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On September 19, Duke Eye Center welcomed Eye Care Associates as its new optical dispensary vendor at its main Duke Eye Center, located at 2351 Erwin Road in Durham.

The opening of Eye Care Associates Optical Dispensary at the Duke Eye Center brings the expertise of Eye Care Associates licensed dispensing opticians (LDOs) to the patients of Duke Eye Center and the employees and students of Duke University.  

The staff of Eye Care Associates Optical Dispensary at the Duke Eye Center includes North Carolina licensed dispensing opticians Mike Tatum, LDO; Johnny Veasey, LDO;and Dennis Wilpan, LDO; and optical consultant, Rylee Olsen.

“We are very excited about Eye Care Associates opening a new dispensary at Duke Eye Center. Many of our patients have complex needs when it comes to their glasses. Having an organization with the experience of Eye Care Associates should bring a level of confidence to our patients that they have come to expect from the many providers at Duke Eye Center,” says Michael Howard, director of clinical operations at Duke Eye Center. 

Eye Care Associates will offer several lines of designer eyewear and provide the latest in lens technology. They will also offer discounts to students and employees of Duke University and Duke Health System.

Eye Care Associates Optical Dispensary can be reached at 919-282-0053 for more information.