Your eyes matter, and it's important for you to get the highest-quality eye care available to help treat underlying and pre-existing vision disorders. Vision disorders can be more than just a nuisance, and can play a role in how easy (or difficult) it is for you to participate in day-to-day activities. This is why our optometry staff at Engle Eyewear have dedicated their careers to providing the highest-quality eye care and customer services in Wilkes Barre, PA! Our Optometrist, Dr. Helen Chandoha-Knott, and the rest of the staff are here to help you find relief from vision disorders through eye exams and eye care services!
It's recommended that people get an eye exam at least once every 1 to 2 years depending on their age. However, suppose you have a pre-existing vision disorder, notice signs of worsening vision, or notice your eyeglasses just aren't working anymore. In that case, it's best to schedule an eye exam and get assistance from an optometrist as soon as possible.
Some symptoms that indicate the presence of a vision or eye disorder include:
Our eye doctor and optometry staff will conduct a full eye exam including imaging tests, vision tests, and a detailed assessment of your medical history to determine if you need extended eye care. Our optometrist will be able to determine what treatment is right for you, be it surgery, prescription contact lenses, or prescription luxury eyewear!
We can help you find the right treatment for eye disorders including:
After you've received treatment, we can continue to provide eye disease management and updates on your prescription lenses or glasses. This helps with keeping eye diseases from progressing into vision loss, as well as ensuring you're able to see properly using updated prescriptions!
Vision disorders and eye diseases can be difficult to live with. Fortunately, our optometry staff including Dr. Helen Chandoha-Knott are here to help you see clearly and provide initial eye exam and eye care services and continued care. Call us today at (570) 208-1111 for more information or to schedule an eye exam with our optometrist.
Dr. Helen J. Chandoha-Knott has been practicing optometry since 2000 and is the staff optometrist at Engle Eyewear since 2011. She is a graduate from Wilkes University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Board Certified Optician, Thomas Engle entered the eyecare industry in 1986 at the urging of a dear family friend and mentor. “I was lucky to apprentice and learn from some of the finest Opticians to ever work in the industry. They stressed the science and artful skills required to create handmade, custom eyewear.”
Renee Engle along with her husband Thomas opened Engle Eyewear in 2005. Renee’ is an optician and the heartbeat of Engle Eyewear. Renee’ was introduced to the optical industry by her late Uncle Leonard Pintha when she was only 15 years old. During her career in the optical industry she has worked with top notch Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians most of them are family members.
Stephanie Smith has been with Engle Eyewear since 2018. In under 2 years, she became a board-certified optician collecting her ABO along with her NCLE allowing her to assist with all eyeglass and contact lens needs. She prides herself in her organizational skills and eagerness to learn.
Laura has worked in the Optical field since 2017, joined Engle Eyewear in 2021, and is preparing to become a board-certified Optician. As a child, Laura was fit with her first pair of spectacles and has enjoyed a lifelong connection with the charm of a properly crafted pair of eyeglasses.
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Should you be an experienced Optician, Certified Optician, Dispensing Optician, Ophthalmic Technician, or Optometric technician, we would love to talk with you.
Experience required. Emphasis on world-class patient care/customer service. Frame & lens selection and dispensary experience preferred. Outstanding communication skills, organizational ability, a professional manner, and superior attention to detail are necessary for this career position: no late nights, holidays, or weekends. Medical, Dental, Disability, Life, and Vision coverage are provided at no cost to staff members. 401K with profit sharing, Three (3) weeks of vacation/paid time off. Excellent work environment. ABOC certification program.
Company perks include Growth opportunities, Lively atmosphere, Lunch, Beverages, Snacks provided, and a pleasant office setting.
Excellent salary, Well above industry average, commensurate with experience.
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