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Meet Our Doctors in Hanover, PA & Westminster, MD

If you want to see better and preserve the health of your eyes, you've come to the right place. John Baer, MD, a board certified ophthalmologist, and Edward Sauble, OD, licensed optometrist, and Erika Beaver, a licensed optometrist, use their years of eye care expertise to give you the best possible vision.

Since 2002, Dr. John Baer and his team of eye care professionals have successfully treated thousands of patients with a wide variety of eye problems. We are highly trained and experienced professionals who provide you with close personal attention. Our patients love our friendly staff and the careful, thorough eye exams we provide. Our waiting and exam rooms are always clean and comfortable, and parking is immediately adjacent to the practice, with no ramps or steps.

John C. Baer, M.D.

Board-certified Eye Physician and Surgeon

John C. Baer, M.D. graduated from Swarthmore College and received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore and his ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Following residency, Dr. Baer completed clinical and research fellowships, specializing in cornea and ocular immunology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard University School of Medicine.

Before entering private practice, Dr. Baer served as an Associate Professor and Acting Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and as Chief of the Ophthalmology Service at the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Baer is a board certified eye physician and surgeon and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of ophthalmology.
John C. Baer, M.D - Ophthalmology in Hanover, PA

Edward E. Sauble, Jr. O.D.

Licensed, Experienced Optometrist
Edward E. Sauble, O.D. is a highly experienced optometrist who has been in practice for 30 years, providing comprehensive medical eye care as well as routine vision and contact lens exams. He attended Frostburg State University on a Senatorial scholarship and graduated with a B.S. degree in biology. Dr. Sauble is a 1982 graduate of the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where he graduated fifth in his class. During his tenure there, he completed externships at the Maryland Optometric Center in Baltimore, MD and the Eisenhower Medical Center at Ft. Gordon in August, GA.

A lifelong resident of Taneytown, MD, Dr. Sauble has dedicated himself to serving the community in a variety of leadership capacities.
Edward E. Sauble, Jr. O.D. - Ophthalmology in Hanover, PA

Erica A. Beaver, O.D.

Erica A. Beaver, O.D. attended Millersville University of Pennsylvania in Lancaster County and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology/Pre-Optometry. While at Millersville ,she was enrolled in the 3+4 Pre-Optometry program which allowed her to complete her under graduate studies within three years and graduate following completion of her first year at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2016 and graduated with highest honors as well as clinical excellence in primary eye care.

During her training at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Dr. Beaver rotated through many externships concentrating on ocular disease, emergent care, neuroophthalmic disease, contact lenses, pediatrics, glaucoma, and pre- and post- cataract and refractive surgery. She also received special training and is certified to fit orthokeratology contact lenses, which allows the cornea to be reshaped overnight to eliminate the use of corrective lenses during the day.

Dr. Beaver enjoys primary eye care with a special interest in corneal, conjunctival, and lenticular disease, having earned a certification for advanced studies in anterior segment in addition to her standard curriculum and clinical training.
Erica A. Beaver, O.D. - Ophthalmology in Hanover, PA