Dr. Kathryn Collins, OD

OptometryFemaleAge 56


Dr. Kathryn Collins, OD is an Optometrist in Lititz, PA and has over 29 years of experience in the healthcare field. She graduated from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1993. She is affiliated with medical facilities Lancaster General Hospital and Upmc Lititz. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Kathryn Collins, OD

Kissel Eye Care

1170 Erbs Quarry Rd Ste 4 Lititz, PA 17543
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Collins' conditions and procedures:

  • Balance Disorders
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chronic Dizziness (After Head Trauma)
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Dry Eyes
  • Retinal Testing
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Therapy (Orthoptics Therapy)

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(717) 625-4989

Dr. Collins accepts the following insurance:

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KeyCare PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Collins' Reviews

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Rude judgment and made you feel not worth her precious time when in all reality she isn't as good at her specialty as she thinks she is ranks on the low end of Optomologist in Lancaster
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Dec 02, 2021
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Dr. Katherine Collins of Kissel Eye Care should not be caring for any pediatric patients. She completely mismanaged my daughter’s eye condition. Thankfully both my husband and I work in healthcare and realized when she couldn’t fully answer my questions that something seemed off. We were lucky enough to find a pediatric ophthalmologist for a second opinion. Her treatment plan was not research based, my daughter’s eye glasses prescription was completely wrong, and Dr. Collins had no plan for follow up. Following her plan could have called progressive, irreversible vision loss for my daughter. I encourage any parent of a young child to see a pediatric ophthalmologist (MD or DO who has gone to medical school and completed both a residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology) and do not see Dr. Collins (a doctor of optometry requiring optometry school and no additional residency or fellowship training). She does not have the advanced training required to car
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
1 person found this helpful
Nov 08, 2021
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I would advise against doing any outside work for her without a sizable deposit. She doesn't always pay her bills and looks for any excuse to not remit full payment.
4 people found this helpful
Apr 05, 2019
I have never not paid invoices for work completed...Read More
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Dr. Collins was exceptional. She did not "rush" me through at all. She really took the time to make me feel comfortable, and when she was speaking with me she treated me very respectfully, unlike several other doctors I have had the miserable experience of meeting over the last several months. She was very knowledgeable, friendly, and kind.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Lancaster, PA – Jul 19, 2017
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Care Philosophy

Provide total eye and vision health care using state of the art technology. Inspiring confidence through patient education and unparalleled experience and friendly environment.


Graduated from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1993. Providing care to Lancaster residents for over 20 years.


  • Optometry


Vision Specialist of Michigan
Internship Hospital
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Medical School
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
University of Delaware
Undergraduate School

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Kathryn Collins, OD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Kathryn Collins, OD's top areas of care?

Dr. Collins frequently treats Balance Disorders, Blurred Vision, and Chronic Dizziness (After Head Trauma). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Collins treats.

Where is Dr. Kathryn Collins, OD's office located?

Dr. Collins' office is located at 1170 Erbs Quarry Rd Ste 4, Lititz, PA 17543. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Kissel Eye Care1170 Erbs Quarry Rd Ste 4 Lititz, PA 17543

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Collins is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Lancaster General Hospital

Lancaster, PA

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

31 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Upmc Lititz

Lititz, PA

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average