Youth program donates glasses to homeless and underprivileged children

Lange Eye Care supports children’s organizations

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Providing thousands of underprivileged children free eye exams and glasses through Florida Vision Quest.

Lange Eye Care & Associates care about their patients and the community. According to a recent press release, Dr. Michael Lange, Optometrist, Certified Nutrition Specialist and Owner of Lange Eye Care & Associates has donated to many community outreach programs.

Eye care for underprivileged children

All of the Doctors of Lange Eye Care & Associates have come together and have provided thousands of underprivileged children free eye exams and glasses through Florida Vision Quest, a non-profit organization that works to ensure the academic and social success of Florida’s children. Last year 16,259 children benefited from this program throughout Florida.

Providing exams and eyeglasses for homeless children

Also, Lange Eye Care has partnered with Marion County Public Schools through their Homeless Children and Youth Program. Each month they will be focusing on a specific need for the program. In December, they will be collecting children pajamas. In January, they will be collecting donations for jackets, sweatshirts and hoodies. In addition to the monthly drives items needed on a regular basis include: school supplies, new clothes, new socks, new sneakers, new underwear and personal hygiene products. All proceeds collected will go directly to the children. Also, Dr. Lange will also be sponsoring “The Gift of Sight”, a free exam day and glasses for these children in February.

Micronutrients to support healthy babies

Lange Eye Care & Associates has been involved with the Vitamin Angel organization. Though donations Lange Eye Care & Associates has helped sponsor the dosing of essential micronutrient supplements to pregnant women and children in the United States and 26 countries around the world.

Donating eyewear to third world nations

The most recent project Lange Eye Care & Associates has had the privilege of partnering with is called “Wear and Share”. This program is sponsored by the designer eyewear brand “Eyes of Faith”. Similar to the Tom’s Shoes concept “buy a pair, give a pair”, every frame Lange Eye Care & Associates purchase for their optical galleries, “Eyes of Faith” will donate one complete pair of glasses or sunglasses to a third world nation through an organization called Sight Ministries.

Additional projects Lange Eye Care & Associates support include: Local Area High School Athletic Programs, High School shadowing programs, the free clinic at Our Lady of la Guadalupe and community health fairs.

For more information, call 237-3768, 291-2000, or 307-3273.

This article originally appeared at Ocala.com

 

 

Lange Eye Care Locations

Gainesville Office
Lange Eye Care and Associates
3968 SW Archer Road W101
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Phone: 352-376-6622

Ocala Office
Lange Eye Care and Associates
3101 SW College Road
Ocala, Florida 34474
Phone: 352-237-3768

Triple Crown Plaza Office
Lange Eye Care and Associates
11100 SW 93rd Court Road
Suite 15
Ocala, Florida 34481
Phone: 352-291-2000

Summerfield Office
Lange Eye Care Vision Outlet Center
Unit #604 Highway 441S
Summerfield, Florida
Phone: 352-307-3273

Inverness Office
Lange Eye Care and Associates
3808 E. Gulf to Lake Highway
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-344-5110

Clearwater Offices
Lange Eye Care Optical Gallery & LASIK Center
23666 U. S. Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33765
Phone: 727-791-1214

Lange Sun and Nutrition Center
2551 Drew Street
Suite 302
Clearwater, FL 33765
Phone: 727-216-6275

Williston Office
Lange Eye Care And Associates
129 S. W. 7th Street
Williston, FL 32696
Phone: 352-528-0433

The Villages Office
Lange Eye Institute
466 and CR101
The Villages, Florida
Phone: 352-753-4014

Hernando Office
Lange Eye Care and Associates – Citrus Hills
2629 N. Forest Ridge Blvd.
Hernando, FL 34442
Phone: 352-527-2775
Fax: 352-527-2788

 

 

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More information: Dr. Michael P. Lange is a Board Certified Optometric Physician and a Certified Nutrition Specialist who started Lange Eye Care and Associates in Ocala, Florida, in March 1993. Lange Eye Care has grown to nine locations throughout the state of Florida with three Lasik centers. The Lange Eye Institute at The Villages in central Florida is home base for many of the nutritional studies that Fortifeye is involved in. Dr. Lange is one of the first doctors in the industry to utilize intracellular blood tests and blood absorption studies to improve the Fortifeye vitamin line. Dr. Lange travels the world for nutritional research gathering valuable information to continuously improve Fortifeye vitamin formulations. Dr. Lange is still involved in the clinical practice of eyecare. He is a guest lecturer, contributing author to many eyecare magazines, and a daily syndicated talk show host of ‘Ask The Doctor’ which broadcasts every weekday at 9am and Saturdays at 2pm from Tampa Bay on radio stations throughout the country and video streaming all over the world via the Internet.

 

 

 

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The Gainesville office of Lange Eye Care offers the best of optometry and ophthalmology under one roof seven days a week.

Eyeglasses Gainesville Lange Eye Care family eye care centerLange Eye Care & Associates of Gainesville provides family eye care, contact lens fittings and eyeglasses. Gainesville FL optical center features designer sunglasses, prescription sunglasses and contacts, colored contact lenses in Gainesville, Lasik surgery and everything you’d expect of the best eye care center. Buy Ray Ban, Prada, Gucci, Versace, Fendi, Polo, Dolce Gabana, Christian Dior, Eye Of Faith, Tory Burch and Oakley sunglasses at our state-of-the-art optical gallery.

Opening the Lange Eye Care Gainesville office

Dr. Michael Lange opened his second eye care center in Gainesville, Florida, in 1994 in the Oaks Mall. His unique nutrition based philosophy of eye care combined with his great office demeanor allowed for very rapid growth of his Gainesville optometry center. In 1998 he decided to move to a much larger location next to Target on Archer Road in Butler Plaza West. Dr. Lange custom built the inside of this new Lange Eye Care center to have everything a state of the art eye care location would need and more. This new location housed eight examination rooms, a one hour surfacing lab, a complete finishing lab, a huge optical with over 3000 frames on display, a fully computerized pre test room, specialty testing rooms for visual fields, OCT, HRT2, digital photography of posterior and anterior segment, ultrasound, orbscans, wave front abberometers, a Hepa filtered Lasik surgery operatory with two lasers, a business office and a contact lens room. Lange Eye Care in Gainesville also had a low vision room with all the latest in low vision technology for the vision impaired from the very beginning.

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Reception at Lange Eye Care GainesvilleThe office opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m. seven days a week. This is the only eye care center of this type in Gainesville and possibly in the state of Florida to be open seven days a week. The Lange Eye Care location has both optometrists and ophthalmologists on staff capable of handling almost any eye problems or emergencies. As of 2011, the Lange Eye Care staff in the Gainesville family eye care center consists of almost 30 employees to handle all of the business tasks plus multiple doctors on a daily basis. Employees at Lange Eye Care are put through a rigorous training protocol at the corporate headquarters in Ocala, Florida, before starting at any other location. Each employee is trained in specific duties and then cross trained in other areas of expertise.

A philosophy that grows to 9 locations

Dr. Lange’s philosophy is to treat each patient as if they are family and to go that extra mile with every single patient. This philosophy has grown Dr. Lange’s practice into one of the largest privately owned eye care centers in Florida with nine locations in Gainesville, Williston, Inverness, Summerfield, two in Ocala, one in The Villages and two in Clearwater.

Specialities and services at the Lange Eye Care Gainesville office

Reception at Lange Eye Care GainesvilleLange Eye Care in Gainesville takes almost all medical and vision insurances and also takes all walk-in appointments. Lange Eye Care specializes in all aspects of refractive correction and disease treatment, family eye care and eyeglasses. Gainesville optical center patients can enjoy designer sunglasses and prescription sunglasses in designer frames. If you want the very latest in spectacle lens correction or contact lenses one of the optometrists at Lange Eye Care in Gainesville will take great care of you. If you would like a non surgical way of eliminating glasses or contact lenses called cornel refractive therapy there is a doctor for you at Lange Eye Care. If you are interested in the latest in Lasik surgery or cataract surgery there is a doctor for you as well. All walk in eye emergencies are seen immediately seven days a week. The optical is staffed with licensed opticians and sales consultants to make sure you are fully educated and happy with your choice in eye wear.

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If you have been considering Lasik surgery in Gainesville then look no further. Lange Eye Care Gainesville has been doing Lasik surgery in Gainesville since the late 1990’s. Lange Eye Care has a state of the art HEPA filtered humidity controlled Lasik surgical suite with three different laser platforms. Dr. Martin Burger has been doing Gainesville Lasik surgery for over ten years. He has done more Lasik surgery than any other doctor in Florida. If you want the best possible outcome for your Lasik, consider coming to Lange Eye Care for the most experienced Lasik surgeon in Florida.

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Waiting room at Lange Eye Care GainesvilleThe Lange Eye Care Optical in Gainesville has the very latest in designer, trendy and fashion forward eye wear in all price ranges. Many prescriptions can be made into your existing frame or a new frame while you wait. The very latest in lens design is also available in the Gainesville Lange Eye Care location. Our Gainesville sunglasses collection features some of the more sought after designs in the world. The new generation back surface free form digital lens designs for both progressive and single vision are now available as well. The Lange Eye Care Gainesville sunglasses gallery has the largest selection of sunglasses in the area consisting of Costa Del Mar, Revo, Ray Ban, Maui Jim, Ocean Waves, Nike, Prada, Christian Dior, Tory Burch, Eyes Of Faith, Dolce Gabana, Fendi, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Polo, Versace, Oakley sunglasses and many more. Lange Eye Care also has a very large display of children’s frames and sport protective eye wear for all ages.

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If you are looking for contact lenses in Gainesville you have to look no further. Gainesville Lange Eye Care has one of the largest inventories of contact lenses in the country and more than 99% of the time you will leave with the correct contact lens at the initial visit. If you’re searching for Gainesville contacts, this is the place. When purchasing a year’s supply of your contact lenses through Lange Eye Care you will get an added value package consisting of rebates as high as $100, a generous supply of saline solution and a free pair of sunglasses from a select group. We have the largest selection of colored contact lenses in Gainesville.

Open extra hours for your convenience

Staff at Lange Eye Care GainesvilleLange Eye Care in Gainesville realizes many of the patients are University faculty and students or are working long hours and need early morning, lunch time and late evening or weekend appointments. This is the reason the office is open seven days a week to accommodate these Gainesville residents. Each doctor will go over each and every diagnosis and every treatment option available. Lange Eye Care and Associates in Gainesville, Florida, has the very latest in medical, surgical, nutritional and optical eye care. So if you aren’t happy with the eye care that you are getting or you are looking for the best eye care center in Gainesville you should call and visit Lange Eye Care and Associates.

Call (352) 376-6622 or go to www.LangeEyeCare.com.

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Gainesville Office

Lange Eye Care and Associates
3968 SW Archer Road W101
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Phone: 352-376-6622
Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. seven days a week

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More information: Dr. Michael P. Lange is a Board Certified Optometric Physician and a Certified Nutrition Specialist who started Lange Eye Care and Associates in Ocala, Florida, in March 1993. Lange Eye Care has grown to nine locations throughout the state of Florida with three Lasik centers. The Lange Eye Institute at The Villages in central Florida is home base for many of the nutritional studies that Fortifeye is involved in. Dr. Lange is one of the first doctors in the industry to utilize intracellular blood tests and blood absorption studies to improve the Fortifeye vitamin line. Dr. Lange travels the world for nutritional research gathering valuable information to continuously improve Fortifeye vitamin formulations. Dr. Lange is still involved in the clinical practice of eyecare. He is a guest lecturer, contributing author to many eyecare magazines, and a daily syndicated talk show host of ‘Ask The Doctor’ which broadcasts every weekday at 9am and Saturdays at 2pm from Tampa Bay on radio stations throughout the country and video streaming all over the world via the Internet.

 

 

 

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