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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 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. 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!

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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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.

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and while sure, it can be irritating, is a twitching eyelid ever something to be concerned...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk or talk yet. Over the first few months of life, their visual systems continue to...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of vision loss for people 50 years and older; early detection plays a...

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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