1. "Dr. Achiron was easy going and humorous, which really helped calm my nerves."

    2. Jessica L. Yelp

    1. Dr. Achiron was a great comfort at all times."

    2. Susie H. Healthgrades

    1. "I would not trust anyone else with my eye care vision needs!"

    2. Anonymous Healthgrades

    1. "Excellent service. Friendly staff. I'd give them 10 stars if I could."

    2. Maria C. Google

    1. "They’re helpful, positive, and organized."

    2. Tiana R. Patient Review

    1. “Very nice and friendly. Great crew, very friendly.”

    2. Juanita H. Patient Review

    1. "Everyone at this office is very professional, patient, and kind."

    2. Sandra R. Patient Review

    1. "They have been my eye doctors for 14 years and my family’s."

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What we offer

Services Offered and Conditions We Treat

Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center

Ophthalmologists & Optometrists located in Hapeville, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, led by Dr. Leonard Achiron and Dr. David O’Day, provides comprehensive eye exams, cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions, as well as treatments for glaucoma, macular degeneration, and astigmatism, for patients from the communities of Atlanta, Hapeville, Forest Park, College Park, East Point and surrounding areas of Georgia. Our modern facility is equipped with state-of-the-art optometry testing equipment, medically trained optometrists who are licensed to examine eyes for both vision and health problems, and correct refractive errors by prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses.

At Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, we are committed to providing unparalleled care and service to all of their patients. Dr. Leonard Achiron and Dr. David O’Day have over 20 years of medical optometry and ophthalmology experience. They have performed over 80,000 LASIK procedures. We offer a number of services to fit your every optical need. Our comprehensive eye examinations are more than just a simple prescription update; we execute a detailed check to ensure your eye health. This includes complete case history, extra-ocular muscle assessment, visual acuity test, color vision, peripheral field screening and much more. We also perform screenings for any subtle indication of eye disease before it becomes threatening. Beyond all of that, we also perform contact lens evaluations, LASIK laser vision correction, cataract surgeries, corneal procedures, glaucoma management, diabetic eye treatment, and dry eye management. Should you need vision improvement, we also offer many product options to suit your preference and lifestyle. These include occupational lenses, fashionable frames like Prada and Raybans, sports glasses, and a wide variety of contact lens options. Our innovative methods, in-depth solutions and treatment options, and the experience of our doctors are everything you need to be sure your eye health is in right hands.

We want all our existing and future patients to know that at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, we look forward to serving your vision needs and sincerely welcome everyone as new members of our dedicated vision care family.

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Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center

Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, led by Dr. Leonard Achiron and Dr. David O’Day, provides comprehensive eye exams, cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions, as well as treatments for glaucoma, macular degeneration, and astigmatism, for patients from the communities of Atlanta, Hapeville, Forest Park, College Park, East Point and surrounding areas of Georgia. Our modern facility is equipped with state-of-the-art optometry testing equipment, medically trained optometrists who are licensed to examine eyes for both vision and health problems, and correct refractive errors by prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses.

At Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, we are committed to providing unparalleled care and service to all of their patients. Dr. Leonard Achiron and Dr. David O’Day have over 20 years of medical optometry and ophthalmology experience. They have performed over 80,000 LASIK procedures. We offer a number of services to fit your every optical need. Our comprehensive eye examinations are more than just a simple prescription update; we execute a detailed check to ensure your eye health. This includes complete case history, extra-ocular muscle assessment, visual acuity test, color vision, peripheral field screening and much more. We also perform screenings for any subtle indication of eye disease before it becomes threatening. Beyond all of that, we also perform contact lens evaluations, LASIK laser vision correction, cataract surgeries, corneal procedures, glaucoma management, diabetic eye treatment, and dry eye management. Should you need vision improvement, we also offer many product options to suit your preference and lifestyle. These include occupational lenses, fashionable frames like Prada and Raybans, sports glasses, and a wide variety of contact lens options. Our innovative methods, in-depth solutions and treatment options, and the experience of our doctors are everything you need to be sure your eye health is in right hands.

We want all our existing and future patients to know that at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center, we look forward to serving your vision needs and sincerely welcome everyone as new members of our dedicated vision care family.


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Lumenis SLT

Open-angle glaucoma threatens the sight of more than 50 million people worldwide, with the number of annual cases significantly on the rise. This means glaucoma patients are an increasingly important part of any practice. Lumenis offers an array of ophthalmic laser systems that continue to provide the ophthalmologist with essential surgical tools to help lower intraocular pressure and control this progressive, degenerative disease.

A minimally invasive technological breakthrough, the Selecta II glaucoma laser system is changing the future vision of glaucoma patients with Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT). SLT provides the benefits of Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT) without the coagulative damage that leads to scarring. From photocoagulators to photodisruptors, Lumenis' family of advanced laser technologies are an invaluable mainstay in the treatment of glaucoma.

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Cataracts Types

A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens, which can make it harder for you to see.

Eye Surgery Types

From LASIK to PRK, there are several types of eye surgery available today to correct less than perfect vision.

LASIK Complications

LASIK eye surgery is one of the safest procedures of its kind, with an excellent success rate.

We are located near the Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta.

Why choose Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center?

We are one of the few eye care centers in Atlanta that offers LASIK, cataract surgery, prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses. Our doctors are experts in the field and have years of experience delivering results to every patient's unique eye needs.

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MEET THE DOCTORS
  • MEET DR. LEONARD ACHIRON

    Dr. Leonard Achiron is an optometrist at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center. He specializes in refractive surgery and has overseen over 50,000 LASIK procedures.

    • Board certified since 1993

     

    • Diplomate in the American Academy of Optometry 

     

    • Past Director of LASIK Vision Institute and assistant professor at Emory University

     

    • Published over 30 papers and numerous book chapters 

     

    • Nationally recognized for ophthalmologic specialties in ocular disease, visual impairment and applied Physiologic Optics 

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  • MEET DR. DAVID O'DAY

    Dr. David O’Day is an ophthalmologist at Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center. He specializes in cornea and cataract surgery and has performed over 80,000 LASIK procedures. 

    • Voted one of America’s “Top Ophthalmologists”

     

    • Performed over 80,000 cornea surgeries

     

    • Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology

     

    • Trained at Emory and assistant professor at Medical University of South Carolina

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Lasik
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    Answer a few questions in our free online LASIK Self-Evaluation to find out how much you can save on LASIK!

    Doctor Leonard Achiron, Optometrist, Atlanta Lasik

We offer the eye care product that Jennifer Aniston uses to curb her dry eyes!

Optometry Student Externship Program

Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center offers fourth-year optometry students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a continuing externship program in partnership with the New England College of Optometry. The externship at Atlanta Vision Center extends over a 3 month period in which the student works side by side with the doctors and staff at Atlanta Vision Center.  The experience provides students optometrists a way to promote a balanced exposure  to key areas of clinical care in a multidisciplinary setting.

During their externship they are given the opportunity to observe and have hands on expereince in  primary care optometry, pediatrics and vision therapy, cornea and contact lens practice, geriatrics, low vision rehabilitation, and ocular disease management. They also get to observe surgical procedures such as LASIK vision correction and cataract removal and lens (IOLs) replacement.  All of the externship’s responsibilities and duties are closely supervised by the attending physician.

Dr. Leonard Achiron initiated the optometry student externship program with his Alma mater The New England School of Optometry.  The Atlanta Vision Center in Hapeville, GA has been participating in the program since 1996. They are committed to providing future optometrists an expanded educational and clinical experience by providing a number of patient encounters and exposure in a real health care setting. The experience is invaluable for both the physicians and extern participants.  While the extern is developing necessary skills to maintain long-term doctor/patient relationships, the entire practice receives tremendous appreciation from their externs because of the real life experiences they had during their externship period at Atlanta Vision Center.

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    Enhance Your Quality of Life.
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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Atlanta Vision Cataract & Laser Center gladly accepts most all insurances and health plans. If you don’t see your insurance provider, please contact our office. Also, please be sure to bring your insurance card with you every time you visit and notify the front desk whenever your insurance coverage changes; this way we can accurately maintain your important medical records.

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "Atlanta Vision Center not only made me feel comfortable, but they went above and beyond to accommodate my needs, seriously it was amazing."

    Jessica L.
  • "Dr. Achiron is the best doctor in the state of Georgia."

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  • "The service was wonderful. I feel comfortable that if I have any problems I will be able to go back to Dr. Achiron with no problems."

    Shani F.
  • "Everyone was so super friendly. I was pleased from the moment I called to set up my consultation appointment. Thank you for such great service!"

    Tari M.
  • "I have diabetic retinopathy, and was informed about my eyes and told what was needed to do to correct my vision."

    M. Turner
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Atlanta Vision Cataract and Laser Center
3619 South Fulton Avenue
Suite 101
Atlanta, GA 30354