Practice History

     Dr. P. Douglas Becherer is the third generation of Becherers caring for the visual needs of the metro east. This dedication started with      Paul W. Becherer in the early 1920's and carried on by Dr. Paul F. Becherer in 1943.  Dr. Paul F. Becherer not only practiced family eyecare, but also in the late 1940's was the first practice in the area to offer contact lens care.  Dr. Paul F. Becherer's original 1940's contact lens fitting set, the first for the St. Louis area, is proudly displayed in the reception room. Also on display, is the U.S. Patent for Post Ophthalmic Procedure Lens designed by Dr. P. Douglas Becherer.


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Our Services 

Vision is our most important sense.  Out doctors strive to protect the health and welfare of your vision system using advanced equipment, up to the minute knowledge, and a caring attitude.  As innovative leaders in the eye care profession, it is our privledge to:

  • provide an atmosphere of professionalism, trust, respect, and appreciation.
  • fulfill your needs and exceed your highest expectations.
  • utilize superior skills, knowledge, resources and products.
  • preserve eyesight and ocular health.


Our Doctors

Because quality is founded on individual advice: We place great value on the personalized service we provide to our patients. Learn more about the advantages of choosing Dr. Becherer and Associates and get to know our team better.


Our Selection of Frames

Dr. Becherer and Associates carries a large inventory of over 800 frames.  From designer frames such as Vera Bradley and Kate Spade to stylish budget frames, we have something to meet every patient's needs.  Our staff is trained to find you eyewear that will not only be a wise investment in your vision, but will also enahnce your appearance with stylish frames.


Contact Lenses for Every Occasion

Contact Lenses are available from lenses that are worn one time and discarded to very sophisticated prescriptions that correct almost any vision problem.



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