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Welcome to Progressive Eyecare

Welcome to Progressive Eyecare in Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana. Dr. Tim Birtwhistle and the Progressive Eyecare team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana offices.

Progressive Eyecare is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana area come to Progressive Eyecare because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Birtwhistle and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Progressive Eyecare, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Progressive Eyecare, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Birtwhistle and the Progressive Eyecare staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana area. Our Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana offices at (317) 595-8855.

At Progressive Eyecare, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (317) 595-8855 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Tim Birtwhistle
Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana Optometrist | Progressive Eyecare 

Indianapolis Office
3902 E 82nd St.
Indianapolis , IN 46240
(317) 595-8855

Fishers Office
8890 East 116th St. Suite 190
Fishers, IN 46038
(317) 913-0700

Meet The Doctors & Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Kate Lopez

    EDUCATION:

    • Undergraduate Studies in Biology, Purdue University
    • Bachelor of Visual Science, Indiana University
    • Doctor of Optometry, Indiana University
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  • Dr. Tim Birtwhistle

    EDUCATION:

    • Bachelor of Arts, DePauw University
    • Master of Business Administration, Indiana Wesleyan University
    • Doctor of Optometry, Indiana University
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  • Dr. Stacie M. Imler

    Dr. Imler is a graduate of Indiana University as an undergraduate and for her doctorate in Optometry. She has practiced in central Indiana her entire career and joined us at Progressive in 2016.

  • Dr. Antonio Turner

    We are excited to welcome Dr. Antonio Turner and Dr. Frannie Fiechter to the Progressive Eyecare family! Call or schedule an appointment online.

  • Dr. Frannie Fiechter

    Bio coming soon.

  • Dr. Perry Lopez (RETIRED)

    EDUCATION:

    • Bachelor of Science in Visual Sciences, Indiana University
    • Doctorate, Indiana University School of Optometry
    • Residency in Contact Lenses and Ocular Disease, The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
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  • Tiffany Steward
    Technician Team Lead

    Our team leaders take caring for people with kindness and sincerity seriously. They work each day to ensure that our patients receive the best in vision care and to encourage our staff members to live our mission statement.

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

    Always a good experience. Been coming here for years!

    LaKita Denise

    Very satisfied. I have been looking for a new eye doctor and am happy I came to Progressive Eyecare. Stacie Imler was fantastic! Very friendly and informative. The staff was very friendly as well. I will definitely come back for future eye exams!

    Jessica Hill

    Been going here for many years and always been satisfied.

    Pat Key

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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil ...

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

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  • Presbyopia

    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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  • How to Transition Into Different Lighted Situations

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Indianapolis Office

Monday, Tuesday:

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Friday:

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Fishers Office

Monday, Tuesday:

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Friday:

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed