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Welcome To Brewer Eye Associates

Optometrists in Philadelphia and North Wales, PA

Here at Brewer Eye Associates, we are proud to serve Philadelphia and North Wales, PA. Our team of professionals is dedicated to giving our patients the highest quality of optometry care. We offer a full range of optometry services so all of your family’s needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your vision, please don’t hesitate to contact us today!

Brewer Eye Associates Gives Back

At Brewer Eye Associates, we love giving back to our community, as well as other communities. Dr. Brewer and her team have regularly been a part of OneSight.

OneSight is the independent nonprofit with the solutions, people and resources to eradicate the vision care crisis for good. We believe that when the world sees better, the world lives better—and that with clear vision, we can take on humanity’s greatest challenges. Together with donors, volunteers, partners and sponsors, we bring eye exams, glasses and permanent vision centers to the individuals and places that need eye care the most. We’ve impacted over 37 million people in 53 countries and counting—creating opportunity and sustainable change along the way. And to think, it all started in 1988 with an idea to give away 25 pairs of glasses to local kids who couldn’t afford them.


Our office provides state of the art optomap ultra-widefield retinal imaging. The optomap is a digital image of the retina produced by Optos scanning laser technology. It is the only technology that can capture 82% view of your retina at one time. The images are created by non-invasive, low-intensity scanning lasers with no adverse health effects and safe for all ages. The imaging takes less than a second and may help your eye doctor detect problems more quickly and easily. Some of the first signs of diseases such as stroke, diabetes and even some cancers can be seen in your retina, often before you have other symptoms can be detected by the ultra-widefield imaging. Unlike traditional retinal exams, the optomap image can be saved for future comparisons.

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Gretchen Brewer, O.D.

Dr. Gretchen Brewer, originally from the Pittsburgh area, graduated with honors from Washington & Jefferson College in 1995. She received a B.S. and Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry and graduated in 1999. After completing school, she started her career in the Washington, D.C. area but returned to Philadelphia where she has been practicing for the last 15 years.

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Kathryn Hopper, O.D.

Kathryn Hopper, O.D. is an optometrist at Brewer Eye Associates, where she provides vision care at our Philadelphia and North Wales locations. She is originally from Newburgh, New York. She graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University.

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Jacqueline Molinda, O.D.

Jacqueline Molinda, O.D. is an optometrist at Brewer Eye Associates, where she provides vision care for our Philadelphia and North Wales locations. Dr.Molinda graduated from Pennsylvania State University (Eberly College of Science) with a Bachelor of Science and a minor in Psychology. She then received her Doctorate of Optometry from State University of New York College of Optometry. After Optometry school she did a one-year primary care residency at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC that focused on the treatment and management of ocular disease, low vision, and specialty contact lens.

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Leanne Laporte, O.D.

Leanne Laporte, O.D. is an optometrist at Brewer Eye Associates providing vision care at our Philadelphia location. She is a Philadelphia native, and earned her Bachelor’s degree from Arcadia University. Immediately following, she attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University where she received her Doctorate of Optometry. During her optometric training, she completed a rotation in advanced pediatrics at The Eye Institute and pursued concentrations in binocular vision and specialty contact lenses.

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Dr. Shilpi Mehta

Dr. Shilpi Mehta is a full scope Pennsylvania glaucoma and therapeutics MiSight optometrist and graduate of New England College of Optometry in Boston with over 13 years of clinical experience seeing ages 4 and above. Her clinical experience includes working for Pearlevision franchise and Lenscrafters sublease doctors in the Boston and Philadelphia areas and interned 6 months at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute ( #1 ranked in ophthalmology for 21+ years). She received a MA in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and BA in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Texas at Austin. She lives with her family including 2 very dog-like cats in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Her hobbies include gluten-free cooking, hiking, travel, and yoga.

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Dr. Christopher Pentes

Christopher Pentes is an optometrist with Brewer Eye Associates, providing vision care in the North Wales location. Dr. Pentes is from Steubenville, OH, and studied Biology at Miami University of Ohio. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry, during which he completed rotations focusing on ocular disease and specialty contact lenses. During his spare time, Dr. Pentes enjoys skiing, hiking, reading, and video games.

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