MEET THE DOCTORS
Dr. Stephen H. Cruse, OD
Dr. Steve is a graduate of York Central High School in 1966, York College in 1969 and Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1973. He has special interests in the areas of ocular pathology, sub-normal vision and vision needs of the sport shooter. Dr. Steve on occasion consults with veterinarians and pet owners on small animal eye problems.
Dr. Lisa K. DeMers, OD
Lisa DeMers is a native of Somerset County, Pennsylvania. She graduated valedictorian from Meyersdale Area High School in 1986 and received her bachelors degree in Biology from Pennsylvania State University in 1990. Dr. Lisa received her doctorate in 1994, graduating with honors from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She moved to the York area in 1994 and joined the private practice of Dr. Cruse. While in optometry school, she received a reward for her excellence in the contact lens field. She continues her strong interest in contact lenses in her practice. Dr. Lisa enjoys challenging contact lens patients and finds it very rewarding to see her patients smile after being successfully fit with contacts.
Dr. Matthew C. Smith, OD
Dr. Matthew Smith is a York County native and is a graduate of Dallastown Area High School. He completed his undergraduate work at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Matt received his O.D. degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia where he trained in pediatrics, low vision, contact lens, and ocular therapeutics. His training also included externships in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Havre de Grace, MD. during which he received clinical honors in his pediatric, low vision and ocular disease rotations. Dr. Matt has particular interests in the area of ocular pathology.
Dr. Brittany J. Klass, OD, FAAO
Dr. Brittany Klass grew up in a military family but is proud to now call Central Pennsylvania home. She completed her undergraduate studies in Chemistry at James Madison University in Virginia. Dr. Brittany graduated summa cum laude from SUNY College of Optometry in 2008 where she was awarded honors in the areas of primary care, ocular disease and low vision. Following graduation she completed a residency with Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates in ocular disease in 2009 and was awarded a Fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry in 2010. Dr. Brittany is especially interested in ocular disease and is passionate about providing the best, personalized care for you and your family.
Dr. Courtney M. Smyser, OD