Andrew L. Leitzel, OD

Dr. Andrew L. Leitzel was born and raised in central Pennsylvania.  He graduated with clinical honors from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. 

Dr. Leitzel has over a decade of experience in the field of primary eye care. He is owner and partner of a multi-location primary eye care practice in central Pennsylvania doing business as Mechanicsburg Eye Associates, Wheatlyn EyeCare, and Dry Eye Center of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Leitzel is an active member of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and past president of the Central Pennsylvania Optometric Association. In 2017, he was awarded by his peers the prestigious “Pennsylvania Optometrist of the Year Award”.

From 2008- 2012, Dr. Leitzel served as Director and Chairman of the Board for Tri-County Association for the Blind. While presiding over the board, he strategically planned, organized and successfully launched the Vision Rehab Center (VRC). VRC is a low vision rehab center that unites the specialty care of a low vision center with social and occupational rehabilitation services to meet the needs of those who suffer from low vision.

Dr. Leitzel was elected to the PA Vision Foundation Board in 2014, and was named Executive Director of the PA Vision Foundation in January 2017. He is responsible for overseeing operations, program development, strategic planning and board administration. The PA Vision Foundation provides no cost vision exams and eyeglasses to those who are uninsured and in need.  Dr. Leitzel has a strong passion for serving those less fortunate and vast experience in the non-profit sector, which will help drive the success of the Foundation.

Dr. Leitzel provides optometric services including comprehensive eye health exams, diabetic eye exams, glaucoma disease management, medical treatment of eye infections, routine exam, contact lens fittings, and emergency eye care.  He has a special interest in Dry Eye Disease management and serves as Mechanicsburg Eye Associates’ Dry Eye Specialist.

Dr. Leitzel resides in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania with his wife, two children and their dog, Lexie. In his free time, he enjoys boating, skiing, biking, sporting clays and of course, spending time with his family.

 Contact us with any questions you may have or to  schedule an appointment.

Please call 717.266.5661 for emergencies or after hours.


Wheatlyn Eye Care
234 Rosedale Drive
Manchester, PA 17345


Monday8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday9:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday8:00am - 12:00pm*
*Office closed 1st and 5th Sat.