We are open and are currently taking appointments for patients.  No walk-ins will be permitted.

We kindly request patients fill out our online patient form prior to any appointments.

We are strictly following the CDC recommendations and requiring everyone to wear masks when entering our building.

To schedule an appointment or prior to coming to the office for any reason,

please call us at (740) 927-3061 or email us at pataskalavisioncenter@gmail.com.

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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make The Pataskala Vision Center a proud provider of vision care products and services in Pataskala.

Dr. Mason, O.D.

James W. Mason, O.D. is from Waterford, Ohio which is a small town up the Muskingum River from Marietta. He graduated from Waterford High School in 1967, did his undergraduate work at Ohio University, and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1974. Dr. Mason began his practice on the East side of Columbus and purchased Pataskala Vision Center in 1989. Dr. Mason has made medical trips to the country of Haiti since 1975 and enjoys practicing in a small community where personal relationships can be built. Dr. Mason has one son and has been married to his wife Brenda since 1973.

Dr. Walsh, O.D.

Steven D. Walsh, OD is a central Ohio native and life-long Buckeye fan. He graduated from Gahanna Lincoln High School, did his undergraduate work at Miami University, and received his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1993. While he was in Optometry School, Dr. Walsh worked at the Pataskala Vision Center for Dr. Mason as an optician. He and his family have lived in Pataskala since 2000 and he is excited about being able to work at The Pataskala Vision Center again. In addition to working at our office, Dr. Walsh also works at an eye surgery center doing preoperative and postoperative surgical care. Dr. Walsh trains and mentors other Optometrists in refractive surgical care and is a credentialing board member for the National Lasik Network. When he isn’t working Dr. Walsh enjoys spending time with his family, attending his daughters’ 4H horse shows and soccer games, and going out with his wife Chaureen.

Dr. Slezak, O.D.

Amber N. Slezak, O.D. is from Bath, Ohio which is a small town in northeast Ohio by Akron. She graduated from Revere High School in 2006, did her undergraduate work at Capital University, and received her Doctorate of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2014. Dr. Slezak then completed a one-year residency in ocular disease at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Hospital. Since then, she has been providing mobile eye care by doing eye exams at nursing home facilities. Dr. Slezak is very excited to now work at The Pataskala Vision Center and be a part of this community. In her free time, Dr. Slezak enjoys spending time with her husband Nick (a native of Pataskala), and their two dogs Jubilee and Latte.