Getting to Know Your Eye Doctor

The relationship between optometrists and their patients is an important one. You need to feel comfortable with the eye doctor in Columbus, Ohio, and neighboring cities who is taking care of your vision. You need to know they have your best interest at heart. At Grove City Vision Center, you never have to worry. Our eye care professionals are highly trained and qualified in knowing how the human eye works.

Meet the Doctors

Our optometrists are some of the finest around. They take the time it requires to help you understand any problems with your vision, and they explain your treatment options so you can always make informed decisions.

Timothy D. Fries, OD

In his spare time, Dr. Fries loves to travel (Ireland is his favorite spot), listen to music (he loves U2), play golf, and spend time with his family. He enjoys the Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State athletics. He is married to Cheryl and they have two children, Phoebe & Deacon. His professional accomplishments include:

  • Doctor of Optometry from Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Ohio State University
  • Ohio State University Clinical Instructor in College of Optometry
  • Board Member, State of Ohio Optical Dispenser’s Board
  • Member of Ohio Optometric Association
  • Member of American Optometric Association
timothy fries
timothy fries

Timothy D. Fries, OD

In his spare time, Dr. Fries loves to travel (Ireland is his favorite spot), listen to music (he loves U2), play golf, and spend time with his family. He enjoys the Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State athletics. He is married to Cheryl and they have two children, Phoebe & Deacon. His professional accomplishments include:

  • Doctor of Optometry from Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Ohio State University
  • Ohio State University Clinical Instructor in College of Optometry
  • Board Member, State of Ohio Optical Dispenser’s Board
  • Member of Ohio Optometric Association
  • Member of American Optometric Association

Eric Neader, OD

Dr. Neader and his wife, Amy, have three children: Emmerson, Kaelyn and Mason. He loves to travel, watch the Philadelphia Eagles, and watch Ohio State football and basketball. His professional accomplishments include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine from University of Dayton
  • Doctor of Optometry from Ohio State University
  • Ohio Optometric Association member
  • American Optometric Association member
  • Extensively trained in ocular disease
eric Neader
eric Neader

Eric Neader, OD

Dr. Neader and his wife, Amy, have three children: Emmerson, Kaelyn and Mason. He loves to travel, watch the Philadelphia Eagles, and watch Ohio State football and basketball. His professional accomplishments include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine from University of Dayton
  • Doctor of Optometry from Ohio State University
  • Ohio Optometric Association member
  • American Optometric Association member
  • Extensively trained in ocular disease

Thomas Litzinger, MD

Dr. Litzinger enjoys oil painting, basketball, golf, weight training and photography when he’s not involved in ophthalmology. His professional accomplishments include:

  • Miami University undergrad
  • Ohio State University medical school
  • California Pacific Medical Center – San Francisco residency
  • Duke University fellowship in refractive surgery and corneal transplants
  • Co-founder of Ride For World Health, a non-profit organization
  • Columbus Ophthalmology Associates Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery
Thomas Litzinger
Thomas Litzinger

Thomas Litzinger, MD

Dr. Litzinger enjoys oil painting, basketball, golf, weight training and photography when he’s not involved in ophthalmology. His professional accomplishments include:

  • Miami University undergrad
  • Ohio State University medical school
  • California Pacific Medical Center – San Francisco residency
  • Duke University fellowship in refractive surgery and corneal transplants
  • Co-founder of Ride For World Health, a non-profit organization
  • Columbus Ophthalmology Associates Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery

Contact Your Doctor Today

At Grove City Vision Center, we take professionalism seriously. With a group of talented, experienced and highly trained doctors, we’ll ensure the proper health of your eyes. Contact us today at 614.875.8373 or through our online form.

About Our Staff

Rae Jiga-Tremblay, General Manager, Licensed Optician

Rae lives in Baltimore with her husband and son. She enjoys gardening and being outdoors with her family. Rae is a licensed optician and has been in the business for over 25 years.

Rae
Rae

Rae Jiga-Tremblay, General Manager, Licensed Optician

Rae lives in Baltimore with her husband and son. She enjoys gardening and being outdoors with her family. Rae is a licensed optician and has been in the business for over 25 years.

Melissa Stall, Licensed Optician

Melissa is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She began her career in optics in 2007 as an apprentice optician. She had been a dual licensed optician since 2010.

Melissa lives in Grove City with her son, Henry, and her chiweenie, Pipsqueak. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and live music.

melissa
melissa

Melissa Stall, Licensed Optician

Melissa is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She began her career in optics in 2007 as an apprentice optician. She had been a dual licensed optician since 2010.

Melissa lives in Grove City with her son, Henry, and her chiweenie, Pipsqueak. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and live music.

Mary Wolf, Licensed Optician

Mary lives in Grove City, she has two daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and cheering on her favorite sport teams including the Buckeyes!!! Mary is a licensed optician and has 30 plus years in the optical business.

mary
mary

Mary Wolf, Licensed Optician

Mary lives in Grove City, she has two daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and cheering on her favorite sport teams including the Buckeyes!!! Mary is a licensed optician and has 30 plus years in the optical business.