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Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Athens, AL

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses. At Athens Eye Care Center, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. We proudly serve North Alabama's Limestone County, including Athens, Huntsville, and Madison, AL.

Dr. Leanne Whitaker, our optometrist in Athens, provides the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.

So if you're looking for a reliable, professional and knowledgeable eye care team near you in Athens, AL, look no further than Athens Eye Care Center!

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Dr. L. Leanne Whitaker

Doctor of Optometry
“When I started this practice many years ago, I made it my mission to offer my patients friendly, thorough eye care.  I treated them like I’d like to be treated, like family.  Nothing has changed over the years, and I am still committed to continuing the tradition for as long as I practice optometry.” A Commitment To Education “Education is the basic foundation to any doctor.  But a degree is just the beginning.  To bring my patients the most advanced eye care possible means education is a continual process that never really ends.” Bachelor of Science:  The University of Alabama-Birmingham Magna Cum Laude Doctorate:  The University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Optometry Awards:  Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, Feinbloom Low Vision Award, Southern Council of Optometry Award, Vistakon Excellence...
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Diabetes affects the way we process food for energy and growth. With all forms of diabetes—type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes—the body has trouble converting sugar in the blood into energy, resulting in a host of potential health problems.

Blue Light Video

Computers, tablets, e-readers, smartphones and other electronic devices with visual displays all can cause tired eyes, digital eye strain and computer vision syndrome. Watch this video by local channel 12 news on the damaging effects of blue light.

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Dry eyes result from the chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, which can cause minor irritations, an inability to wear contact lenses and an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections.

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Eye Exams for the Whole Family


Regardless of your age or physical health, it’s important to have regular eye exams.

During a complete eye exam, your eye doctor will not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together as a team and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health.

Eye Exams for the Whole Family

Regardless of your age or physical health, it’s important to have regular eye exams.

During a complete eye exam, your eye doctor will not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together as a team and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health.

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Athens Eye Care Center

22894 US HIGHWAY 72
Athens, AL 35613
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Hours
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Closed
  • Closed

Closed for lunch from 12:00 PM -1:00 PM every day except Wednesday.