Athens Eye Care was founded in 1998 by Dr. Eric T. Kinard, Optometrist, as a way to provide thorough health eye exams, personal attention and reasonably priced, quality designer eyewear and sunglasses. Athens Eye Care serves the Athens area, and is conveniently located between Cedar Shoals High School, Gaines School Elementary and Hilsman Middle School, near Publix and Kroger in southeast Athens.
Dr. Kinard specializes in optometry for children, families, individuals and seniors. As a comprehensive vision care center, we can service all your eye care needs from eye health exams for glasses which includes refraction, dilation to check for internal disease, visual fields, slit lamp exam, external/pupil health, glaucoma as well as blood pressure check as needed based on age and health history. Dr. Kinard also specializes in contact lens fittings, eye disease diagnosis and in treatment of red eye, dry eye, foreign body removal.
Athens Eye Care has a full service dispensary with an automated, on site optical lab to cut prescription lenses to fit your new frame or turn your current frame into a new pair of prescription sunglasses. Many well-known, quality brands of frames are kept in stock to suit all styles, face shapes and price ranges. A wide range of contact lenses are available and specialty contact lenses can be ordered quickly. Our professional and efficient staff is knowledgeable and ready to assist you with all your eye care needs.
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