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About Us

At Bissell Eye Care, quality eye care treatment for the entire family is at the core value of our practice.  We treat each patient with the utmost care and respect to provide the maximum benefit of healthy eyesight.  From working with young children with vision disorders to helping those with macular degeneration through Tri-State Low Vision, the comprehensive low vision service side of our practice, we offer the best solution possible for optimal sight.

Mission Statement

The patient is always put before anything else.  We always strive to provide the most complete care for the patient, understanding their needs, and delivering top notch ophthalmic care.  It is our responsibility to maintain the highest integrity of a medical office by staying current with the most up to date knowledge, technology, and products.  Your family will be treated like our family!

Our History

Bissell Eye Care was  established in 2009 by Dr. John D. Bissell after purchasing practice from Dr. Joseph Panza in April 2010.   Dr. Bissell continues to build a multi-disciplined practice including the treatment of  glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, retinitis pigmentosa, albinism, and  strabismus (“lazy eye”) as well as provide contact lenses, designer eyeglasses and low vision therapy.

As a member of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists, Dr. Bissell has received advanced training on the use of prescription telescopic eyeglasses for treating patients with advanced stage macular degeneration as well as other low vision disorders. To learn more, visit Tri-State Low Vision, a division of Bissell Eye Care.

Dr. Bissell is a member of the American Optometric Association, Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society.  He has begun working with an organization that that supplies optometric care to nursing homes all over western Pennsylvania and Ohio.


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