Welcome to Bethlehem Eye Care Associates, P.C. Our optometrists Ralph E. Gilmore, Jr., O.D. Anthony A. Krasnicke, O.D., and Bradley N. Bowen, O.D. are members of the American Optometric Association, PA Optometric Association, and Lehigh Valley Optometric Society.
Our certified optometrists specialize in comprehensive eye exams, eyewear and contact lens corrections, and treatment of ocular diseases. From small children to adults to seniors, we provide quality eye care for your entire family.
All of our optometrists are trained in Glaucoma Treatment and Management, Diabetic Eye Health examinations, Contact Lens Corrections (including contact lens fittings), LASIK / Laser Vision Correction Consultants, and are certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease.
Ralph E. Gilmore, Jr., O.D.
Upon graduating from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1988 and completing an internship at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, TX, Dr. Gilmore joined Dr. Krasnicke in practice. He has been an integral part of Bethlehem Eye Care Associates for over 24 years. A Philadelphia native, Dr. Gilmore received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from LaSalle University in 1984. During his stay at LaSalle, Dr. Gilmore combined his studies with athletics as a member of the LaSalle basketball team. Dr. Gilmore is a member in good-standing of the Lehigh Valley Optometric Society, Pennsylvania Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. He, also, has served as an officer of the Lehigh Valley Optometric Association.
Anthony A. Krasnicke, O.D.
A graduate of Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1967, Dr. Krasnicke has been eye-to-eye with his patients for many years. A Lehigh Valley native, Dr. Krasnicke completed his pre-optometric education at Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA. He served as a Captain in the Medical Service Corps in the Optometric Clinic at Irwin Army Hospital, Fort Riley, Kansas. After completing his military service in 1970, he was associated with the National Maritime Health Center, and the Optometric Center of New York, where he worked with perceptually handicapped children. In 1970, he joined the practice of Dr. Eugene Davis at 530 Main Street, Bethlehem.
Dr. Krasnicke is a member of the Lehigh Valley Optometric Society, having served on the Board of Directors and as an officer of the organization. He is also a member in good-standing of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Bradley N. Bowen, O.D.
Dr. Bowen grew up locally in the valley, a graduate of Catasauqua H.S in 2003. From there he went on to Ursinus College where he earned a B.S in Biology. After graduation from Ursinus in 2007 he spent a year working on large clinical drug trials in an effort to bring new medications to the patients that needed them. After this year away from school he returned to the realm of academia to earn his optometric degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. He completed his education at PCO in May 2012 and joined Bethlehem Eye Care Associates in November 2012. He is currently a member in good-standing of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
When you’re ready to schedule your eye care appointment, call us at 610-866-5815, or visit us at 547 Main St. in Bethlehem.