Meet the optometrists, serving North Wales and the entire Philadelphia area!

The eye doctors at Dr. Brewer and Associates ensure quality eye care services for our patients by constantly staying updated on the latest and very best developments in the optometric industry. Find out more about Drs. Brewer, Hopper, and Laporte below:

Leanne Laporte, OD

Dr. Leanne Laporte, a Philadelphia native, earned her Bachelor’s degree from Arcadia University in 2013. Immediately following, she began her graduate studies at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. 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. Dr. Laporte graduated with her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2017. She is nationally board-certified and licensed in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of ocular conditions, such as vision problems, eye infections, dry eye, and glaucoma. The detection of cataracts, macular degeneration, and ocular changes due to systemic diseases like diabetes and hypertension is also within her scope of practice. In her spare time, Dr. Laporte enjoys painting, playing tennis, and traveling.

Dr. Gretchen Brewer


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.

Dr. Brewer is therapeutically trained and is certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease.  She also fits contact lenses and works with specialty lenses such as rigid gas permeables, bifocals and astigmatism lenses.

Dr. Brewer also works with patients of all ages and participates in the Infant See Program.  She is currently a member of the PCOS, AOA, POA, and Alldocs organizations.  Dr. Brewer has also been an active participant in the Gift of Sight program and been on two international missions.  Dr. Brewer currently resides in Abington, Pa. with her husband and children.

Greeting you at the front desk with a smile!

Staff of Dr. Brewer and Associates in Northwest Philadelphia and North Wales

Dr. Brewer and Associates Team

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