Dr. Ralph Sando Jr. performs state-of-the-art cataract surgery using devices such as the femtosecond laser and ORA. Over his 20-year career, he has implanted nearly every premium lens to hit the market and continues to offer the most advanced lenses. He's known for making complicated eye problems easy to understand. As a board-certified Wills Eye staff physician, Dr. Sando Jr. treats a wide range of ocular disease and performs routine exams. Dr. Sando Jr. performs surgery at Main Line Surgery Center, Wills Eye Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery
Premium Lens Surgery
Dry Eye Treatment
YAG Capsulotomy and Iridotomy
Diabetic Retinal Exams
Comprehensive Eye Exams
Contact Lens Fittings
Routine Eye Exams
Chief of Ophthalmology Service at Bryn Mawr Hospital, 2007 –present.
Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
Main Line Today Magazine Top Doctor 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019
Philadelphia Ophthalmology Associates.
Director. August 6, 2007 - present
Associate Director. July 9, 2001- August 6, 2007
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. July 9, 2001 – present
100 Church Road. Suite 100. Ardmore, PA 19003 (610) 649-7616
913 Walnut Street. Suite 200. Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 627-1515
Bryn Mawr Hospital. Chief of Ophthalmology Service.
August 16, 2007 - present
Temple University Hospital. Philadelphia, PA
Ophthalmology Residency. July 1, 1998 – June 30, 2001
Chief Ophthalmology Resident. July 1, 2000 – June 30, 2001
Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Upland, PA
Transitional Internship. June 20, 1997 – June 19, 1998
Temple University School of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA
M.D. May 24, 1997
Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society – fall 1996
Medical Alumni Association Board of Directors 7/1/2008-6/30/2012
Yale University. New Haven, CT
B.A. – American Studies – May 1993
Awards: The Meade Cup – an award given to the Berkeley College senior who demonstrated excellence in leadership
Clinical Assistant Professor (Adjunct):
-Dept. of Ophthalmology - Temple University School of Medicine
Instructor in Ophthalmology:
- Wills Eye Institute
- Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5pm
Blue Card PPO
Federal Blue Cross
Health Options Program (HOP)
Highmark Blue Shield
Independence Blue Cross
Keystone Health Plan East
Oxford (United Healthcare)
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Cataracts, laser cataract surgery, laser surgery, glaucoma, SLT, YAG capsulotomy and iridotomy, macular degeneration, dry eye, blepharitis, Lipiflow, plaquenil screenings, diabetic eye exams, oculoplastic surgery, ptosis repair, ectropion repair, stye, refractions, contact lens fittings, routine eye exams.