Your vision is invaluable. In fact, it is difficult to quantify just how important it is. It is certain, though, that both loss of vision and the preservation of it can be life changing. It is for this reason that the team at Dr. Michael Johnson & Associates Family Eyecare & Optical makes it our mission to ensure patients’ lives are changed for the better. This is accomplished by providing thorough eye exams and quality eyecare using state-of-the-art equipment. By pairing Dr. Johnson’s extensive knowledge and experience in visual development with his familiarity with systemic and neurological issues that affect vision, we are able to offer the very best in eyecare services to patients across northeast Alabama.
Some of the services we offer include:
Regular, comprehensive eye exams are an integral part of eye care for the whole family. With special equipment for examining toddlers and infants, Dr. Johnson is able to evaluate all areas of visual development. A thorough eye exam will include screening for signs of eye disease, as well as a vision evaluation and recommendation of contacts, eyeglasses or other prescriptions that may be needed.
When examining our pediatric patients, Dr. Johnson provides testing for developmental issues and eye alignment. With an early diagnosis of vision issues, we are able to help children see their best so they can learn their best and enjoy life to its fullest.
Medical Diagnostic Testing
With state-of-the-art diagnostic and testing equipment, Dr. Johnson can detect early signs of diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, and other systemic or neurological issues affecting vision. His expertise in treating eye disease results in patients maintaining the best eye health possible.
Brain injury caused by stroke, concussion, or other head trauma can seriously impact vision. Dr. Johnson is skilled in diagnosing and treating visual impairment caused by this type of injury, as well as formulating a plan for rehabilitation.
Eye Health for Athletes
There are many ailments and injuries that can happen to the eye in sports. Dr. Johnson has extensive experience in treating athletes. From removing foreign bodies in the eye to evaluating an eye impact injury, he can assess, he is skilled in diagnosing and treating a wide range of sports-related eye or vision problems.
Vision Development & Learning
Vision plays a key role in learning. It is important to be able to determine if a learning difficulty is due to a vision problem or some other type of learning disability. Dr. Johnson is experienced in making this type of evaluation to determine if a vision problem is the cause of a child failing to succeed in school or not reaching his or her full potential.