Dr. Guy Brignola completed his Bachelors Degree at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, and a Masters Degree at Villanova University. Dr. Brignola received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, now known as Salus University. He graduated with clinical honors and received the Philadelphia County Optometric Society Award at graduation. He received clinical training at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, the VA Hospital Medical Center in Wilmington, Delaware, Broward Eye Care in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and the Eye Surgery Center of Louisiana in New Orleans. As a member of the Student Optometric Service to Humanity he participated in volunteer medical missions providing refractive and medical eye care in remote villages in Guatemala and Belize.
Dr. Brignola has over 20 years of experience working at ophthalmology practices providing comprehensive and medical eye exams, contact lens evaluations, refractive surgery consultations and post-operative care. Dr. Brignola is therapeutically certified to treat and manage eye disease including glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and dry eye. For dry eye patients, he offers the Ocusoft Therma 1-Touch procedure to express the meibomian glands of the eyelids to alleviate symptoms of evaporative dry eye disease. Dr. Brignola has served as a clinical preceptor for Salus University providing clinical education to third and fourth year optometry students. He also provides clinical medicine lectures on eye care for the Physician Assistant (PA) programs at Thomas Jefferson University and West Chester University.
Dr. Brignola grew up in the Philadelphia area and currently resides in Chester County with his wife, two children and two cats. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, gardening and cheering on the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers and Flyers. He sees patients at the South Broad Street and Allegheny offices.