Meet the Doctors

  • Paul T. Forrest, O.D.

    Paul T. Forrest O.D. is a board certified optometrist. He is a managing partner in Harleysville, Lansdale, and Chadds Ford Eye Associates, which are located throughout Montgomery and Delaware Counties in Pennsylvania. After graduating from the University of Delaware, Dr. Forrest obtained his Optometric Degree at the prestigious Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. Dr. Forrest then went on to complete his residency at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia where he was responsible for the education and training of the 4th year-optometric interns. He has authored numerous publications related to primary eye care and ocular disease. Dr. Forrest continues to provide outstanding optometric care at his above offices. He also continues his involvement with the world renowned Kremer Laser Eye Center by providing pre and post-operative co-management care of refractive and cataract patients.

  • George E. White, O.D., F.A.A.O.

    George E. White, O.D. is a managing partner in Harleysville and Lansdale Eye Associates, which are located throughout Montgomery County. Dr. White graduated from Siena College in New York, with a B.S. in Biology. He then attended the prestigious Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA where he obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. White then went on to complete his residency at The Eye Institute, Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. White has authored numerous publications, including chapters in major optometric textbooks. He has lectured nationally and internationally on clinical topics including diagnostic testing and treatments. Dr. White continues to teach residents and student externs at several optometry schools. Dr. White continues to provide outstanding optometric care at his above affiliated offices. He also continues his involvement with the world renowned Kremer Laser Eye Canter by providing pre and post-operative co-management care to refractive and cataract patients. Dr. White’s successful experience with laser eye surgery himself at Kremer Laser Eye Center has been a tremendous benefit when planning his patients' surgery.

  • Jack P. Forrest, O.D.

    Dr. Jack Forrest is a board-certified optometrist practicing at our offices in Harleysville, Lansdale, and Glen Mills, PA. Dr. Forrest graduated from La Salle University Maxima Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology. He then went on to obtain his Doctorate of Optometry from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University (PCO). While at PCO, Dr. Forrest was enrolled in their 3-year Accelerated Doctor of Optometry Scholars Program, the only accelerated program in the country, and graduated as the valedictorian of his class. During his time at PCO, Dr. Forrest received several awards and scholarships for outstanding academic achievement, clinical expertise, and practice management skills.
    Dr. Forrest has a wide variety of interests within the realm of eye care, including primary eye care, management of ocular pathology such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease, dry eye treatment, binocular vision disorders, and specialty contact lenses. Dr. Forrest received clinical training at the world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital in the diagnosis and management of binocular vision disorders following traumatic brain injury, and also in the fitting of specialty contact lenses for patients with irregular corneas and other ocular pathology. He leads our team in treating patients with binocular vision disorders through individually designed vision therapy plans, and also in fitting specialty contact lenses, including scleral lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses, orthokeratology lenses, and custom soft lenses. In his time outside of the office, Dr. Forrest enjoys traveling, golfing, relaxing on the beach, and spending time with his family. 

  • George R. Pronesti, M.D.

    George R. Pronesti, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist and Philadelphia-area LASIK and cataract surgeon. He serves as National Associate Director of Kremer Eye Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Pronesti obtained his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Medical School in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency at the Friedenwald Eye Institute in Maryland. Prior to joining the surgical team at Kremer Eye Center, Dr. Pronesti was Vice Chairman of Maryland General Hospital's Department of Ophthalmology where he was responsible for the training of new doctors in leading-edge clinical and surgical techniques. Dr. Pronesti has authored numerous publications and is the inventor of the Golf Bifocal. Dr. Pronesti has performed thousands of LASIK procedures and continues to perform the latest, most innovative procedures by participating in many ongoing FDA protocols. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Baltimore Medical Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

  • Jeremy Aikey, DO, MBA

    Jeremy Aikey, DO, MBA is a board certified ophthalmologist with additional fellowship training in medical and surgical diseases of the retina. He specializes in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular conditions, and surgical treatment of retinal disorders. A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Aikey graduated from Lehigh University and received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also received an MBA in Executive Healthcare Management from St. Joseph’s University. After completing an ophthalmology residency at Ohio Health Hospital System in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Aikey completed a fellowship in vitreo-retinal disease at Retina & Vitreous of Texas/Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He has contributed to a number of publications and presentations, ranging in topic from diabetic eye problems to macular degeneration.


Eye Associates
Harleysville Eye Associates
Phone: 215-256-6735, Fax: 215-256-9931
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Chadds Ford Eye Associates
Phone: 610-558-2760, Fax: 610-361-2031
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Lansdale Eye Associates
Phone: 215-997-4535, Fax: 215-997-4537
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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. White and his staff are compassionate, very knowledgeable and friendly. They take the time to explain procedures to you and are happy to answer any of your questions. If you are in need of an optometrist, I highly recommend this office. Great people!"
    Sydney D.
  • "Lansdale Eye Associates' Staff's attention was complete and professional. Attending Optometrist, Dr. Le, provided a fully thorough, detailed and assuring exam while providing clear, succinct answers to all questions and sound advice on patient's responsibility regarding future maintenance & preventative care."
    Francis N.
  • "Everyone was very helpful, from calling my insurance company to ensure I got the best discounts to helping me pick the best glasses. The whole office is very nice and knowledgeable!"
    Michele O.
  • "Everyone at the office was very friendly, professional, and efficient. I was pleased with the eye exam and the extra effort to ensure that I was satisfied with the service and had everything I needed for the contact lens rebate."
    Jeff P.
  • "My family has been using Lansdale Eye Associates for over 30 years. The doctors and staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. We always have a good experience, and they've been great with my daughter who needed glasses at age 5."
    Emma G.
  • "Always a pleasure to have my exam at Harleysville Eye Assoc. Dr. Forrest is very patient and answers any questions I have. The Associates help me pick out my new frames and address any insurance issues that may arise."
    Margaret D.
  • "I can't remember when I first started seeing Dr. Forrest, but have no desire to change. He cares about his patients eye health and takes the time to get things right. His support staff is to be commended as well from testing to selecting and fitting frames and lenses."
    Michael W.
  • "This was my first visit and I was more than pleased with my experience. From the first moment that I called to set up the appointment with Danielle until the moment I left the office I was treated wonderfully. The staff were all very knowledgeable, friendly and truly went out of their way to make my experience a comfortable one. I would highly recommend visiting the great people at Eye Associates!"
    Shea C.
  • "If you need your eyes checked, this is a great place to go. The staff is friendly, efficient & helpful. Dr. Forrest is professional & makes me feel at ease. I trust him to get things right."
    Willowdean L.
  • "Great office staff and doctors. I'm never anxious coming here. The appointments start on time, the staff is efficient and the doctors are pleasant and do a great job explaining what they are looking at and the results of the exams."
    Terence F.
  • "My experience at the office was a great one from beginning to end. Everyone was pleasant and knowledgeable. Dr. Forrest took his time in explaining everything to me and expressed genuine concern for my well being. I would recommend this office to others."
    Michael B.
  • "Friendliness, professionalism, & efficiency of the staff. Is worth the trip from Jenkintown to Harleysville!"
    Mary S.
  • "Our family has always had a great experience at Chadds Ford Eye Associates. They go out of their way to be helpful. Our daughter realized that she did not have enough contact lens to go to a Florida trip and they were able to get us some samples to get her through the trip. They work hard to ensure that your prescription is right and if not will take the time make adjustments."
    Rose S.
  • "Everyone in the office was terrific and my appointment very efficient and productive. Dr White is very thorough. Your eyes are in good hands with him."
    John Y.
  • "Great office and doctors. I've been going for years! No complaints! Would recommend to others."
    Linda P.
  • "I've been a patient of Dr. Forrest's for a long time and as long as I live within driving distance, I will continue to be. He's served me and my family very well over the years with his competent, confident approach."
    Ken L.
  • "Dr. Paul Forrest has taken good care of my eyes for years. His staff have always been friendly and helpful."
    Glenn R.
  • "Dr. Paul Forrest has taken good care of my eyes for years. His staff have always been friendly and helpful."
    Glenn R.
  • "Office staff and doctor completely professional and very helpful throughout the entire examination from check-in, testing and picking out frames. No need to look any further this is the best around."
    Tim V.
  • "Dr Le is excellent. Very thorough with the exam. Office staff was also very good and answered all my questions. Thank you!"
    Kathleen M.
  • "I did not wait long in the waiting room. The help staff was very friendly and efficient. The doctors clinical knowledge and assessment was excellent and very thorough. I'm very pleased with my visit and my care."
    James B.
  • "All of my testing went very smoothly. It was on time and went like clockwork. Very satisfied and happy with the appointment."
    John B.
  • "We were running a little late to our appointment and they were still willing to take us. Very helpful with picking out frames for glasses and flexible with payment options. This is why I have been a client for over 15 years."
    Cheryl H.
  • "Dr. White explained what a cataract is and how it can be treated to improve vision. It really did help me to know and understand the facts."
    Josephine V.
  • "My first appointment at LEA was great! The staff was friendly, helpful, and accommodating, especially since they're one of the few offices that have evening appointments. I would definitely recommend!"
    Kayla S.
  • "Everyone was very friendly. My appointment went very well and was on time."
    Kim L.
  • "It's always a pleasure visiting them. Dr. Forrest is very amazing, knowledge and honest. They other employees are always welcoming. Excellent service always."
    Kwame A.
  • "Having been going to Harleysville Eye Associates for years and Dr White and his staff have always been very highly skilled and proficient."
    James W.