As one of the leading eye care centers in North Carolina, Asheville Eye Associates has provided expert eye care to the region of Western North Carolina for over 50 years. Our mission is to be the premier provider of eye care to the people of Western North Carolina. We are committed to excellence, and our patients turn to us for the best eye care treatment available. Our surgeons have helped thousands of people enjoy better vision.
Asheville Eye Associates’ commitment to excellence is exemplified by our achievement of the Level Two North Carolina Quality Award for Performance Excellence. The award is the initial step in a statewide program that assesses organizations to the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for performance improvement, a national award recognizing only the most outstanding organizations.
We offer comprehensive eye exams for persons of all ages, and a complete range of specialty eye care services. For more information on those services, please read below.
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With over 100 years of total experience, our Optical Specialists are committed to finding you the perfect pair of glasses. We stock over 1100 eyeglass frames to complement your personal style, in price ranges to suit your budget
Asheville Eye Surgery Center (AESC) is a fully licensed and accredited outpatient surgery center dedicated exclusively to eye surgery.
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- Cataract Surgery
- Cornea and External Disease and Corneal Transplants (including DSAEK)
- Macular Degeneration
- OculoPlastics(Eye Plastics)
- Pediatric Ophthalmology
- Adult Strabismus
Our surgeons expertise is recognized by their academic peers; a number of our surgeons serve as Assistant Consulting Professors for Duke University Eye Center. Many of our surgeons serve on national academic boards and national committees in association with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Asheville Eye Associates is recognized as a center of excellence by major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Our surgeons are sought out by manufacturers to conduct clinical trials on new medications and technologies.
Our staff is highly trained and experienced. Our Optometrists our board certified by the North Carolina State Board of Optometry, and our opticians have a combined 123 years experience in the optical industry. We are proud of our doctors who are Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Many of our doctors participate in local and national eye projects.
care. We seek continuing improvement in every aspect or our care, service, management and the total satisfaction of those we serve. We are committed to maintaining our role as the region’s premier eye care center. Our Values refer to the guiding principles, behaviors, and culture that embody our organization. “I CARE”
Foundation of trust essential to long term personal and interpersonal growth
Individually identifying and understanding the needs of each customer
All One Team
People working together
Focusing on positive outcomes
Quality in every endeavor
We have (6) primary locations to serve you – 2 in Asheville, 1 in Arden, 1 in Hendersonville, 1 in Franklin, and 1 in Sylva. Our retinal physicians also see patients at our satellite locations in Hayesville, Clyde and Boone.
Our fully licensed and accredited outpatient Surgery Center, dedicated exclusively to eye surgery, is located adjacent to our main location at 8 Medical Park Drive in the Regional Medical Park in Asheville.
Our center for retina and vitreous eye care is also located in Regional Medical Park at 21 Medical Park Drive.
Asheville Eye Associates has a large optical shop at our 8 Medical Park Drive office, with additional optical shops available for your convenience at our South Asheville, Hendersonville, Franklin and Sylva locations.
As a proud member of communities throughout Western North Carolina, Asheville Eye Associates supports many local charities.
The practice also contributes to a number of events and programs which support communities in Buncombe, Henderson, Jackson, Macon and other counties in WNC, as well as national programs such as Eye Care America. If you would like more information, please call our office at (828)258-1586.