Amanda S. Legge, O.D.
Dr. Legge has been an integral part of our professional team since 2012. She earned a B.S. in Biology from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre where she minored in neuroscience, chemistry and theater arts. She earned a B.S. in Visual Science and an O.D. degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia. She serves as a member of the Allied Health Professional Staff at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center (inpatient consults and Emergency Department eye care).
Dr. Legge practices primary eye care with special interest in retinal diseases, having earned a certification for advanced retinal studies during her academic and clinical training. She is professionally recognized for her expertise in the diagnosis and management of age-related macular degeneration and inherited retina disease. She is a frequent lecturer on retinal diseases to fellow optometrists providing them with continuing education. She has authored numerous articles for national optometric publications about eye disease diagnosis and management. She serves as sub-investigator for FDA clinical trials for pharmaceuticals and contact lenses. She is passionate about patient education and serves as a Key Opinion Leader for several retina disease concentrated companies.
Dr. Legge is a VisionUSA doctor who provides free eye care to the working poor who are screened and referred by the Salvation Army. She participates in the national InfantSEE program, sponsored by the American Optometric Association, offering free vision and eye health screenings to 6-12 month old infants.
Dr. Legge is an active member of the Muhlenberg Lions Club and leads their program on assistive device donations and disbursement to those in need. She is also a member of the Berks Vision Resource Center Board of Directors serving as secretary and is a member of their Sight Conservation Committee. She is on the Clinical Advisory Board of an online macular degeneration support group providing her expertise in an evidence-based manner.
In her personal time, Dr. Legge enjoys music, art, and having adventures with her husband, 2 daughters and their dogs.
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