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Our Philadelphia Optometrist

At Modern Optometry, our team is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

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(From left to right: Heather, Michelle, Dr. Verna, Jason, Brenda, Kathleen)

Our eye doctor is passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of designer eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our team and make an appointment!

Dr. Rebecca Verna, O.D.

Dr. Rebecca Verna, O.D. is an Optometric Physician specializing in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Diseases and Contact Lens Fitting here in Northeast Philadelphia. Dr. Verna is a 2002 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She has her Undergraduate Degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Verna's experience includes over 13 years with a large optometric practice in Delaware County, PA.

In addition to her skills as a primary care eye clinician, Dr. Verna is committed to having state of the art equipment and technology available to all patients. She realizes that technology is constantly changing, and it’s important to use the newest equipment possible to ensure the highest quality of care. This equipment can also help detect problems before symptoms even begin! You can read about some of our updated Eye Technology we use.

Dr. Steven Nissman, M.D.

Dr. Steven Nissman is a Board Certified fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is an active researcher who has published extensively in medical journals. He has been honored multiple times with the Golden Apple Teaching Award for excellence in clinical teaching at University of Pennsylvania’s Scheie Eye Institute and is listed among "America's Top Ophthalmologists" by the Consumers Research Council of America. Dr. Nissman provides comprehensive adult and pediatric eye care and performs a wide range of ocular surgery including LASIK and state of the art no-stitch cataract surgery. He has a focus in oculofacial plastic surgery (functional and cosmetic eyelid surgery). He is also the director of the Pennsylvania Diabetic Eye Center which provides excellence in the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinal disease.

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Philadelphia Office


10:00 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-8:00 pm


10:00 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-8:00 pm


10:00 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-4:00 pm




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