Dr. Marie Gwinn (formerly Boas) joined the practice in mid-2017. Dr. Marie grew up in the Exton/Elverson area and attended Owen J. Roberts High School, followed by West Chester University for her undergraduate studies. Dr. Marie went on to attend The Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she received several honors. She served on the board of the Pennsylvania Optometry Student Association and the Student Optometric Service to Humanity. Dr. Marie was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society and Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society. She was awarded Clinical Excellence in the Pediatric Internship at The Eye Institute and High Honors for the Optometry Program.
Dr. Marie completed a clinical rotation at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC where she gained experience managing ocular diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration. She also completed rotations in the Pediatric and Binocular Vision Service at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, and at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan.
Dr. Marie specializes in dry eye syndrome, specialty contact lenses, medical optometry including cataract co-management and glaucoma, and she enjoys taking care of children with learning-related vision disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Marie is very involved in the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and serves as the Political Activity Chair and Secretary for the Chester-Delaware Optometric Society.
Dr. Marie is passionate about giving back to the community and those less fortunate through volunteering and philanthropy. She has performed humanitarian work, including vision screenings, locally and in Peru, Haiti, Guatemala, and Belize.
Dr. Marie enjoys traveling, yoga, running and playing Frisbee golf with her husband and their dog, Basil.