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Dr. Ralph S. Sando, Jr., M.D.
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Dr. Ralph S. Sando, Jr., M.D.

Philadelphia Ophthalmology Associates


Philadelphia Ophthalmology Associates

100 Church Rd
Suite 100
Ardmore, PA

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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.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Cataract Surgery

Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Premium Lens Surgery

Laser Surgery

Dry Eye Treatment

Glaucoma Management


YAG Capsulotomy and Iridotomy

Macular Degeneration





Plaquenil Screenings

Diabetic Retinal Exams

Oculoplastic Surgery

Ptosis Repair

Ectropion Repair

Chalazion/Stye Treatment

Comprehensive Eye Exams


Contact Lens Fittings

Routine Eye Exams

Awards or Certifications

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

What's your background, education and training?

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

Academic Titles:

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

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5pm

Insurances Accepted

Blue Card PPO

Blue Cross

Blue Shield


Federal Blue Cross

Health Options Program (HOP)

Highmark Blue Shield

Humana PPO

Independence Administrators

Independence Blue Cross

Personal Choice

Keystone Health Plan East

Keystone 65



Oxford (United Healthcare)

Railroad Medicare


United Healthcare

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Special expertise

Cataract Surgery, Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery, Premium Lens Surgery, Laser Surgery, Dry Eye Treatment, Glaucoma Management, SLT, YAG Capsulotomy and Iridotomy, Macular Degeneration, Blepharitis, Lipiflow, TearLab, Inflammadry, Plaquenil Screenings, Diabetic Retinal Exams, Oculoplastic Surgery, Ptosis Repair, Ectropion Repair, Chalazion/Stye Treatment, Comprehensive Eye Exams, Refractions, Contact Lens Fittings, Routine Eye Exams


Top Doctors: 2020, 2021


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.