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.

Featured Articles

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

    The only way to correct the clouded vision caused by advanced cataracts is surgical intervention. If you find yourself pursuing cataract surgery to remove one or both cataract-disease lenses, you may be wondering what surgical approaches are available for treatment. Although eye surgeons have successfully ...

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil ...

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

    Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of peripheral vision loss, individuals only ...

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  • Presbyopia

    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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  • How to Transition Into Different Lighted Situations

    Does it take a little while for your eyes to adjust to the dark? Try a few of these tips. ...

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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