Meet Richard A. Bechtel, OD
Dr. Bechtel is a valued staff physician at The Eye Center of Central PA. He has practiced optometry for over 40 years, first in private practices in Lewisburg, Mifflinburg, and Duncannon, PA, and now as part of our team. Dr. Bechtel attended Susquehanna University and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry for his undergraduate studies where he earned his bachelor's degree in biology and his bachelor's degree in physiological optics, respectively. He then continued his education at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he graduated with his doctor of optometry degree in 1976. When not seeing his patients, he likes to spend time enjoying the outdoors, scuba diving, and browsing antiques.