your vision is our passion

about our practice

Dr. Nicholas A. Pittman O.D.

Meet our doctor

Dr. Pittman is a graduate of Missouri State University, with degrees in Physics and Molecular Biology. He earned his doctorate at the Nova College of Optometry, before completing his clinical trainingin the VA system as well as Shands Eye Hospital, graduating with highest honors in each rotation.

As a child with numerous eye problems, Dr. Pittman personally understands the role of vision in quality of life. Working as a glasses-maker and optician before becoming a doctor, he brings a unique base of knowledge in the details of what makes a great pair of eyeglasses. He also has extensive training and interest in speciality contact lenses, ocular disease, and pediatric eye development.

Dr. Pittman enjoys tennis, guitar, and spending plenty of time outdoors with his wife and two young children.

personalized care comes first


As career vision professionals, we are all too familiar with the "assembly line" feel that so much of modern healthcare has become. Simply put, our goal is to give you an experience that ensures you always feel like a person, not a number. We believe this quality is what makes rural life special, and rural healthcare should reflect the same. We are a small office that moves a little slower, on purpose. It is what our patients have always loved about us.

It is why we try to always allow enough time for our staff to give the highest quality care and personal attention. We aim to provide only the best for your eyes, without the hustle and bustle.

since 1981


Bradford Optical is in its fourth generation of providers serving our community.

Passing from Dr. Reginald Jones to his son Dr. Andrew Jones, and more recently to Dr. Nicholas Pittman. Our optician, Deborah, has been helping our neighbors with their eyewear for over 35 years. Together with our other Vermont native staff, we are proud to offer one of the most experienced vision care teams in the area.