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Welcome to Bittel Vision Care
Your Optometrist in Jefferson Hills, PA

Call us at (412) 384-8007 today.

Patient Care Comes First

With over 20 years practicing in two locations in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, Optometrists Dr. Robert P. Bittel and Dr. Matthew R. Bittel and their staff at Bittel Vision Care provides the highest quality eye care and eyewear available today. Our state-of-the-art technology and a patient care first approach has fostered patient loyalty and growth year after year.

Bittel Vision Care’s comprehensive eye examinations include pupil dilation, when indicated, and a check for cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. The doctors diagnose disorders of the visual system, and treat eye infections, foreign bodies, and related disease processes, such as glaucoma and eye-related diabetic complications.

In addition to prescribing specialty contact lenses and a wide variety of eyeglasses, Bittel Vision Care provides Lasik consultations, working with the finest corneal surgeons and Laser Centers in Pittsburgh. The doctors accompany their patients into Laser Vision Surgery and oversees their refractive recovery. Contact Bittel Vision Care today to make your appointment!

Dr. Robert & Matthew Bittel
Jefferson Hills Optometrist | Bittel Vision Care | (412) 384-8007
716 Coal Valley Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Robert Bittel
    Bittel Vision Care Centers have been at the forefront of eye and vision care, including laser vision correction, for over 25 years in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Dr. Bittel has been involved in laser vision consultation since 1998, when the FDA first approved laser for vision correction. Dr. Bittel has served on the advisory board of a national laser center.
  • Dr.
    Matthew Bittel
    Dr. Matthew R. Bittel was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he was a member of the University Honors College. After three years at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Bittel was early-accepted to the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. Dr. Bittel graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry with a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2010.

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Caste Village

Monday:

9:00 am-7:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Jefferson

Monday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed