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Dr. Nipper's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Nipper "Dr. Nipper is both a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and a fellowship-trained Eye Plastic Surgeon. She completed her undergraduate degree at Vassar College where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She then attended the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in Philadelphia. She stayed in Philadelphia for her residency at the Wills Eye Hospital. She completed a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. She has been in practice for 11 years. As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Nipper specializes in both medical and surgical diseases of the eye including cataract surgery, glaucoma, and diabetic eye disease. As an oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Nipper performs procedures to reconstruct and refresh the external areas around the eyes. Dr. Nipper commonly reconstructs the areas around the eye that have been damaged by basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. In the office she has been treating cosmetic issues with Botox, Juvederm, and chemical peels. In the operating room she performs a wide variety of surgeries, including surgery for "droopy eyelids". The field of cosmetic treatment and surgery changes daily, and Dr. Nipper can help you understand what treatments will work best for you. Most importantly, Dr. Nipper will treat you as if you were a family member. She believes the doctor-patient relationship is the most crucial aspect of patient care. She has participated in many medical missions including the Philippines and Peru where she provides free service to patients who desperately need eye care. In her spare time, she enjoys the beach, golfing, movies, and spending time with her family and dogs."
This content was provided by Dr. Nipper "Dr. Nipper is both a comprehensive ophthalmologist and a fellowship-trained Eye Plastic Surgeon. She believes that the doctor-patient relationship is essential. Dr. Nipper enjoys participating in medical missions. Her first three missions were in the province of Pangasinan in the Philippines. Her last mission was in Arequipa, Peru. "
Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Visual Field Defects
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Argon Laser Surgery
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Diabetes Eye Care
Excision of Chalazion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Repair of Eye Laceration
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
YAG Laser Surgery
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2000
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
Fellowship In Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
Other Education | Completed 2005
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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