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The eye doctors and staff at Armstrong Eye Care Associates have been providing Kittanning with quality eye care for many years. Our friendly staff is dedicated to providing this care in an atmosphere of compassion and respect. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of eye care through continuing education utilizing the latest state-of-the-art equipment, technology, contact lens, and eyewear products.

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Meet The Eye Doctors At Armstrong Eye Care Associates

Our eye doctors take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing, and treating potential vision problems.

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Dr. Kara Shirley

Dr. Kara Shirley

Dr. Shirley graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint Vincent College. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in the Visual Sciences and a Doctorate in Optometry at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. Dr. Shirley graduated with Highest Honors...
Dr. Nathan Steinhafel

Dr. Nathan Steinhafel

Doctor Nathan Steinhafel received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters of Science degree in Physiology from Brigham Young University. He obtained his Doctor of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry and received his clinical training from the Moran Eye Center, the Southwestern Eye...
Dr. Leah Tatsak

Dr. Leah Tatsak

Dr. Leah (Hilty) Tatsak was born and raised in Ford City and graduated from Ford City High School in 2014. Dr. Tatsak was in an accelerated program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2017 with her Bachelor of Science degree. She continued her education at...

Armstrong Eye Care Associates in Kittanning

Armstrong Eye Care Associates provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Kittanning. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Armstrong Eye Care Associates aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.