Optometrists in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia (310)Pittsburgh (182)Harrisburg (57)York (55)Lancaster (47)
Erie (46)Allentown (45)King of Prussia (38)Reading (37)Exton (32)Scranton (31)Greensburg (29)Altoona (28)Butler (28)Wilkes Barre (27)Wexford (26)West Chester (25)State College (24)Johnstown (24)Lebanon (23)Mechanicsburg (23)Monroeville (22)Cranberry Township (21)Indiana (20)Springfield (20)Camp Hill (19)Bethlehem (19)Kingston (19)Easton (19)Bensalem (17)Pottstown (17)Chambersburg (17)Media (17)Latrobe (16)Newtown (16)Lewisburg (16)Doylestown (16)Sewickley (16)Warminster (15)Langhorne (15)Phoenixville (15)Whitehall (15)Hanover (15)Warren (15)Danville (15)Irwin (14)North Wales (14)Washington (14)Somerset (13)Carlisle (13)Stroudsburg (13)Levittown (13)Uniontown (13)Lititz (12)Monaca (11)Coraopolis (11)Plymouth Meeting (11)Brookville (11)Meadville (11)Duncansville (11)Quakertown (11)Dallastown (11)Drexel Hill (11)Du Bois (11)Hatboro (11)Waynesboro (11)Kittanning (10)Ebensburg (10)Broomall (10)Kennett Square (10)Hershey (10)Mc Kees Rocks (10)Honesdale (10)Ephrata (10)Wyomissing (10)New Holland (10)West Mifflin (10)Blue Bell (10)Bloomsburg (10)New Castle (10)Murrysville (10)Elkins Park (9)West Grove (9)Canonsburg (9)Norristown (9)Williamsport (9)Bryn Mawr (9)East Stroudsburg (9)Pottsville (9)Downingtown (9)Yardley (9)Huntingdon (9)Southampton (8)Sayre (8)Mars (8)Hazle Township (8)Saint Marys (8)Hermitage (8)Lewistown (8)Fairless Hills (8)Abington (8)Beaver Falls (8)Paoli (8)Selinsgrove (8)Clarion (8)Gibsonia (8)Allison Park (7)Richboro (7)Hazleton (7)Clearfield (7)Pittston (7)Berwick (7)Hummelstown (7)Peckville (7)Elizabethtown (7)Lock Haven (7)Tunkhannock (7)Wayne (7)Warrington (7)Milford (7)Upper Darby (7)Feasterville Trevose (7)Muncy (7)Tamaqua (6)Willow Grove (6)Bradford (6)Manchester (6)Trappe (6)Newport (6)Ellwood City (6)Aliquippa (6)Mount Joy (6)Grove City (6)Center Valley (6)Jenkintown (6)Bethel Park (6)Lansdale (6)Havertown (6)Mount Pleasant (6)Mc Murray (5)Nazareth (5)White Oak (5)Gilbertsville (5)New Kensington (5)Gettysburg (5)Frazer (5)Huntingdon Valley (5)Tannersville (5)Mifflinburg (5)Avalon (5)Millersburg (5)Charleroi (5)Greencastle (5)Harleysville (5)Macungie (5)Dallas (5)Port Matilda (5)Shippensburg (5)Seneca (5)Clairton (5)Ardmore (5)Glen Mills (5)Royersford (5)Cleona (5)Scottdale (5)Natrona Heights (4)Coatesville (4)Sellersville (4)Connellsville (4)Corry (4)Chester (4)Douglassville (4)Spring House (4)Pennsburg (4)Parkesburg (4)Oxford (4)Tarentum (4)Titusville (4)Everett (4)Troy (4)Eynon (4)Punxsutawney (4)Walnutport (4)Bridgeville (4)Montoursville (4)Middleburg (4)McKeesport (4)Lemoyne (4)Leechburg (4)Belle Vernon (4)Lafayette Hill (4)Wilkes Barre Township (4)Bakerstown (4)Hollidaysburg (4)Homestead (4)Wyncote (4)Horsham (4)Philipsburg (4)Oil City (3)Chicora (3)Shamokin Dam (3)Shamokin (3)Fogelsville (3)Skippack (3)Palmerton (3)Palmyra (3)Dublin (3)Kane (3)Brownsville (3)Brookhaven (3)Morrisville (3)Hawley (3)Glenside (3)Temple (3)Thorndale (3)Hamburg (3)Towanda (3)Zelienople (3)Delmont (3)Myerstown (3)Tyrone (3)Bristol (3)Jamison (3)Middletown (3)Hatfield (3)Matamoras (3)Mill Hall (3)Washington Crossing (3)Boyertown (3)Colmar (3)Blandon (3)Waynesburg (3)Wellsboro (3)New Oxford (3)Girard (3)Rostraver Township (3)Beaver (3)Emmaus (3)Bala Cynwyd (3)Clifton Heights (3)Milton (3)Schnecksville (3)North Versailles (3)Franklin (3)Northampton (3)Wysox (3)Ambridge (3)Oakmont (3)Youngwood (3)Dingmans Ferry (3)

Learn more about Optometrists

An optometrist is a healthcare provider who specializes in routine and preventive eye and vision care. Optometrists diagnose vision abnormalities and prescribe eyeglasses and contacts. They detect and treat cataracts, glaucoma, and eye infections. Optometrists also screen for conditions that affect the eyes and vision, including high blood pressure and diabetes.

An optometrist typically:

  • Evaluates a patient’s medical and vision history

  • Educates the patient about eye and vision disease prevention and health

  • Performs a comprehensive eye and vision exam and evaluates blood pressure

  • Performs and interprets specialized eye tests

  • Diagnoses and often treats acute and chronic eye diseases and conditions that affect vision, including eye injuries, vision problems, cataracts, and glaucoma

  • Screens for conditions that increase the risk of eye and vision conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure

  • Prescribes eye glasses, contacts, and certain medications

  • Refers patients to an ophthalmologist for serious eye problems and most eye surgeries

  • Performs laser or glaucoma surgeries in some cases

  • Provides eye and vision care before and after eye surgery

An optometrist may also be known by the following names: eye doctor, vision care specialist, and Doctor of Optometry (OD).

There are 2514 specialists practicing Optometry in Pennsylvania with an overall average rating of 4.5 stars. There are 38 hospitals in Pennsylvania with affiliated Optometry specialists, including Geisinger Medical Center, Allegheny General Hospital and Geisinger Community Medical Center.