Herbert J. Nevyas, M.D.
Dr. Herbert J. Nevyas is a recognized leader in ophthalmic surgery, particularly cataract and refractive surgery. He is a Clinical Professor at the Drexel University College of Medicine. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa honor society and was awarded the Oliver Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology. He interned at Thomas Jefferson University and completed his postgraduate training in ophthalmology at the Institute of Ophthalmology of the University of London and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Nevyas has directed a practice in medical and surgical ophthalmology since 1964. Nevyas Eye Associates currently has four locations: Bala Cynwyd, Center City Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia and Marlton, New Jersey. He founded the practice's ambulatory surgical center, the Delaware Valley Laser Surgery Institute in 1989.
An innovator in surgical equipment and procedures, Dr. Nevyas holds a number of ophthalmic patents. Techniques and instruments bearing his name are used worldwide. He also has invented two varieties of intraocular lens implants. In addition to cataract and a full range of refractive surgery procedures including LASIK excimer laser surgery, Dr. Nevyas performs other procedures including corneal transplant, glaucoma and YAG laser surgery. He has delivered many papers on cataract, glaucoma and refractive surgery, including a number of award-winning presentations. He has lectured widely and has authored more than 40 ophthalmic publications for major journals.
Dr. Nevyas is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a founding member of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and a member of numerous other professional organizations.
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