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Dr. Richard J. Vahaly


Dr. Vahaly earned his degree in optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa honor fraternity. He completed externships in family optometry in Johnstown, PA and primary care optometry at The Eye Institute In Philadelphia.

Dr. Vahaly has practiced in York since 1984. He enjoys general family practice optometry. Having recently completed a course in ocular therapeutics, he now treats ocular trauma and eye disease in the office. Dr. Vahaly also works with many of the new specialty contact lenses for unusual eye conditions.

As an active member of the Boy Scout program, Dr. Vahaly has served on many district committees. He served as Lodge #39 Adult Advisor, Unit Commissioner, and has received the District Award of Merit. Additionally, he is a member of B.P.O.E Lodge #134 and is active at Starview Sportsman Association as a member of the Sporting Clays Committee.

Dr. Vahaly hails from the Laurel Highland area of Pennsylvania. His high school alma mater is Greensburg Central. His undergraduate B.S. degree in biology was received from St. Francis College, PA.

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