Who We Are
Joseph Battin, Sr. is the proud owner of Battin Eyecare and Gallery. His philosophy of service to the patient – supported by the knowledgeable and professional Battin Eyecare staff – results in excellent patient care and clinical results. Joe was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and has remained dedicated to serving the Western New York community. In 1983 Joseph joined his father, James V. Battin, and upon receiving his Optician degree, he began running the business. He advanced the practice by opening newer facilities in 1993 and 2011. Joe proudly welcomes new patients and continues to update and advance both facilities. His commitment to the community is evident in his years of work with the Ride for Roswell, providing eye care for the children of St. Luke’s Mission, and supporting local business with the Hamburg VBAC.
Dr. Joseph Battin, Jr. is the son of Joseph Battin Sr. and grandson of James Battin. Dr. Battin was born and raised in Hamburg, New York and is a graduate of Canisius High School. After earning a B.S. degree in Molecular Biology at Syracuse University, Dr. Battin continued on to the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO), where he earned his O.D. in 2010. Immediately upon his return to Western New York, Dr. Battin joined the Battin Eyecare practice and worked with his father to open the business’ second location in 2011. Dr. Battin is a graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Management Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership program. In 2013, he was named to Buffalo Business First’s list of 30 under 30 in Buffalo. Surgeons at the Eye Care Institute of Buffalo have declared Dr. Battin one of the most trusted optometrists in Western New York.