Welcome to Kennett Square Eye Care

We would like to welcome you to Kennett Square Eye Care.  Our team of doctors Dr. Rosemary McPherson,
Dr. Barry Kanofsky, Dr. Jonia Mekel and staff have provided excellent personalized eye care in Kennett Square and throughout Chester County for over 40 years.  We are a full service eye care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments.  Patients throughout the region come to Kennett Square Eye Care because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation.

We offer comprehensive eye exams and full contact lens and spectacle services.  We provide management of ocular diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy with the latest diagnostic technology.  Please see our full list of Eyecare Services or call the office at (610) 444-5522 with any questions.

We look forward to caring for you and your family.

Kennett Square Eye Care
216 S. Mill Rd. Suite 112
Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 444-5522

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Meet Our Eye Doctors

  • Barry Kanofsky, OD

    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.

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  • Jonia Hsu Mekel, OD

    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.

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  • Rosemary E. McPherson, OD

    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.

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "We use Anderson Optometry for all of our family’s vision needs. Recently, we had to have our youngest fitted for new glasses and he made the experience fun for her and informative for us. We know Dr. Anderson will always take good care of our family’s eye care and that’s why we wouldn’t go to anywhere else."
    The Harrison Family
  • "Dr. Anderson and his staff are so patient and friendly. Dr. Anderson prescribed me glasses and I had the toughest time picking out frames. They didn’t rush, but instead made helpful suggestions and now I have an awesome pair of frames, not to mention the fact that I can see ten times better than before. You guys are the best!"
    Shelly

Featured Articles

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

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  • Allergies

    Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not only do eye allergies cause discomfort, but they can also interfere with daily activities. Eye Allergy Causes Medically referred to as allergic ...

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  • Learning-Related Vision Problems

    Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, math disorder, writing disorder, auditory processing deficits, or visual processing deficits. Although each child with a learning disability is unique, many also have associated visual problems. Addressing these vision disorders may alleviate some symptoms ...

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  • UV Radiation and Your Eyes

    Optometry warnings about the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation on our eyes have not yet reached the degree of public awareness of that of skin damage. Yet, the sun can be just as damaging upon our eyes with unprotected exposure. Short-term exposure to very bright sunlight can result in a type ...

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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Location

Hours of Operation

Kennett Square Office

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Select Saturdays

Sunday:

Closed