Dr. Suzanne Olmstead Boas is co-founder of Boas Vision Associates. She attended High Point College in North Carolina for her undergraduate studies in Biology., Chemistry, and Psychology. She then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, where she received her Doctorate of Optometry degree in 1986. She completed externships at the Lynch Pediatric Unit at The Eye Institute, The Veteran's Administration Hospital in Philadelphia, and a private practice specializing in contact lenses and children's vision. Drs. Gauvreau & Ritter in Westbrooke Maine, Dr. Suzanne, and her husband, Dr. Mark Boas, opened their private practice together in 1989 and have been providing primary eye care to the Exton/Lionville community ever since. Dr. Suzanne enjoys working with specialty contact lenses and learning-related vision disorders in children. She is an associate in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). she is also a member of the Chester-Delaware Optometric Society, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. She & Dr. Mark live happily in Warwick Township, have 4 grown children, dogs, cats, and horses. In addition to patient care, Dr. Suzanne enjoys spending time with the family, traveling, hiking, stand-up paddleboarding, and trail riding.
Dr. Suzanne decided to become a doctor at age 6! This is because her eyes were very nearsighted but she was unaware that it was not normal. Once she got her first pair of glasses, she fell in love with her optometrist and decided she wanted to help people as he helped her!