North Park Ophthalmology is an independent ophthalmology practice providing compassionate, patient-centric eye care to patients of all ages. At our family-oriented practice, it is our goal to make you feel comfortable and informed in all decision-making aspects of your eye care.
Our dedicated team of ophthalmologists have decades of experience performing eye exams and administering prescription glasses. As an independent practice, we are able to spend ample one-on-one time with you, ensuring that your unique vision needs and aesthetic preferences are met to the best of our abilities. Start your journey to better vision and come be a part of the North Park Ophthalmology family today.
Our dedicated team of ophthalmologists firmly believe that eye exams and corrective lenses should be affordable and accessible to all. That is why we accept most major insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Regular, comprehensive eye exams are crucial not just for those who are near or farsighted, but those who are at risk for developing glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and many other dangerous eye diseases.
Our practice provides:
You can stop searching: ‘same day prescription glasses near me’ when you become a patient at North Park Ophthalmology. Call us for a comprehensive eye exam and glasses fitting today!
Here at North Park Ophthalmology, every patient is treated like family. Since 1969, we have established a close relationship with the Greater Pittsburgh population, making it a point to develop customized treatment plans that fit each patient’s individual needs and lifestyle preferences. Whether you need your very first eye exam or you’ve been wearing glasses and contacts for decades, we’re here for you. Call our office to set up an eye exam or a glasses fitting today!
During a comprehensive eye exam, your eye doctor will check your eyes for common diseases, as well as determine if you require a prescription for glasses/contact lenses. During the exam, you will be asked to read a line of letters from an eye chart and do a variety of visual acuity tests. Your doctor may also choose to dilate your pupils in order to perform a more thorough check for health issues.
The most common eye diseases and disorders include:
Yes. Even if you have perfect vision, an eye exam is still an important window into your overall health. An eye doctor is able to detect signs of stroke, diabetes, brain tumors, cardiovascular disease, and many more health conditions through a simple eye exam. It’s especially important to get yearly eye exams if you have a family history of eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, among others.
Reading glasses are simply glasses with a mild magnification to aid in reading or seeing things close-up. They typically range in strength from +1 to +4, and are available over the counter without a prescription from an eye doctor. Prescription glasses are only available through an eye doctor. They are used to help those who are both near and farsighted, and carry much higher magnification strengths.