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Cynthia Matossian, MD, Ophthalmology, New Hope, PA, Wills Eye Hospital


Ophthalmology New Hope, PA

Anterior Segment Related, Cornea & External Disease

CM Associates LLC

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  • Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, is the founder of Matossian Eye Associates. An
    Emeritus board-certified refractive cataract surgeon, she specializes in Dry Eye
    and Ocular Surface Disease. She is the Chief Medical Officer for Glint
    Pharmaceuticals, a start-up company with a proprietary platform technology for
    drug elution through soft contact lenses. She is the CEO of GPOphtho, a group
    purchasing organization for ophthalmology. Dr. Matossian is also a consultant
    and advisor with multiple pharma and medical device companies within the eye
    Selected among Top 100 Women in Ophthalmology Power List, she was also
    named one of Ocular Surgery News' Premier Surgeons, an elite group of 300
    refractive cataract surgeons in the US, as well as the recipient of the
    prestigious Ophthalmic World Leaders Visionary award. She is a Gold Medal
    recipient of the Indian Intraocular Implant & Refractive Surgery Meeting.
    She is the President of the American College of Eye Surgeons and the
    President of the NY IOL Implant Society. She recently completed her turn as
    Chair of the Development Committee of Women in Ophthalmology. She
    lectures nationally and internationally on ocular surface optimization
    techniques prior to eye surgery. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed
    articles and has contributed to countless publications. She serves on multiple
    editorial boards. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
    (Adjunct) at Temple University School of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • George Washington University
    George Washington UniversityResidency, Ophthalmology, 1982 - 1985
  • Providence Hospital
    Providence HospitalInternship, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1982
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Pennsylvania State University College of MedicineClass of 1981
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
    Ohio Wesleyan UniversityB.A., Cum Laude, 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1985 - 2025
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1985 - 2023
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology
  • American College of Eye Surgeons (ACES)Cataracts
  • Fellow, American College of SurgeonsCataracts

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • IIRSI Gold Medal Winner for Intraocular Implant & Refractive Surgery IIRSI, 2022
  • Ocular Surgery News Premiere Surgeons Elite 300 Refractive Cataract Surgeons in the US Ocular Surgery News, 2021
  • Exceptional Women in Medicine Castle Connolly, 2021
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Effectively Managing OSD Preoperatively: The ASCRS Algorithm  
    Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, Ophthalmology Management, 10/21/2020
  • Neuropathic Eye Pain: How to Diagnose and How to Treat  
    Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, Ophthalmology Management, 9/23/2020
  • The Role of Scleral Contact Lenses in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease  
    Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, Ophthalmology Management, 9/2/2020
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Evaluation and Treatment of MGD Prior to Cataract Surgery 
  • VIDEO: LipiFlow treatment helps achieve more accurate preop cataract surgery measurements 
    San Diego - 5/30/2019
  • Embezzlement: It can happen in your office. Don’t Leave Your Shades On! 
    Carribbean Eye - 2/2/2018
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Press Mentions

  • Manage Dry Eye Disease Without Drugs
    Manage Dry Eye Disease Without DrugsFebruary 10th, 2023
  • How to Run a Successful Practice in an Era of Staff Shortages
    How to Run a Successful Practice in an Era of Staff ShortagesSeptember 22nd, 2022
  • Powerful Prescription Relief for Ocular Itch from Allergic Conjunctivitis
    Powerful Prescription Relief for Ocular Itch from Allergic ConjunctivitisApril 25th, 2021
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  • Chairman, Women In Ophthalmology (WIO) 2008 - 2022

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow
  • American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery - AECOS
  • American College of Eye Surgeons - ACES
    Board Member
  • Member
  • Ophthalmic Women Leaders’ Professionals In Practice
    Steering Committee Member
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Capital Women in Philanthropy
  • Medical Society of New Jersey and Mercer County
  • Medical Society of Bucks County
  • Armenian Eye Care Project
  • Women in Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Women Leaders
    Volunteer Mentor
  • Sports Ophthalmology Society of the Americas

Other Languages

  • French, Armenian

Hospital Affiliations