Meet Our Staff

Our eye doctors and vision care staff are very caring and well trained. Our office culture is one of excellence in care and service. We believe and practice doing the right thing to make your experience a good one with long lasting happiness, eye health and good vision.

Jeffrey S. Wigton, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Jeffrey S. Wigton, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Jeff Wigton received his Bachelor of Science degree from Grove City College where he graduated with honors. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, receiving the Alumni Association Award for excellence in scholastic attainment, the Clinical Excellence Award, and the Crozier Memorial Award for excellence in the study of anatomy and pathology. While at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry he was awarded the Nikon Scholarship and the E.F. Wildermuth Scholarship. Dr. Wigton is a board certified optometrist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.

He is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa international optometric honor fraternity, the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association, where he is a charter member of the Contact Lens and Cornea Section. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry where he is a member of the Primary Care Section and the Glaucoma Section. His interests include primary/general eye care, contact lenses, diseases of the eye, medical treatment of eye disease, and pre and post operative care of cataract and refractive surgery patients.

He is an affiliate of TLC and Sightline Laser Eye Centers. He has published several articles in peer reviewed journals in the field of eye disease, and has received the American Optometric Association's Optometric Recognition Award for continuing education every year since 1984.

William R. Wigton, O.D.

William R. Wigton, O.D.

Dr. Bill Wigton graduated from the Stony Brook School in New York. Undergraduate studies at Wittenburg University in Springfield, Ohio, were followed by four years of service in The United States Navy, including tours of duty at the Naval Air Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; the USS Douglas H. Fox; the USS H. J. Ellison, Norfolk, VA; and the Philadelphia Naval Base in Philadelphia, PA. After an honorable discharge, undergraduate studies continued at Grove City College. Dr. Wigton pursued his post graduate studies at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree. He is a board certified optometrist. His interests include primary/general eye care, geriatric eye care and low vision services, contact lenses, diseases of the eye, and medical treatment of eye disease. He is a recipient of the Optometric Recognition Award from the American Optometric Association.

Christina M. Thrash, O.D.

Christina M. Thrash, O.D.

Dr. Thrash is a Butler native and an alumnus of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she graduated with honors. While at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, she was awarded a Wildermuth Scholarship and received the Clinical Excellence Award. She is a member of the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.

Her interests include primary eyecare, geriatric eye care and low vision, contact lenses, diseases of the eye, and medical treatment of eye disease. When not in the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Jeffrey S. Dreier, O.D.

Jeffrey S. Dreier, O.D.

Dr. Jeff Dreier received his B.S. degree in Biology from Grove City College in 2003. He went on to the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia where he graduated in 2007 with a Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. Dreier completed several internships including rotations at the Eye Clinic at the Browning Community Hospital in Browning, Montana, the center of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation; Draisin Vision Group, a large vision therapy practice in Charleston, SC; and Laurel Eye Clinic in Altoona, PA. He completed his specialty training with a rotation in the Pediatric service at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia.

Dr. Dreier is a member of the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society, the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. His interests include primary eye care, contact lenses, pre and post operative care of refractive surgery and cataracts, and medical treatment of eye disease. His outside interests include the living history and material culture of the Civil War.

Wigton Eye Care Associates

Our optometric practice proudly serves the Butler and Grove City, PA areas with a tradition of quality service and a friendly staff.