We are a former American Optical laboratory that opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1924. In 1984 eight employees purchased the lab and Allentown Optical formed. Our president from 1984 to 2000 was Michael Gassler, who retired after sixty-four years. Our president from 2000 to 2016 was Craig Walck, the son of Michael Gassler.
Joseph Felker took over as president in 2016 He has worked in the optical business since 1980. Joe completed training as a computer and electronic technician then obtained an associates degree in computer science. Our VP is Mike Sprague.
Call us anytime with questions or problems. Our customer service department will go out of their way to help you. For any information on new lenses, products, or technical information, contact our Office Manager Denise Rossanese. If you ever feel that a problem is not being handled to your satisfaction, please do not hesitate to speak with our General Manager Barbara McGarvey.
All prescriptions, whether plastic, hi-index, polycarbonate, or glass are fabricated to exact specifications and to your satisfaction. No prescription is too difficult, be it a high minus, slab off, or prism. Whatever your patient needs, we can provide it.
Our turn-around time is fast. Uncut and special request rush prescriptions are out the same day, with NO extra charge. Why pay an extra rush fee that some labs charge for service that you expect and deserve?
See What A Pleasure It Is To Deal With Us.