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5730 Ellsworth Avenue, Suite 4
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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Dr. Alicia Telega and her eye care staff are here to care for all of your vision needs. We take pride in building lasting relationships with our patients, which is why we take the time to get to know you, your vision requirements and your lifestyle needs.

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Welcome to Shadyside Eye Associates

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Shadyside Eye Associates, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Dr. Telega provides the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.

We are also doing our part to be environmentally responsible by running a nearly completely paperless office, using sustainable products in our office design and build out, and offering a complete line of very cool eco-sustainable eye wear. These glasses are made from either 100% biodegradable, recycled or sustainable materials and with excellent quality and amazing style.

Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Pittsburgh

Dr. Telega specializes in the treatment of *Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disease*, including recurrent corneal erosions, ocular allergy, blepharitis, and others. At Shadyside Eye Associates, we are using the most innovative treatments available to alleviate symptoms for our patients so that they can regain their eye health and improve vision. Please see the “Dry Eye Center” tab at the top of the page or call the office with questions.

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Dry Eye….aka Inflammation

Hi!  So, many of you know that I take a special interest in dry eye.  Since day one in my...

Happy Spring!

This time of year, I am always finding myself talking to patients nonstop about allergies.   Things are blooming here in...

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Meet Our Doctor

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Dr. Alicia Telega

Dr. Alicia Telega: started Shadyside Eye Associates and Dry Eye Center to fill the need of patients requiring a more intense and effective treatment of their dry eye, ocular allergy...

Focus On Eye Care Services

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During a complete eye exam, Dr. Telegawill not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health.

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A comprehensive dry eye evaluation is vital in determining the appropriate therapy for YOUR dry eye. We have the latest in diagnostics and therapies. Advanced therapies go well beyond artificial tears and other eye drops. Dr. Telega is very excited to offer the latest in evaporative dry eye treatment including IPL for meibomian gland dysfunction as Radio Frequency for lid health.

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Scleral lenses are large diameter gas permeable lenses that are designed for patients with corneal irregularities such as keratoconus, post corneal transplants, injury, severe dry eye, among others. It can also be used to treat various ocular surface diseases, including dry eye disease.

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Our staff will help you find the best fit for your needs and explain how different lenses and frames will impact your vision. We carry a large variety of top designer frames for both eyeglasses and sunglasses.

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Looking for an Optometrist in Pittsburgh?

Dr. Telega takes the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Shadyside Eye Associates

With an office in Shadyside, Shadyside Eye Associates is pleased to be serving Pittsburgh. Our Main eye care office is conveniently located on Ellsworth Avenue in the Shadyside district.. Call us to make an appointment with our eye doctor to talk about your eyeglasses, contact lenses or specialty lens needs....

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Dry Eye….aka Inflammation

Hi!  So, many of you know that I take a special interest in dry eye.  Since day one in my career – over 15 years ago (gasp!) – I have always thought that “dry eye” was a severely undertreated condition and a lot of people were suffering, glued to their...

Happy Spring!

This time of year, I am always finding myself talking to patients nonstop about allergies.   Things are blooming here in the city at a rapid pace since it’s been so warm (and sunny!) and that really does create a lot of issues for allergy sufferers.   Itchy, watery, puffy eyes are...

Hydration!

HYDRATION!!!     I find myself talking about good hydration in the exam room more often these days – especially during wintertime in Pittsburgh with the heat in our homes on (hopefully not for much longer!), our work lives including the computer, dry offices, and especially if you work in...