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Doctor Spotlight: Getting to Know Dr. Fugate

Premier Eye Care Group (PECG) is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Fugate, OD to our highly trained team of eye doctors.  Dr. John Edward Bryant Fugate (commonly referred to as J.E.B.) is a Primary Care Optometrist and is excited to be a part of a practice that is striving to provide the best quality eye care for the Harrisburg PA and Camp Hill PA regions.  Dr. Fugate is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Pennsylvania College of Optometry.  As an optometrist for the past 15 years, he loves being able to engage with his patients while helping to improve their vision, solve problems with their ocular health and continue to see them year after year.

Premier Eye Care Group is made up of a team of trusted and experienced eye specialists.  When you find yourself searching for an “eye doctor near me,” look no more!  We take pride in offering our patients comprehensive vision care in a compassionate and personalized manner.  Our patients deserve to be happy and confident in themselves.  As part of our efforts to provide exceptional care for our patients, we want to take the time to create a “Doctor Spotlight,” where we can share with you a more personal side of our newest eye doctor. 

Please take some time to get to know more about Dr. J.E.B. Fugate:

1. What do you do for fun outside of work?

Traveling, golfing, going on adventures with our family, anything outdoors and working as a family on our rental properties

2. Where is your favorite vacation spot?

Cape May, New Jersey or tropical resort

3. If given the chance, who would you be for a day?

Bryson DeChambeau – I’m sure golf would be a lot more fun to play when you are actually good at it!

4. What is something you recommend someone does when they visit Harrisburg PA?

It’s always fun to check out City Island and catch a Senators baseball game.

5. What 3 words would your friends use to describe you?

– Conscientious
– Witty
– Loyal

6. Tell us 3 things most people don’t know about you:

1.  I’m a Kentucky Wildcats fan
2.  My favorite sports to watch are basketball, baseball & football
3.  I was born and raised in Hershey

7. What is your favorite quote?

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.”
– Abraham Lincoln

8. What do you miss the most about being a kid?

Having summers off to play sports with other kids in the neighborhood.

9. What was your favorite TV show growing up?


10. Do you volunteer anywhere?

Elementary kids Sunday school at Hershey Evangelical Free Church

11. If you could be on any TV game show, which one would it be and why?

Wheel of Fortune because it’s fun to watch – but I’m sure it’s much more difficult when you are actually there.

12. What’s the one piece of advice you would give others about life?

You reap what you sow.

13. Name one item from your bucket list:

I’d love to visit Machu Pichu one day!

14. If you could have one wish granted, what would it be?

To have the ability to go without sleep.

15. Do you have a motto or personal mantra?

Live by the Golden Rule

16. What was the last book you read?

The Resolution for Men by Alex Kendrick

17. What is your biggest pet peeve?


18. What person in your life has had the greatest influence on the person you have become?

My dad because he has always set a good example and has inspired me with his compassion, diligent work ethic and ability to laugh at himself.

Premier Eye Care Group – Your #1 Choice

When it comes to finding the right eye doctor you can trust, you cannot go wrong with Premier Eye Care Group.  We are dedicated to helping you clear up your eyesight with excellent vision care in the Harrisburg and Camp Hill communities.  We offers a variety of surgical and routine eye care services, such as pediatric eye care, LASIK and other corrective eye surgeries, and cataracts care.  Whether you need glasses or contact prescriptions or treatment for other eye-related issues, you can count on our optometrists to provide you with the quality care you deserve.

We’ve been providing the most comprehensive vision care in Central PA for the past 25 years.  Please contact us today at (717) 232-0843 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Fugate or any of our other skilled eye doctors. 


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