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Are you looking for an optometrist (eye doctor) in Lexington or Nicholasville, KY?

At EyeMax, quality eye care is our number one priority.  Our eye doctors and staff provide our patients with the highest quality care and personalized service and attention.  We never get tired of hearing our patients say “Wow, that was the most thorough eye exam I’ve ever had” as they leave the office.  We believe in building longterm relationships with our patients and treat each patient as we would a friend or family member.

Although EyeMax is independently owned and operated by your doctors, all of our locations are conveniently located in Lexington area and Nicholasville, Kentucky Walmart Supercenters.  This allows us to offer our patients the convenience and value that they have come to expect from Walmart while providing the professional, personalized care of a private optometry practice. 

At EyeMax, we utilize all the latest technological advancements to provide our patients with the most thorough and efficient eye examination available.  We currently use technology in our practice that is more advanced than is often found in hospital or specialty clinic settings.  We realize the value of this advanced technology and continue to invest in the practice to stay on the cutting edge of eye care.


What's New

  • Aug 28, 2014 - Labor Day Holiday

    EyeMax Friends & Family,
    All Office Locations Will Be Closed Monday September 1st, in Observance of the Holiday.  Our Nicholasville Road and Nicholasville, KY Locations Will Be Open Saturday August 30th with Regular Hours Resuming Tuesday September 2nd. If You Have An Ocular Emergency Over The Weekend, Please Call Commonwealth Eye Surgery at (859)224-2655. Have a Wonderful Weekend! -The EyeMax Family

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  • Aug 19, 2014 - A Guide to Caring for Contact Lenses

    Contact lenses require proper treatment and care in order to be a safe and feasible choice for those selecting a vision aid. Improper care can lead to damaged lenses, or or even serious eye infections or scratches, which on occasion can lead to blindness. People of all ages that are not capable of properly taking care of their contact lenses may want to seek an alternate form of corrective eye wear.

    Not to worry, though... taking care of your lenses is easier than ever. With all-in-one solutions and disposable contacts, tending to your lenses is cheaper, takes less time and involves less effort than in the past. However, there are some essential guidelines to keep in mind.

    First of all it is advised to consult with your optician to receive individualized advice. Additionally, it's important that you don't switch your care routine without checking with your eye doctor first. Certain products are not compatible with each other or with specific lenses and can damage your eyes. Our experienced staff can help you determine the right treatment for your contact lenses.

    Proper lens care requires cleaning and disinfecting your lenses daily. Make sure to rinse your hands with soap and water prior to touching your contact lenses. Your eyes can be one of the quickest places for harmful bacteria to reach your body. Further, don't make the common mistake of using saline solution for cleaning or disinfecting your lenses. This is only suitable for rinsing and storing soft contacts. You should also be careful to disinfect your lens case with all-in-one solution after each use and to let it air out between uses. Professionals recommend that you replace your case at least four times a year.

    It's true that there may be an assortment of lens care options, but with a little planning you can be sure you are caring for your lenses properly, guaranteeing healthier eyes and clearer vision!

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  • Aug 5, 2014 - Add Eye Exams to Your Back to School Routine: Lexington Kids' Eye Exams

    It's that time of year again, when the days begin to get shorter, the weather slightly cooler, and children everywhere return to school. Now's the time to make sure your kids' eyesight is okay. Healthy eyesight is critical to the learning processes and a child's accomplishments in the classroom. There are many activities that demand optical skills, such as reading, writing and computer work, which children are expected to perform everyday. Despite the strong correlation between vision and learning, many parents miscalculate the occurrence of children affected by eye and vision problems.

    A good number of the problems a child suffers from in the classroom can be the result of sight problems. The percentage of students who have undiagnosed problems with eyesight is exceedingly high. Studies demonstrate that 60 percent of students classified as "problem learners" actually have undiagnosed vision troubles. You can avoid childhood trauma if you make it a priority to ensure your child's vision is up to par.

    Don't push off your child's first eye exam until kindergarten. Your child's doctor should do a dilated eye check-up to identify any major eye problems within the first two months of life. It's critical to uncover any issues right away, since children are usually more responsive to treatment when diagnosed early. Furthermore as a parent, it's important to see whether your child enjoys reading. Generally, kindergarteners are excited to look at books and attempt to read. Children that avoid books or reading may be experiencing a vision problem. Before you jump to any conclusions, it's a good idea to get a vision screening. For an eye exam for your child in Lexington, KY, call us to schedule an appointment.

    Keep in mind that the earlier a vision problem is detected and taken care of, the greater the chances for successful treatment. And vision is an essential component for school work. If a child's eyesight is limited, growing visual requirements such as finer print in books or more homework can considerably change a student's performance. At the same time new technological advances in the classroom, such as the use of interactive whiteboards, can also potentially make less obvious vision problems worse. A student with poor vision will be affected both at school, and emotionally and physically. Before school starts this year, make sure your child's vision is on par! Contact us for a Lexington, KY eye exam today.

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  • Jul 24, 2014 - Identifying and Treating Some Common Eye Injuries
    How to Identify & Treat Some of The Most Common Eye Injuries More »
  • Jul 15, 2014 - Why We All Should Book a Routine Eye Examination
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  • Jul 3, 2014 - Independence Day Schedule
    July 4th Office Schedule More »
  • May 2, 2014 - May is....
    Healthy Vision Month, National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, Older Americans Month, and National Sight-Saving Month. More »
  • May 1, 2014 - Office Availability Update
    EyeMax Has Updated Hours of Availability! More »
    New Vision Insurance For Central Kentucky Teachers More »
  • Jan 17, 2014 - Man O' War/Nicholasville Rd. Location Remodel

    We Are Updating Our Office on Man O' War/Nicholasville Rd. in Lexington, KY January 23th-26th!

    Normal business hours will resume Monday January 27th: 9am to 7pm


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  • Dec 21, 2013 - EyeMax 2013 Holiday Schedule
    Happy Holidays from The EyeMax Family! More »
  • Dec 11, 2013 - Spend Your Flex Spending Account Credits Before You Lose Them!
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  • Nov 21, 2013 - Happy Thanksgiving
    Happy Thanksgiving From EyeMax! More »
  • Nov 14, 2013 - SPOT is HERE!
    SPOT is the newest instrument available for testing refractive errors, pupil size, pupil distance and eye alignment! More »
  • Jul 3, 2013 - July 4th Safety Tips

    The 4th of July brings to mind visions of parades, cookouts, and, of course, fireworks. Fireworks and celebrations just seem to go together, especially on the 4th of July. Unfortunately, every 4th of July also sees about 11,000 individuals go to the emergency room for fireworks related injuries with 18 percent of those injuries involving the eye. In fact, eye injury is second only to burns when it comes to injury from fireworks. Of the 18 percent, sky rockets or bottle rockets account for 15 percent of eye injuries related to fireworks on the 4th of July.

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  • Jul 3, 2013 - July 4th Schedule
    EyeMax locations will be closed Thursday, July 4th in observance of the holiday.
    If you have an ocular emergency during that time, please call Commonwealth Eye
    Surgery at (859)224-2655.
    Regular office hours will resume on Friday, July 5th at 9am.
    We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday! More »
  • Jun 12, 2013 - Northpark Office Availability
    EyeMax, Inc. would like to welcome Dr. Harold Clif Gregory to our optometry team!
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  • Jun 12, 2013 - June is....
    Vision Research Month


    National Safety Month More »
  • May 24, 2013 - Office Hours: Memorial Day


    EyeMax, Inc. will be closed May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day. All locations will be open during normal business hours Saturday May 25, 2013 and we will resume regular schedule Tuesday May 28, 2013.
    For Any Ocular Emergencies During That Time,
    Please Call: Commonwealth Eye Surgery @ (859)224-2655

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  • Feb 16, 2013 - New Saturday Availability
    EyeMax is happy to announce our North Park location will now have weekend appointments! More »
  • Oct 11, 2012 - World Sight Day 2012

    Happy World Sight Day!

    Q: What is it?
    A; The international day of awareness for the global issue of avoidable blindness & visual impairment.

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  • Sep 10, 2012 - EyeMax Nicholasville, KY is Remodeling!
    EyeMax is Updating Our Office on Main Street in Nicholasville, KY September 13th-15th!
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We are participating providers with most major medical insurance and vision insurance plans including:

If your insurance company is not listed here, we will gladly call to check your insurance coverage. If we are out of network with your policy, we will give you any paperwork necessary to file an out of network claim.