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Welcome to The Eyeglass Store
Your Optometrist in Monroeville, PA

Call us at (412) 372-8188 today.

Located in Monroeville, PA, The Eyeglass Store provides quality eye care and eyewear for the entire family. We have a huge selection of eyeglasses and designer frames, and our friendly and professional staff will take the time to find the perfect frames and lenses to help you look your best. With over 25 years of experience, optometrist, Dr. James Budd provides every patient with personal attention and reliable eye care. From colored contacts and prescription sunglasses to eye exams, diagnosis and treatments, The Eyeglass Store provides the most professional and reliable eye care services that you can count on.

New Patient Starting Points:

Existing Patient Links:

  • Request an appointment
  • Investigate Lasik and other options for eye surgery
  • Pursue treatment of eye disease including glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy

At The Eyeglass Store, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (412) 372-8188 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. James Budd
Monroeville Optometrist 

The Eyeglass Store
(412) 372-8188
4156 William Penn Hwy
Monroeville, PA 15146

Exclusive Offer

New Patients receive 20% OFF Second Pair of Complete Glasses!

Meet Our Eye Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. James Budd

    Dr. James M. Budd has a degree in physics from St. Vincent College, and has been practicing optometry since 1984, when he graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He formerly taught optics and other courses at the University of Missouri School of Optometry and the Alabama School of Optometry, and he has written computer programs (for designing contact lenses and demonstrating eye muscle problems) that are being used all over the world.

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  • Dr. Amrita Kaur


    Dr. Amrita Kaur attended Case Western Reserve University for her undergraduate education with studies in Psychology and Fine Art. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University where she received Clinical Honors.

    Her experience includes internships at Associates in Ophthalmology, The Long Beach VA Hospital, Lawrenceville Vision Care, Optometric Care in Aliquippa, and a Pediatrics and Binocular Vision specialty at Salus University. In the exam room she enjoys contact lens fittings, pediatric optometry, surgical co-management, and takes particular interest in ocular disease and pathology.

    Outside of the exam room, Dr. Kaur enjoys painting, drawing, playing tennis, dancing, and playing piano. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society, and American Diabetic Association. She is always happy to accept new patients.

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "The doctors here are the best. I had to leave temporarily due to change in insurance and got my exam and glasses elewhere, and I couldn't see out of them, came back to Dr Budd and the Eye Glass Store for a new exam, and sure enough, the prescription I had wasn't correct for me! I have been a patient of the Eyeglass store for over 15 years and I am so grateful to be back!"
    Nina F.
  • "Dr. Budd is the best. He's very interested in getting your RX right and goes out of his way. The front end staff is friendly and helpful! I tell everyone to come here."
    Dino D.
  • "The staff was friendly, experienced and took the time to make sure everything was covered."
    Susan N.
  • "Very consumer oriented. I liked the professionalism and curtesy of the staff. Dr. Budd was also very nice and took time to answer all of my questions. Thank you! I would definitely recommend!"
    Sheria R.
  • "Excellent treatment from beginning to end. Curtious, thoughtful reception and Dr. Kaur is fun and professional and was very knowledgeable and was very caring. Thanks for a great experience!"
    Dan Z.
  • "I am very satisfied with expertise of Dr. Budd! I have gone there for several years and always been satisfied with service of staff! Great Place!"
    Andrea N,
  • "Dr Kaur and staff were super! I could not have had a more professional, pleasant and informative experience!"
    Bill R.
  • "I went to Dr. Budd with an eye related problem and he answered all my questions and explained everything in detail. He is always prompt and understanding and his staff is courteous and friendly. I left his office feeling relieved that there was something I could do to alleviate my problem."
    Rita S.
  • "Very Professional, Knowledgeable, and carried out in the most gracious manner."
    Raymond G.
  • "Been going to Dr. Budd since I was 6. Now 16 years later and I have no plans to ever change. He and the staff at The Eye glass Store are amazing, helpful, and friendly."
    Jesse D.
  • "Friendly professional Met all my expectations.Doctor was very informative and helpful Will recommend office to friends and family"
    Karen K.


Located at the Miracle Mile Shopping Center

Hours of Operation

Monroeville Office


10:00 am-5:30 pm


10:00 am-8:00 pm


10:00 am-4:30 pm


10:00 am-8:00 pm


10:00 am-4:30 pm


10:00 am-3:30 pm