Our team of dedicated eye health professionals are here to serve you. We combine extensive knowledge in the field of optometry with a passion for helping people solve their vision problems. It is our goal to create a friendly and professional atmosphere that you can rely on for all of your eye health needs.


Dr. Phillip E. Apfel

Dr. Apfel is the director of Oakley Square Eye Associates. He received his doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1983. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the Ohio Optometric Association and the Cincinnati Optometric Association. Dr. Apfel is also a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He specializes in contact lenses; including unusual and difficult fits as well as the medical management of glaucoma and general medical Optometry. He is a co-managing doctor for laser, refractive, and cataract surgery at the Cincinnati Eye Institute and the Midwest Eye Center. He has published several articles regarding video integration in eye care. Dr. Apfel has been on the medical consulting staff of the National Football League Cincinnati Bengals since 1992.


Dr. Anthony Dirr

Dr. Anthony Dirr received his doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2007 and holds a double major in biochemistry and molecular biology from Purdue University. Prior to his optometric career, he worked as a research chemist at The Procter and Gamble Company. After graduating from The Ohio State University College of Optometry, he completed a residency in ocular disease at the Cincinnati Eye Institute in 2008. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association and Ohio Optometric Association. Dr. Dirr specializes in general medical optometry as well as pre and post surgical care. He also has a special interest in contact lenses. With Dr. Dirr on staff we are pleased to not only offer his services, but have expanded office hours including evenings and Saturdays.