About Us

Joanna M. Fisher, M.D.

Dr. Joanna M. Fisher has been in private practice for 25 years, specializing in ophthalmology. Her impressive educational background includes a medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania after graduating from Lehigh University. Her experience is extensive – ranging from an internship at Abington Hospital to residency at the world renowned Wills Eye Institute and the establishment of her own private practices. Dr. Fisher has over two decades experience with medical lasers.

Dr. Fisher is a member of the American Medical Association, The American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and a board member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology.She is Chief of Ophthalmology at Holy Redeemer Hospital and president-elect of the Holy Redeemer Hospital Medical Staff and Wills Alumni Association. She carries the distinctive honor of being voted one of Philadelphia’s Top Doctor’s by Philadelphia Magazine.

Colleen P. Halfpenny, M.D.

Dr. Colleen Halfpenny earned both her Bachelor of Science and medical degrees from Georgetown University where she earned the honors of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha respectively.  She completed her residency in ophthalmology at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia where she was elected Co-chief resident in her final year.  Dr. Halfpenny then completed a Fellowship in Cornea, Refractive Surgery and Uveitis at the F.I. Proctor Foundation and University of California San Francisco.  During her fellowship, Dr. Halfpenny participated in a NIH sponsored research project on trachoma in Ethiopia.

Board Certified in Ophthalmology, Dr. Halfpenny is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine and is an active part of the teaching staff of the Cornea Service at the Wills Eye Institute.  She is also on staff at Holy Redeemer Hospital where she lectures on diabetic eye health.  She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Halfpenny has conducted lectures before her peers at national ophthalmic meetings as well as been the author of several clinical journal articles and book chapters.


I received laser treatment recently, and I am happy with the results so far. The staff at Valley Cosmetic was very accommodating, as was Dr. Fisher. I will be going back."

~ David

My experience with Valley Cosmetics was very rewarding.My complexion is much smoother than it was before my laser treatment. The staff was so friendly and professional and made me feel so comfortable with my treatment. I will definitely be back again and I am recommending it for all of my friends."

~ Joanne

I am presently going to Valley for treatment of my Rosacea. I have noticed significant improvement in my Rosacea symptoms. The treatments have greatly reduced the redness in my skin and I have also noticed significant reduction in my Ocular Rosacea symptoms. The staff at Valley is so professional and so accommodating. I send all my friends!"

~ Nancy

I have been going to Valley Cosmetic for Laser Hair Removal. I have had three treatments so far and have noticed significant reduction in the hair growth. Laser Hair Removal is wonderful! The staff is very accommodating. "

~ Karen


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