Cynthia Alley, M.D.
Dr. Cynthia Alley trained in pediatric ophthalmology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., which is recognized as one of the country’s most prestigious fellowship programs. She specializes in strabismus surgeries for patients of all ages, and cataract surgery for infants and children. Previously, Dr. Alley was an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Temple University Hospital and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.
Dr. Alley is known for her ability to handle emergent situations and her commitment to giving back. She has participated in numerous surgical missions around the world, most recently to Ecuador, where the team performed over 200 cataract and strabismus surgeries for underprivileged patients.
Joined Moore Eye Institute: 2009
- Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship, Children’s National Medical Center
- Ophthalmology Residency, Temple University Hospital
- Transitional Internship, Crozer-Chester Medical Center
- Temple University School of Medicine
- Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Temple University Hospital
- Assistant Professor, Temple University School of Medicine
- Assistant Professor, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
- Residency Program Director, Temple University School of Medicine
- Medical Staff, Abington Hospital — Jefferson Health
- Attending Physician, Phoenixville Hospital
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
- Costenbader Society
Research Papers and Publications
- Alley, CL. Preschool vision screening: update on guidelines and techniques. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, September 2013, 24(5):415-420.
- Alley CL, Deutsch JA, Gunton K. Evaluation and treatment of intermittent exotropia. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2013, 50(4):198-201.
- Maida, JM; Mathers, K; Alley, CL. Pediatric ophthalmology in the developing world. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, September 2008, 19(5):403-408.
- Teaching faculty on Audio-Digest CME/CE program. “Ophthalmology Problems seen in the Pediatric Office.” Audio-Digest Pediatrics, June 07, 2007, 53:11.
- Tsong, JW, Alley, CL, Persaud, T, Grewal, S, Gaughan, J, Alley, AA. Comparison of corneal curvatures, axial lengths, and intraocular lens powers among different world populations. ARVO Annual Meeting, 2005.
- Alley CL, Danzig C, Membreno JH, Gaughn J, Baldassano V. Comparison of axial lengths, keratometric powers, and intraocular lens implant powers of populations from Vietnam, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and urban United States. ARVO Annual Meeting, 2003.
- Casey LS, Esposito L, Alley CL, LytWYfi B, Dondero R. Development of a human interleukin-1 beta precursor ELISA. The Physiologist, June 1994, 37:3, p. A-50.