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About Vision Care Specialists

Vision Care Specialists provides optometry services in Johnstown for the whole family. For young children to adults, our experienced optometrists provide routine eye exams, glasses fittings, contact fittings, refractions etc. For more details on our products and services, visit our Products & Services page.


Come see us at 865 Eisenhower Blvd. in Johnstown to check out our large selection of frames and sunglasses for all ages.

Meet Our Team

Joe Ozbold

Joseph Ozbold, O.D.

Dr. Ozbold was born and raised in Johnstown, PA and is a 2005 graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School. In 2009 he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh where he majored in biological sciences with a minor in chemistry. He then continued his education at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. His internships included extensive training in primary care, ocular disease, specialty contact lenses, and pediatrics. After graduating in 2013, he returned to Johnstown where he currently resides with his wife Marcella. He is the President of the Southwestern Optometric Society and was the 2016 recipient of the Young Optometrist of the Year for his outstanding leadership and service to his profession and the visual welfare of the public.
Dan Russell

Daniel Russell, O.D.

Dr. Russell is a 1999 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he is an adjunct professor. His internships were done in Pediatrics, Low Vision and Primary Care at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Optometry and is a Past President of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages.


We accept payment from most insurances however, to be sure your visit will be covered by insurance, simply call us prior to your visit at 814-266-8840 and check with us.


Got a question for us? We’d love to help you! While you’re always welcome to contact us, you might find that your question has already been answered on our “Frequently Asked Questions” page. Have a look there and if you can’t find a sufficient answer for your question, you may call us at (814) 266-8840 or use our contact form. We look forward to being able to help you!
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