Robert Bittner, OD, FAAO

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Memberships: 

American Academy of Optometry
American Board of Optometry
American Optometric Association
Pennsylvania Optometric Association

Certifications and Licensures: 

Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

Colorado Optometry License
Pennsylvania Optometry License

Education & Training

  • Optometric Residency - Ocular Disease - Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center - Huntington, WV
  • Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry - Bayamón, PR
  • The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA

Representative Publications

Bittner, RT. New eye drops can help aging people see better – an optometrist explains how Vuity treats presbyopia. May 5th 2022 https://theconversation.com/new-eye-drops-can-help-aging-people-see-better-an-optometrist-explains-how-vuity-treats-presbyopia-180762
Bittner, RT. Perspective for Early diagnosis, additional anti-VEGF injections may improve outcomes in neovascular AMD. February 4th 2022 https://www.healio.com/news/optometry/20220204/early-diagnosis-additional-antivegf-injections-may-improve-outcomes-in-neovascular-amd