Dr. Mark Eger    Following his 1968 graduation from the Ohio State University College of Optometry where he served as president of the optometric fraternity, Epsilon Psi Epsilon, Dr. Eger joined in practice with his father, Elmer H. Eger, O.D. He then served as a Captain in the United States Air Force from 1969-71 at Keesler Air Force Base, the Medical Center for the Southeast U.S., in Biloxi, MS. After fulfilling his Vietnam War military obligation, he returned to practice in Coraopolis in 1971.

   Dr. Eger donates much of his time to community activities and organizations. He was a 17-year member of the Moon Township Rotary Club, a past president and past chairman of all executive offices and committees. Dr. Eger also served as chairman of the Rotary's District 730 Conference.

   Additionally, Dr. Eger's involvement in the Moon Area School District is extensive. As a member of the PTA, he was on the Afterprom and Blast-Off Committees, which promote and sponsor alcohol and substance-free events for high school students. Dr. Eger also served on two advisory committees concerning special education and basic educational requirements within the district. He served as the school district's optometrist for over twenty-five years, conducting visual screenings on every first grader each year. He has also implemented school screening programs in other area public and private elementary schools. And, he has been involved with other professionals and businessmen to promote optometry at career day conferences for high school students.

   As a member of the Health Care Team for the Holy Family Institute, a residential treatment center for children in crisis, Dr. Eger has provided free comprehensive vision examinations to every young person entering the institute in need of eye care. He serves as the optometrist for a local ARC, a retarded citizen�s center. Additionally, Dr. Eger was a scoutmaster, a chairperson for the Coraopolis and Western Area YMCAs, past president of the Montour Heights Country Club, a member of the advisory committee for Moon Township Parks and Recreation, and was a host of a local cable TV program, which introduced local leaders and groups to the community.

   As a 37-year member of the American Academy of Optometry, Dr. Eger has served as a Regional Chair, National Vice-Chair, and National Chair of The Committee on Admittance. In 1998 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Academy, which is an international optometric organization of more than 5,000 members dedicated to vision research and education. He has served the Academy as its Secretary-Treasurer, President-Elect, and will serve as President of the Academy during the years 2009 and 2010. He has also served as a charter member and chairman for a regional task force involving local optometrists and ophthalmologists studying the impact of managed care in the area. In 1998, Dr. Eger was appointed by the governor of Pennsylvania to serve on the State Board of Optometry, and completed a four-year obligation.

   Dr. Eger along with three other local optometrists in 1995 founded the AllSight Laser Center located in Wexford, PA, which provides laser vision correction to nearsighted patients. Today the center is the TLC Laser Center of Pittsburgh. TLC is the largest provider of laser vision correction in the nation with 55 centers in major cities across the country. He has served both businesses as a Board member and officer. In addition, he has served as president of Resident Eye Care Associates of SW PA that provides in-the-facility vision care to nursing home residents.

   Dr. Eger was a board member of the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society, served on the Contact Lens Prescription Release Task Force, and is a member of the Optometric Foundation that sponsors vision research.

   Dr. Eger has been married to his wife Susan for 41 years. They have two sons, Noah Michael, also an optometrist, and a partner in the Eger Eye Group; and Jason Aaron, a Penn State graduate, currently working in Pittsburgh, PA as a Director of Project Management for an international software company.

   In 1994, the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society awarded �Optometrist of the Year for Western Pennsylvania� to Dr. Eger. In 1996, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association awarded �Optometrist of the Year for the State� to Dr. Eger.

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Dr. Noah EgerDr. Noah Eger    Dr. Noah Michael Eger joined the practice in 1997 and represents the third generation of optometry in the family. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Vertebrae Physiology from the Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Science from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. In 1997 he was graduated with honors, with a Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

   Noah is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the American Optometric Association. He has performed vision screenings and acted as the eye consultant for local school districts: Moon Area, Cornell, St. Joseph, and Rhema. As a member of the Health Care Team for the Holy Family Institute, a residential treatment center for children in crisis, he has provided comprehensive vision examinations to those young persons in need of eye care. Dr. Noah has participated in VisionUSA by providing gratis services to the indigent. He serves as optometrist for a local ARC, and was the consultant to the Robinson Development Center for the mentally and physically handicapped. Noah also provides geriatric eye care to several nursing homes in Western Pennsylvania. Additionally, Dr. Eger had been the staff optometrist at Vencor Hospital in Pittsburgh.

   In September 1999, Dr. Eger was published as the feature article in Optometric Management titled Taking a Closer Look at Nursing Homes. Dr. Noah has also conducted an Ellerbrock continuing education lecture entitled "Nursing Home Eye Care" for the past three years at the American Academy of Optometry. At the 1996 Academy meeting in Orlando, he presented a poster on Coats Disease. Dr. Noah frequently lectures at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry to third year students. He is an adjunct professor to the Salus University/Pennsyvania College of Optometry.

   Dr. Eger is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Coraopolis and was a founding member of the Coraopolis Downtown Restoration and Management Team. Noah is a member of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, sat on the board as president of the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society, and sits on the POA Legislative Affairs Committee. He has been a member of the Corporate Advisory Committee for Citizen Care, Inc., which pursues employment opportunities for the mentally handicapped. Dr. Noah also is a founding member of the Pennsylvania Optometric Partnership for Progress. Noah was also the team eye doctor of the Pittsburgh Forge junior ice hockey team.

    In 2000, the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society awarded "Young Optometrist of the Year for Western Pennsylvania" to Dr. Eger. And in 2008 the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society named him "Optometrist of the Year." Dr. Noah Eger lectures nationally on a variety of topics that include ocular allergies, viral eye infections, therapeutics, glaucoma and technology.

He currently resides in Moon Township and is an avid golfer, Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers fan, as well as the Nittany Lions.

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Dr. Noah EgerDr. Noah Eger    Dr. Kevin D. Clark, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist and primary ophthalmologist and consultant to the Eger Eye Group. Dr. Clark specializes in bifocal and toric implants. He also has a great deal of expertise in corneal and refractive surgeries, laser retinal treatments and glaucoma laser treatments.

   Dr. Clark graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1985, where his educational emphasis was in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics and French. Dr. Clark earned his medical degree in 1989 from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. After completing an internship at The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Dr. Clark entered his ophthalmology residency at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia, where he served as Chief Resident.

   Dr. Clark has also served as an assistant clinical instructor in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh. Among his many achievements, Dr. Clark has earned special certifications in many specialized procedures, including custom LASIK, Intralase, PRK, Intacs, and premium implants including ICL, Verisyse, Acrysof Toric,Crystalens, ReSTOR and Rezoom. In his free time, Dr. Clark enjoys playing music with several local bands, and has written music for several local orchestras, including the Pittsburgh Philharmonic, McKeesport Symphony, Edgewood Symphony, and Wheeling Symphony.

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