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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Eye Center
UPMC Eye Center Optical
3616 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-7488
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Education:

BS, University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, Johnstown, PA
OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, PA

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August 12, 2016

Doctor Dexler and his nurse Amanda are amazing and helpful! I tell everyone i know to get care in this facility! i hate driving 2 1/2 hrs but its worth the amazing care and treatment my daughter receives for her eye issues! We love the staff!

August 05, 2016

This was my first visit to this provider and I was very impressed! Everyone was kind and professional and I left feeling like a valued customer. I will most definitely return for future services and pass on recommendations those those I know who are looking for a new eye care provider. Thank you!

August 02, 2016

Way too long of a wait (30 minutes) before I was seen.

July 27, 2016

I wasn't told about how long the appointment was going to be or what I should bring. I also was unaware that I was going to be getting numbing eye drops and dilating eye drops during the appointment, as I've never had that done before at a routine eye exam. I was never told the exact drug name of the eye drops either, so I would say that I wasn't very well informed about what was being done to my eyes, seems how I was a new patient. I didn't think that it was very nice that after I got the eye drops and had to take my contacts out (which extremely inhibits my vision) that I was sent out to wait in the waiting room for about 25 minutes. So, I couldn't see, wasn't sure if I would be seeing the doctor next, wasn't sure what was a normal or abnormal response to the drugs in my eyes and all the while in public. If you could imagine, it made things a little stressful. I've never had the eye drops and have never had to be at an eye appointment that long. On top of that, the whole reason I even made the appointment was to get contacts, and I couldn't even get them because there is only one lady that orders them and she is on vacation. So now, it's just more time that I have to wait to get my needs truly met. For all these reasons, and because I have received better care for the past 10 years elsewhere (even Walmart is better), I will never come back to this eye office again.

July 15, 2016

(TWO OF THE ABOVE QUESTIONS DID NOT PERTAIN TO ME, SO I LEFT THEM BLANK.) I AM EXTREMELY HAPPY WITH THE CARE AND SUPPORT I RECEIVED IN DR, DREXLER'S OFFICE.

July 13, 2016

I was honestly impressed with this office. I was expecting "typical UPMC care" (address the issue and get you out as soon as possible), but this office went way above and beyond. They were very personalable, very welcoming, and very open. It was my first appointment there, but I felt as if the staff knew me forever. I would HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend this office to everyone - friends, families, and strangers. They were amazing.

July 12, 2016

my only complaint is how long they make you wait. They are always behind and book multiple patients for the same time slot.

June 23, 2016

dr Drexler is just wonderful to work with, always pleasant and thorough. one can expect him to get the perfect fit of contacts or he'll try until he does

June 23, 2016

Very good visit. I am happy with the doctor and the entire staff. Thank you.

June 07, 2016

Extremely impressed with entire staff. Knowledgeable, caring, professional, patient.