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SPONSORED CONTENT PROFESSIONAL PROFILE SPONSORED CONTENT DR. SHANNON BURGESS OPTOMETRIST Dr. Shannon Burgess is well known throughout the Phoenixville region for compassionate care. She has built her extraordinary reputation on an innate ability to listen to patients and to use her skills and experience to meet their needs. In addition to helping patients maintain their eye health, she specializes in challenging refractions, including patients requiring prism correction, occupational eyewear, and computer vision correction. Dr. Burgess uses her years of advanced contact lens fitting experience to give many, including those with astigmatism and near focusing problems, the option to see clearly without glasses. Dr. Burgess is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She completed her residency in Primary Eye Care at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia. After completing her residency, Dr. Burgess worked in both private practice as well as a multi-discipline group practice. She also spent two years as a clinical study doctor with the National Eye Institute’s Vision in Preschoolers study, providing vision and eye health screenings to children in Philadelphia’s public schools. Dr. Burgess’ passion for community service began in graduate school when she traveled with the Student Optometric Service to Humanity organization to Guatemala. She and her colleagues provided vision and eye health screenings and dispensed donated eyeglasses to hundreds of local residents. Dr. Burgess continues to serve the Phoenixville community through her work with The Clinic and The Phoenixville Community Education Foundation. 610.917.0700 1260 Valley Forge Road, Suite 108, Phoenixville, PA 19460 ValleyForgeEye.com 62 1.800.558.0940, ext. 202 TO ADVERTISE | Phoenixville Area