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Best Of Birmingham 2019

Each year, Birmingham Magazine releases the results of its Best of Birmingham poll. This is the who’s who of our city and we’re proud to announce VisionFirst Eye Center won in several categories this year! Keep reading to learn more! Best Ophthalmologist, Dr. Mark Bearman As an ophthalmologist who has performed over twenty-five thousand cataract… Read More


Halloween Safety Month

Halloween should be a fun holiday filled with costumes and treats that all kids can enjoy. Every year at Halloween hundreds of children ends up in the hospital with eye injuries.  Take some simple precautions that will keep your kids safe while they have a great Halloween! Street Safety It is safer to take your… Read More


10 Reasons to get LASIK – 20% OFF by July 15*

As technology continues to advance, more and more people are starting to consider LASIK, and perhaps you are one of them! If you are considering LASIK surgery but aren’t sure if it is worth it, you aren’t alone. Many people put off LASIK surgery for years due to a variety of fears and uncertainties. Let’s set those… Read More


Hello Summer! – 20% OFF SUNGLASSES*

Summertime is here! It is that time of year that we spend a lot of time outdoors at the pool, the beach, hiking, traveling, sporting events, etc. Your eyes need to be protected. Take advantage of our June 20% OFF Sunglasses sale and start protecting your eyes today. Sunglasses are more than just a fashion… Read More


The Truth About LASIK by: Carolyn B. Hebson, MD

LASIK is a well-established procedure for the treatment of near sightedness, far sightedness, and astigmatism. To date, over 16 million procedures have been performed worldwide, making LASIK among the most common elective surgeries. But there are common misconceptions about LASIK, which may be holding people back from experiencing the benefits of this remarkable procedure. In… Read More


Hate having your eyes dilated? By: J. Andrew Ho, OD

Do you hate going to the eye doctor and having your eyes dilated? If you answered yes, then you are with the majority. Why do we dilate your eyes at the eye doctor? The answer is simple: we need to see the back of your eye; also known as the retina. “Why do I need… Read More


5 Reasons Why Glasses and Halloween Don’t Mix!

Leaves are changing colors. Awards hopefuls are coming to theaters. This can only mean one thing: it’s fall. And with fall comes one other thing: Halloween 🙂 Halloween’s a scream, and while you’re excited about what the holiday may hold, there are also a lot of questions weighing on you. Will Ken Bone be too… Read More


Planning for Parenthood and LASIK

When you’re planning for parenthood, if there’s one thing you’re probably not thinking about, it’s an elective medical procedure for yourself. You’re probably more concerned with conception, baby proofing, work/life balance and how you’re going to fit a little bundle of joy into the big mess of life. However, taking care of yourself is a… Read More


Cataract Surgery: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

This holiday season, you will probably spend a lot of time thinking about what gifts to buy for friends and family. But what about giving yourself the gift of better vision? If you have been living with cataracts for a while it may be time to consider the life-changing benefits of cataract surgery. Cataracts cause… Read More


“I’m Afraid of LASIK” — Your Fears Debunked

When it comes to LASIK, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. There is always that one nervous relative who has a friend, who has a cousin, who knows someone that had a terrible experience during their LASIK procedure. Fortunately, LASIK has become very commonplace in the last ten years or so as… Read More


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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.