Kissel Eye Care - Your Optometrists in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
We’re about wellness, and it all starts with your vision.
At Kissel Eye Care, we welcome patients of all ages to our optometry practice. Our warm and trusted eye doctors provide personalized optical and medical eye care services to satisfy your family’s needs at any age, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Depending upon your age, lifestyle and overall health condition, vision care requirements change. In our friendly practice, we become familiar with each individual patient in order to customize eye exams and treatment options.
Dr. Kathryn Collins treats binocular vision disorder with prism aligning glasses and is one of 30 optometrists in the US-trained by Dr. Debby Feinberg. As an expert in Neurovision Rehabilitation and a certified Brain Injury specialist, Dr. Collins specializes in treating vision-related conditions for patients post-concussion or traumatic brain injury, as well as dizziness, migraines, computer vision syndrome, post-concussion syndrome, and balance issues.
Kissel Eye Care has been seeing patients in the Lancaster and Lititz area for 18 years, providing quality eye care services from comprehensive eye exams and detecting and treating eye conditions like glaucoma, dry eyes, red eyes and managing diabetic retinopathy. Our practice utilizes modern eye health technology, including a retinal camera, OCT, and autorefractor. We’re also able to measure eye pressure with a “no-puff” tonometer.
When someone in your family is in need of eye care, we are the place to go. We care about your general health and wellness, and not just your eyes. We specialize in children’s eye exams. Having recently won an award for Lancaster’s top pediatric practice, we know how to treat your children as our own. We know how to comfortably and effectively administer an eye exam for kids of all ages and personalities! Annual eye exams are a necessity, but they don’t have to be a chore. Choose Kissel Eye Care for your family’s vision needs.
Kissel Eye Care is ready to solve your eye problems, whether it’s medical or vision-related, finding comfort when on the computer or your phone, or wearing a pair of glasses and contacts that fit, our team is readily available to hear from you. We’ll take the time to listen and come up with a treatment plan individualized for your needs, including nutritional, if applicable.
Our goal is to care for your overall wellness and good health, not just manage your eye care. We treat post-concussion symptoms, dry eyes and ocular diseases. We provide the attention and care to bring you a real solution for improving your health. We even carry specialty contact lens solutions to make you feel younger and healthier.
We problem-solve contact lens issues. Our patients learn about proper hygiene & contact lens care. Plus, we'll find lenses to suit your scheduling (ex: daily), reduce computer eyestrain, and address your eyes' needs.
From blue light protection, tinted lenses for post-concussion & traumatic brain injuries, reducing glare, to specialized prisms in lenses, our optical will craft the perfect lens for you.
Ready to make a fashion statement? We’re here to help!
We carry many designer frame lines as well as budget lines that come with a one year warranty. We fit the right lens design for your particular needs, using Varilux, Shamir, Transitions, BluTech, Crizal and many others. Whether you work at a desk job, participate in various sports, or play music, our lens options can help you see and perform your best.
What ages of patients do you see?
Dr. Collins sees patients from 4 to 94+. Dr. Nachtigal is part of the InfantSEE program to screening infants & sees patients from babies and above.
Do you offer general eye care services?
Yes, we do! We evaluate patients for routine care, glasses, contacts, safety glasses, sports goggles, and check the general health of the eye to ensure no conditions affect them systemically or their eyes visually.
What is Binocular Vision Dysfunction & how do I get tested?
Binocular vision dysfunction is the way our brain processes the information from both our eyes. It’s important for comfort and balance and knowing where you are in space. The way you are tested is by an exam that evaluates 6 muscles in your eyes to determine if both of your eyes are working properly. If you fill out the questionnaire on our website, you will be a likely candidate for testing. We will reach out to you to test out your binocular function.
What insurances do you take? Payment options?
For vision plans, we take VSP, VBA, and NVA for an eye exam only. We also take many medical insurances! We also have Care Credit if you’re unable to pay with credit, check, or cash.
- Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
- Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Friday: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
We take most medical insurance plans. Use your best judgment on urgency; if you feel you need to, find the nearest emergency room.
Visit our eye emergencies page for more information.