute of John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 

Languages: 

  • English

What is exciting about Center for Advanced Eye Care:

I am most excited to talk with patients and give them an understanding of their condition and how I can provide a solution that will fit their lifestyle. I enjoy the fun of the exam with my patients and them learning about me.      

I am from:

I am from Brooklyn, New York and currently reside with my family in Haverford, Pennsylvania. 

Most likely to find me:

I enjoy spending time with my family and particularly enjoy watching my grandkids play sports (basketball of course is my preference). 

 

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