Meet Our Doctors
Paul J. Lobby, O.D. Dr. Paul Lobby is a native of Ford City and a 1979 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He has been practicing optometry in Kittanning for over 30 years. He lives in Ford City with his wife Colleen. In addition to practicing optometry full time Dr. Lobby has served his profession as a board member of both the Western PA Optometric Association and the PA Optometric Association. He was named Optometrist of the Year by the Western PA Optometric Association in 2007. He presently serves on a state level committee for the PA Optometric Association. Dr. Lobby was involved in the establishment one of the first laser vision correction centers in western Pennsylvania, Allsight, Inc. He presently serves as board President of Allsight, Inc. Locally, Dr. Lobby has been active in the community, having served on the board of directors of both the Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County and the Armstrong County YMCA. He is presently a member of the Board of Directors of Armstrong School District. Dr. Lobby also was a 25 year member of the Manor Township Lions Club. He has also provided free eye exams for the Armstrong County Head Start students for the past 25 years.
Kara J. Shirley, O.D. Dr. Shirley graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint Vincent College. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in the Visual Sciences and a Doctorate in Optometry in 2011 at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. During her time in school Dr. Shirley achieved clinical honors during her optometric externships, was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa optometric honor society and graduated with highest honors. Dr. Shirley serves her profession as a member of the PA Optometric Association and the Western PA Optometric Association. Locally, Dr. Shirley has been active in the community, currently serving on the board of directors of the Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County. She is also presently a member the Kittanning Rotary Club and the Armstrong Young Professionals Giving Circle.