Advanced Eye Care

If you are experiencing an eye emergency involving sudden vision loss or the acute onset of pain or double vision, call 911 or seek emergency care immediately. The UK Chandler Emergency Department has ophthalmology providers on call 24/7.

UK Advanced Eye Care provides expert eye care for all ages ranging from simple eye exams to diagnosing and treating the most complex eye diseases in a new state-of-the art facility.

Using the widest range and most up-to-date technology in the state, our fellowship-trained specialists are able to diagnose and treat various eye diseases and conditions including:

  • Cataracts.
  • Diabetic retinopathy.
  • Glaucoma.
  • Macular degeneration.
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye).
  • Blocked tear duct.
  • Droopy eyelid.
  • Thyroid eye disease.
  • Retinal detachment.
  • Uveitis.
  • Other ocular health conditions.

Having our entire team of optometrists, general ophthalmologists and specialists together in one location allows for improved efficiency, increased continuity of care, and ease of referrals for further testing, surgical consultation or treatment.

Now hiring

At UK Advanced Eye Care, we are proud of our patient care services. We are hiring full-time ophthalmic technicians and patient care coordinators. We offer competitive benefits and on-the-job training.

For interest in ophthalmic technician careers at UK Advanced Eye Care on our Lexington campus, please contact Philip Moss at

For interest in traveling ophthalmic technician careers at our community clinics, please contact Demmie Meyers at

Community clinic locations include Georgetown, Lexington, Manchester, Nicholasville, Pikeville and Richmond.