What types of eye care and eye wear services are provided?

Eye exams and local vision center in Charlotte, NC

We provide annual eye exams, and speciality contact lens fittings. Dr. Dryer fits only the best and most advanced contact lens technologies.

Patients with dry eye, astigmatism, and Keratoconus can now be fit successfully with scleral contact lenses.  Children with increasing amounts of Myopia (near-sighted) can be treated with Orthokeratology lenses (Ortho-K).

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In addition to routine eye care and vision exams, we treat medical conditions such as dry eye, allergies, pink eye, floaters, headaches, Glaucoma, and cataracts.  Furthermore, we also provide pre/post-op cataract and Lasik care.

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Our boutique optical offers individualized eye wear frame styling and customized lens selection based on a patients' vision and occupational needs.

Dry eye is caused by a deficiency in one of the layers of the tear film.Your eyes may not produce enough tears or the tear film is of poor quality. Risk factors for dry eye syndrome include advanced age, female sex, certain medications, contact lens wear, allergy sufferers, and computer use. Our eye doctor in Charlotte, NC specializes in dry eye treatment and management. 

Myopia (nearsighted) management is the art of slowing the progression of myopia in children with the use of Orthokeratology lenses.  Patients that wear glasses or contact lenses are at a greater risk for eye disease. The more nearsighted you are, the higher risk you are at for eye conditions such as retinal tears and retinal detachments. 

Keratoconus is an eye disease which causes distorted vision due to irregular thinning of the cornea. Vision can be substantially improved with the use of specialty contact lenses.

Everyone with diabetes should be monitored annually with a dilated eye exam and fundus photography to prevent vision loss from diabetic retinopathy.  As of 2017, more than 100 million Americans are living with diabetes.

Computer vision syndrome can cause dry eye, headaches, and blurry vision from extensive use of your digital devices such as We provide comprehensive solutions for anyone that uses  computer computers, tablets, and cell phones. 

Dr. Courtney Dryer treats many common ocular disease such as glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, keratoconus, dry eye, diabetes, vitreous floaters, and more. 

Red eyes can occur for a number of reasons. Only a proper evaluation by your local eye doctor will yield the correct treatment plan.

Post-op surgical results are highly dependent on proper pre-op care, evaluation and referrals.  Post-ops will be monitored by Dr. Dryer on a scheduled basis.

The optical staff at Autarchic Spec Shop will evaluate your prescription, your visual needs, and your personal style to create custom eye wear that best suits your needs. 

Our eye doctor will evaluate your visual needs and eye health to prescribe the best contact lenses for your unique vision needs.

Foreign Bodies

Same day emergency care appointments are available for eye emergencies like foreign bodies.

Products & Specials

For patients without insurance, Autarchic Spec Spec offers a 20% discount on the exam charge and purchase of eye wear.  Rebates also exist for most brands of contact lens wearers. 

Looking for an eye doctor in Charlotte, NC?

Dr. Courtney Dryer and the staff at Autarchic Spec Shop would love to meet you!

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1600 E. Woodlawn Rd. Ste 362
Charlotte, NC 28209