720 South Main Street Phoenixville, Pennsylvania


Susan R. Wilton, MD

Dr. Wilton graduated from Bucknell University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts With Honors. She followed that up with a MA in Clinical Psychology from University of Arizona in 1985. She graduated from medical school at The Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1989 then completed her residency in Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology and the Pennsylvania Medical Association.

She has been in private practice as a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist in and around our area since 1994 where she has earned the highest accolades for her excellence in patient care, compassion, vast level of medical knowledge and technical skill in the operating room. She is on the staff of Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.

Dr. Wilton treats all medical eye diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She will perform comprehensive eye exams on both children and adults. She specializes in eye surgery. Her surgical expertise includes small incision cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, glaucoma laser surgery, eyelid surgery including blepharoplasty, eye muscle surgery and retinal hole repairs. A particular expertise is SLT glaucoma laser surgery to reduce or eliminate the need for glaucoma drops. Dr Wilton has performed over 4,000 cataract surgeries in her career.

Dr. Wilton performs many different eye operations on an outpatient basis at the Physicians Care Surgical Hospital, of which she is a founding partner, and at Phoenixville Hospital's Surgery Center at Limerick. Both facilities provide state-of-the-art technology for cataract and laser surgery. The most common eye operations are small incision phacoemulsification cataract surgery, laser surgery, eye muscle surgery, correction of eyelid problems and removal of growths on or around the eye.

Dr. Wilton always performs the initial postoperative care on her surgical patients. In addition, she works with optometrists in the community to ensure continuity of care for the patient after surgery and allow them to return smoothly to the care of the referring doctor.

Dr. Wilton has two daughters. Her hobbies include ballroom dancing, bicycling on the trails around the area, and reading. She is also very active in her church and community volunteer work associated with it.