Dr. Helga S. Barrett, OD

Helga S. Barrett, OD

Comprehensive Eye Care, Contact Lens Specialist

Internship: Einstein Medical Center, The Eye Institute of Salus University and Shillington Eye Associates

Education: Salus University, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Born and raised in Berks County, Dr. Barrett graduated from Governor Mifflin High School in 1987. She attended Ursinus College, where she graduated magna cum laude and received her doctorate in optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia in 1994. She did her internships at Einstein Medical Center and The Eye Institute, both in Philadelphia, and also at Shillington Eye Associates.

Dr. Barrett has since practiced in both hospital settings and private practice. She enjoys seeing patients for routine eye exams, as well as for management of glaucoma, diabetic eye changes, macular degeneration, and various other ocular disease processes. She also serves pre- and post-operative patients, whether their need be for refractive surgery or cataract extraction. Dr. Barrett fits and follows patients who wear contact lenses, whether they prefer rigid, soft, or specialty lenses.

She has been with Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania since 2014.

Those organizations to which Dr. Barrett has belonged since 1994 include:

  • American Optometric Association
  • Pennsylvania Optometric Association
  • Berks County Optometric Association