Our Doctors


Dr. Allen Smith, Optometrist

Dr. Smith received his BA in Visual Science from Ferris State University and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry. Upon his completion of his degrees, he entered the US Navy and soon became recognized for his clinical skills and his love for patients. He was later appointed to be the Clinical Director of Externs, overseeing the clinical training of several student externs from two separate colleges of optometry.



Dr. Nicole Gdowski, 

Dr. Gdowski graduated from the University of Michigan with Distinction in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She then attended the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University where she received her Doctorate Degree of Optometry in 2011 with Highest Distinction. Dr. Gdowski has practiced in a variety of settings and is very excited to have joined the Lifetime Eyecare team in March 2014!