~ Your Eye
doctor in Steubenville, OH ~
Edward J. Jagela graduated from Weir
Senior High and received both his B.S.V.S.
degree and O.D. degree from the prestigious
Illinois College of Optometry in
Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Jagela completed his
internships in primary eyecare, contact lens
management, binocular vision disorders and low
vision at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago
and externships at the Chicago College of
Osteopathic Medicine's Hyde Park Campus Hospital
in the management of the diseases of the eye. In
addition, he received extensive training in the
co-management of modern cataract surgery and other
ocular surgeries. He later completed his
Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry
Ocular Disease Section and was admitted as a
Fellow in San Francisco, CA.
Edward J. Jagela is certified as a
Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and is also on the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry.
Dr. Jagela is an active member of the Ohio State
Optometric Association, the American Optometric
Association, the American Academy of Optometry
and the American Board of Optometry. He is also
a staff appointed optometrist, with hospital
privileges, at Weirton Medical Center in
Weirton, WV and LifeLine Hospital in
Wintersville, OH, where he provides
Emergency Department consultative eye services,
along with both inpatient and outpatient
consultations. He enjoys attending continuing
education programs around the country to keep up
to date on the latest information and trends
regarding eyecare. He is licensed to practice
in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Dr.
Jagela is also a member of the Weirton Lion's
Club. In his free time he enjoys running, golf
Dr. Dragisich received his Doctorate from the Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1972 and has been in private practice ever since.
He has been involved in numerous organizations serving the community for over forty years. Dragisich is a lifelong resident of Weirton. He and his wife (Sharon)
have been married for over 40 years and have three children: Jennifer Tokash, Steven and Dominic Dragisich. They also have 5 grandchildren around whom their