Dr.Robert Abel, Jr., M.D integrates modern medicine, alternative remedies and natural options in order to connect eye care with general health. His mission is to provide the best of eastern and western approaches to health in order to provide people with holistic solutions to eye care and mind-body wellness. Dr. Abel is a graduate of Wesleyan University and received his medical training at Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Abel co-founded the alternative medicine curriculum at Thomas Jefferson University where he is a former clinical professor of ophthalmology. Dr. Abel has performed over 17,000 eye surgeries and helped found three eye banks. He holds patents on artificial corneas and received the senior honor award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) where he helped create the Committee for International Ophthalmology. He has spent 30 years teaching eye surgery courses nationally and has taught eye surgery in many other countries. He practices with Delaware Ophthalmology Consultants, and resides with his wife in Wilmington, Delaware. Visit him at eyeadvisory.com.