Dr. Allen Smith
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.
For his excellence in clinical performance and leadership accomplishments, he was also awarded the Navy’s prestigious Commendation Medal. After being honorably released from the Navy, Dr. Smith set his sights on private practice. He joined Lifetime Eyecare in June of 2005.
Dr. Smith continues providing the very best in eye care to each and every patient. His commitment to ensure access to eyecare for all children is evident through his participation in the InfantSee program, offering free initial eye examinations to all children under one year of age. Areas of special interest for him include pediatric examinations, dry eye therapies, glaucoma treatments, and bifocal contact lens fittings.
His professional affiliations and prior leadership include member of the American Optometric Association, member and former Board Trustee of the Michigan Optometric Association and member and former President of the West Michigan Optometric Association.