(610) 444-5522
217-219 E State Street 
Kennett Square, PA 19348  

About Us

Dr. Barry Kanofsky - Eye Doctors

Barry Kanofsky, O.D.

Dr. Kanofsky is a native of Kennett Square and has been in practice for 42 years. He attended Temple University and received a Bachelor of Science and his Doctorate in Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He returned to Kennett Square to practice with his father who started the practice in 1945. Dr. Kanofsky attends numerous educational conferences to maintain the highest standards in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease. He has helped many local children and families through the Lions Club and La Comunidad Hispana. 

Dr. Kanofsky has been a leader in the Kennett Square community for many years. He was past President of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, Kennett Area Rotary Club, and  Kennett  Area Senior Center, which his father founded.  He was Citizen of the Year in Southern Chester County in 1992.  He looks forward to providing quality eye care to his community for many years to come.


Dr. Jonia H. Mekel - Eye Doctors

Jonia Hsu Mekel, O.D.

Dr. Mekel graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and continued her education at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry for her Doctorate in Optometry. Before joining the practice in 1991, Dr. Mekel received specialized training in pediatric vision care at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA. She also completed an extensive rotation in ocular disease management at the VA Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Mekel is committed to providing quality family eye care and enjoys the challenges of helping patients meet their unique visual needs. She strives to make each patient feel comfortable in the practice and continues to educate on the importance of routine eye care for its value in early detection and prevention of eye disease.


Dr. Rosemary E. McPherson Optometrists - Eye Doctors

Rosemary E. McPherson, O.D.

Dr. McPherson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Physiology from Pennsylvania State University in 1988. She followed her undergraduate work with a postgraduate research year at the Cerebrovascular Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Neurology. Dr. McPherson received her Doctorate in Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1993 and completed a residency in primary care/ocular disease with Chief of Ophthalmology at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Bryn Mawr, PA. She continued her training as an adjunct instructor at the Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Currently Dr. McPherson’s focus is primary eye care with an emphasis on the diagnosis of diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. She has extensive experience in contact lenses and the post-operative management of refractive surgery patients. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages.