Dr. Weaver's interest in optometry began at a young age. When he was six-years-old, one of his first grade classmates flung a pencil into the air that landed in his right eye. Fortunately, Dr. Weaver and his right eye survived the incident, but that was the first of many trips to the local optometrist, which left a lasting impression that led him down the career path of becoming an eye doctor.
Dr. Weaver received his high school diploma from Palmerton Area High School in 1995. He attended Elizabethtown College, obtaining his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1999. He graduated magna cum laude, with a major in Biology, a minor in chemistry and a pre-medicine concentration. Dr. Weaver received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in May 2003.
Dr. Weaver is a certified optometrist by the National Board Examiners of Optometry. He currently holds a therapeutic license in the state of Pennsylvania, allowing him to diagnose and treat/manage ocular disease conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, “pink eye,” retinal disease, side-effects from high risk medications, etc. He maintains his licensure by regularly attending continuing educational classes and conferences.
Dr. Weaver’s clinical experience in optometry school included the following sites:
- Veteran’s Health Administration Hospital, Lowell, MA
- East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, East Boston, MA
- Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Boston, MA
- New England Eye Institute, Boston, MA
His doctorate studies provided his experience in primary care, ocular disease, specialty/complex contact lens fittings, LASIK pre- and post-operative management, cataract pre- and post-operative management, glaucoma treatment and management, pediatrics, vision therapy and low vision.
After graduating from the New England College of Optometry, he worked at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Massachusetts Eye Care Associates and State Street Eye Health Associates; gaining more experience in ocular disease, specialty contact lens fittings and primary care.
Dr. Weaver returned to his home state of Pennsylvania to work for Berks Eye Physicians & Surgeons in Wyomissing in 2004. His responsibilities included post-operative care for cataract patients, comprehensive and emergency eye examinations, refractions and all contact lens fittings.
At Weaver Eye Care Associates, Dr. Weaver practices full-scope optometry for patients of all ages. He provides wellness eye examinations as well as medical and ocular emergency visits, with an emphasis on contact lens fittings, children’s exams, glaucoma treatment and management, cataract management and sports vision.
When Dr. Weaver isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his loving wife, Laura and his daughters, Kaylee and Chloe. He has a passion for the game of golf, which he began playing at the age of five and competed at the high school and collegiate levels. He also enjoys creative outlets, such as writing music, writing stories, and playing guitar and piano. Recreationally, he likes exercising, hiking, biking, skiing and snowboarding. He is also a lifetime Philadelphia Eagles fan.