Welcome to Alachua Family Eye Care
Comprehensive Optometric Services in Alachua, FL.

Call us at 352-792-1610 today.

Welcome to Alachua Family Eye Care in Alachua. Dr. William Avonda and the Alachua Family Eye Care team strive to provide the finest in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services, and invite you to join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Alachua office.

Alachua Family Eye Care is a full service eye and vision care provider and will take both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Alachua area come to Alachua Family Eye Care because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Avonda and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Alachua Family Eye Care, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patient's questions. Additionally, at Alachua Family Eye Care, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Avonda and the Alachua Family Eye Care staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Alachua area. Our Alachua optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Alachua office at 352-792-1610.

At Alachua Family Eye Care, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at 352-792-1610 or schedule an appointment today online.

William Avonda
Alachua Optometrist | Alachua Family Eye Care | 352-792-1610
16181 NW US HWY 441 Suite 140
Alachua, FL 32615

Meet Our Optometrist

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    Avonda
    Dr Avonda is an Optometrist in Alachua providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities.
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Testimonials

See what our patients have to say about us

  • "Great experience !! Had contact lens exam and fitting today and got some new glasses !! Dr Avonda and Debbie Avonda are great !! Professional and knowledgeable!! Highly recommend!!"
    Cindy S.
  • "Dr. Avonda and staff are phenomenal! This is my second visit and I feel so welcomed here. I highly recommend Alachua Family Eye Care for your eye specialist."
    Sonya W.
  • "Fantastic doctor and amazing staff. Good selection of frames and went out of their way to accommodate me. Very happy customer."
    Chad Y.
  • "Amazing experience every time that I go there. Kind, friendly and customer service oriented. They treat you like family. The best thing about them is their honesty and genuineness. Highly recommend them"
    Jennifer A.
  • "Love the people that work there. every one is nice and so friendly and they have a lot of different types of glasses and the will work out a deal with you if you need it all you have to is just ask . i just got my glasses today from them and i could say i could see way better than i ever did before :)"
    Steven V.

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Monday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

am only 1st Wed of Month

Thursday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Alternating (Inquire within)

Sunday:

Closed