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Dr. Tencza

Dr. Christopher J. Tencza’s practice of Optometry originally began in 1929 with its establishment in Lancaster by the late Dr. Miles Pitcock. Well known and respected by the Lancaster community, Dr. Pitcock retired in 1976.

A graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Tencza has gained recognition for his work in vision perception and visually related academic learning problems.

Dr. Tencza is past President of the Board of the Fairfield County Center for the Visually Impaired where he has been a board member for many years. Actively involved in the field of vision and learning he was also a trustee of the internationally recognized National Optometric Education and Learning Center. As a former board member to St. Bernadette School, Dr. Tencza initiated the widely acclaimed Leather’s Playground project. He has most recently initiated  vision testing at the free By The Way medical facility at the Maywood Mission.

Dr. Tencza has lectured extensively in central Ohio on vision and learning and has been featured on the nationally syndicated TV program “Life Choices” . He was also recipient of the Tarhe Lion’s Club’s prestigious “Man of the Year” award for his work in vision care. Dr. Tencza has been published in the Lancaster Eagle Gazette for his work with a visually handicapped student from Orenburg, Russia, and in feature articles on glaucoma and laser vision correction.


Pam Baker, Ldo

Pam has been associated with our office since 2007. She graduated from Hocking College in 2008 receiving a degree in Applied Science specializing in ophthalmic technology and opticianry. This training has prepared her to be a superb Optometric Assistant to the Doctor and she is able to address any of your visual care needs. You will find working with Pamela to be a rewarding experience!


Bethany Holman, ldo

Bethany is a valuable member of our team at  Focal Pointe Optometry! A 2014 graduate of Hocking College she has received a degree in Applied Science and  is trained in ophthalmic technology, opticianry  and in Optometric assisting.  Look forward to meeting Bethany as we take care of your visual needs!


Jennifer Leasure

Rounding off our tremendous team at Focal Pointe, is Jennifer. She has extensive experience in both the ophthalmologic and optometric sciences. You will be delighted to meet and work with her!