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Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses 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.

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.

Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Athens, AL

Athens Eye Care Center serves North Alabama’s Limestone County including Athens, Huntsville, and Madison, AL.

Here's What Our Clients Have To Say:
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So many school age kids have vision challenges. Experts assert that early detection of a child's eyesight issue is critical because, if ignored, it could cause serious vision damage.


Macular degeneration is an extremely dangerous and quite common eye condition that destroys a person's central and detail vision by eradicating the small part of the retina, called the macula, that controls this type of vision.

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Michael Ryen Specialty Eyewear for Men

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The Michael Ryen line draws its inspiration from the growing market of men requiring more generous sizes.
The line targets men looking for more choices in cutting-edge style without sacrificing comfort.

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Carolina Herrera – Refined and Elegant

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The CH Carolina Herrera eyewear collection is refined and elegant with a touch of playfulness, surprising color combinations and innovative styles. The CH collection shows sophistication and style with a unique and inventive touch.

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating disease. The reason awareness about glaucoma is so important is because as its nickname, The...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for colder climate getaways. But they should, and here’s why: Wintertime vacations often include activities that...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent care clinic due to an eye injury. The holidays present many opportunities for potential eye...

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Athens Eye Care Center

309 W Market Street
Athens, AL 35611
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  • 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.
(256) 202-6110