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We provide the newest science and technology while applying it to your specific eye care needs.

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VisionFirst Eye Center

At VisionFirst Eye Center, your vision and eye health is our first priority. Our doctors focus on providing the newest science and technology while applying it to your specific eye care needs.

Since 1997, VisionFirst Eye Center has offered a range of medical, surgical and optical services. Our team has more than 145 years of combined experience servicing the eye care needs of Alabama. Our licensed Board Certified physicians and optometrists are ready to evaluate you at any of our four convenient locations: Trussville, Birmingham, Alabaster and Pell City.

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We Specialize in Primary Eye Care, iLASIK and Laser Cataract Surgery in the Birmingham area.

Our Services

Laser Cataract Surgery

A cataract is caused by a buildup of proteins in the natural lens of the eye. While most cataracts are age-related, they can also develop after surgery, or as a result of a disease like glaucoma or diabetes. Over time, cataracts cause blurry, clouded, or distorted vision. Laser cataract surgery is the most advanced cataract removal method available. During surgery, the cloudy lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens to restore your vision. Tired of cataracts affecting your quality of life? VisionFirst Eye Center was the first eye care practice to provide laser cataract surgery in Alabama. Contact us to schedule a personalized evaluation for laser cataract surgery in Birmingham, Alabaster, Pell City and Trussville.

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iLASIK

LASIK eye surgery is the world’s most popular procedure to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. LASIK can eliminate your dependence on glasses and contacts and improve your vision to 20/20 or better. VisionFirst Eye Center uses the most advanced laser technology to ensure a fast procedure and recovery. Our board-certified surgeon provides custom LASIK in Alabama from our convenient eye care centers in Birmingham, Alabaster, Pell City and Trussville. Contact us to meet with our LASIK doctor in Alabama to see if you’re a candidate.

VisionFirst is happy to offer the iDesign wavefront analyzer from AMO-VISX in addition to our LASIK eye surgery practices. We are the first practice in Birmingham, Alabama to offer this advanced technology to our patients. The iDesign system measures the internal optics and surfaces of your eyes more precisely than other methods. This level of precision allows the iDesign system to create a “blueprint” unique to each of your eyes, and a personalized treatment plan for each individual eye.

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Eye Exams

Routine eye exams are essential to identify eye problems, prevent eye damage, and maintain healthy eyesight. A general eye exam involves a series of tests to analyze your vision and check for nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Your eye doctor may also use special equipment to thoroughly examine your eyes for diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, or diabetic retinopathy. VisionFirst Eye Center provides routine eye exams in Birmingham, Alabaster, Pell City and Trussville. Contact us today to schedule your exam with an eye doctor in Alabama.

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Cornea

There is a wide variety of infectious agents that can affect the health of your cornea and it is important to know how to look out for these diseases. Early diagnosis and treatment of these diseases are important to maintaining vision and overall health. Schedule an appointment with the doctors at VisionFirst Eye Center today for one of our many options available for treatment. 

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Optical

VisionFirst Eye Center offers progressive and single vision glasses, prescription sunglasses, safety glasses, and pediatric frames for the whole family. Experience the latest in stylish eyewear with a curated selection of designer frames from Bobbi Brown, Coach, Prada, Gucci, and more. Struggling with frequent eye strain from computers? Try blue light blocking glasses to prevent eye fatigue from digital devices. High-quality lenses, eyeglass repairs, and adjustments are also part of our full-service optical shops in Birmingham, Alabaster, Pell City and Trussville.

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Pediatric Eye Exams

Eyesight is the foundation for motor development in children — crawling, walking, and hand-eye coordination are all dependent on healthy vision. Ensure your child can see properly by scheduling a comprehensive pediatric eye exam. Here at VisionFirst Eye Center, our friendly staff of eye care experts provides pediatric eye exams for infants, toddlers, and grade-school children. A pediatric eye care specialist will examine your child for crossed eyes, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Eye conditions are much easier to treat when they’re caught early. Schedule your child’s pediatric eye exam at any of our offices in Birmingham, Alabaster, Pell City and Trussville.

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Testimonials

Dr Bearman and his staff are so nice and professional. They have calmed me and made me feel ready for my cataract surgery. The whole staff goes out of the way to make you feel important.

Rita W. 

Dr. Doss is an amazing eye doctor. My daughter who is 4 years old saw her and she was the most caring, sensitive doctor she has seen in a while. Dr. Doss is a must a see doctor!

Nikole P.

Our Locations

Map of Our Alabaster Location

Alabaster

300 1st St.
North Alabaster, AL 35007
Map of Our Pell City Location

Pell City

74 Plaza Dr. Suite #203
Pell City, AL 35125
Map of Our Homewood Location

Homewood

1 W Lakeshore Dr. Suite 220
Birmingham, AL 35209
Map of Our Trussville Location

Trussville

3240 Edwards Lake Pkwy. Suite 100
Trussville, AL 35235

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