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Dr. Leanne Whitaker

Dr. L. Leanne Whitaker Athens Eye
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 in Contact Lens Award, VSP Scholarship Award for Excellence in Contact Lens       

Involved In The Profession

“Every time I meet with my colleagues, we share new ways to bring you the highest quality eye care and the latest techniques available.  Staying active in my professional associations is a powerful way to ensure that you get the very best eye care possible.”

Member:  American Optometric Association, Alabama Optometric Association

Former Member:  Alabama Optometric Association Board of Directors

Former Assistant Clinical Professor:  The University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Optometry

Active In the Community

“I believe in giving back to the community what it has given me.  So I spend time contributing to its growth and development by sharing my knowledge, skills, and resources with my community.”

Sponsor/Contributor:  Supporting Athens City Schools, Limestone County Schools, Athens Middle School Cheerleading, Athens High School Cheerleading, Athens Softball Team, Athens Baseball Team, and local charitable organizations.