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Welcome to Day Eye Care
Your Optometrist in Gardendale, AL

Call us at (205) 631-5681 today.



Welcome to Day Eye Care. At our state-of-the-art optometry practice, our mission is to preserve, restore and enhance the vision of every member of your family. Since 1920, we have been committed to providing compassionate and personalized eye care to patients of Gardendale and Jefferson county.

Our #1 priority is to provide our patients with the best possible eye care and vision correction. Our expert staff will take the time to discuss different types of eyeglass lenses, contact selections and frame styles to improve your vision. We will be happy to answer any questions you might have and supply you with the most up-to-date information in order to keep your eyes healthy.

  • Some of the services that we provide include:
  • Comprehensive Eye Examinations
  • Contact Lens Examinations and Fittings
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Glaucoma
  • Management of Eye Diseases such as Cataracts and Diabetes
  • Treatment of Red Eye, Dry Eye and Infections
  • Pediatric Eye Care
  • Emergency Eye Care
  • Large Selection of Frames for every style and budget

As dedicated eye care professionals, we recognize the trust our patients place in us and it is our mission to meet and exceed those expectations. We invite you to come to our practice and receive the quality attention that you deserve.

Dr. Howard Day
Gardendale Optometrist | Day Eye Care | (205) 631-5681
137 W Shugart Ridge Road
Gardendale, AL 35071 2671

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Howard R.
    Day, O.D.

    Birmingham-Southern College B.S. 1983 Phi Beta Kappa Summa Cum Laude

    UAB/ The Medical Center School of Optometry - Doctor of Optometry Degree O.D. 1987 Cum Laude

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  • Sharon S. Day, O.D.

    The College of William and Mary, WIlliamsburg, VA B.S. in 1982

    UAB/ The Medical Center School of Optometry - Doctor of Optometry Degree O.D. 1987 Cum Laude

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  • Kennedy R. Walker, O.D.

    Auburn University BS 2003, Magna Cum Laude

    UAB/The Medical Center School of Optometry - Doctor of Optometry Degree O.D. 2008

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  • Peyton Yarbrough, O.D.

    The University of Alabama, B.S. 2009 Cum Laude

    UAB/ The Medical Center School of Optometry - Doctor of Optometry Degree O.D. 2014

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

    This office is the best I've been to, and I've dealt with five others. I would definitely recommend this office.

    Katie W.

    The practice has an amazing staff who are compassionate, understanding and kind. You should definitely go here.

    Morgan K.

    Great experience with this office. The whole staff understands and was very accommodating. Every staff member is diligent and makes sure to take their time with you.

    Andrew S.