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Welcome to East End Eye Care
Your Optometrist in LOUISVILLE, KY

Welcome to East End Eye Care, your local family eye doctors. We are your full service eye care team. We offer the highest quality professional services. Our doctors are skilled in routine eye care, fitting of standard and specialty multifocal contacts, disease management, emergency eye care, pediatric care, and much more.

When you step through our doors you’ll find that not only can you relax in the comfort that you and your family are receiving outstanding vision care, but we will also get you outfitted in high style with our wide range of fashionable frames in our beautiful eyewear boutique. We  have top designer frames from Fendi to Prada to Tory Burch to Kate Spade to Fossil.

And we haven’t forgotten our younger patients. We have a great selection of kids’ frames so that your little ones can find the glasses that you both love. So feel free to stop by anytime to browse our great selection of stylish frames, set up an appointment, enjoy a cup of coffee, and meet our friendly staff and doctors.

Dr. Andrew Kerns
LOUISVILLE Optometrist | East End Eye Care | (502) 882-1442
9474 BROWNSBORO RD
LOUISVILLE, KY 40241 1118

Meet The Optometrist

  • Dr.
    Andrew Kerns
    A Kansas native, Dr. Andrew Kerns graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors in Science majoring in Biochemistry from Kansas State University. Dr. Kerns knew he was interested in practicing Optometry after getting his first pair of glasses in third grade. Remembering how happy he was being able to see clearly with that first pair of glasses, Dr. Kerns wanted to help spread that gift to others. He graduated with honors with his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University. Dr. Kerns trained at several clinics specializing in contact lenses and ocular disease while in school. He loves providing excellent patient care to the whole family. He has been able to spend several years doing this at a Lenscrafters office in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Kerns is excited to be practicing in Louisville along with his wife, Dr. Laura Kerns. He is a member of the Kentucky Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Providing the highest quality of eye care with in a family friendly environment is Dr. Kerns’ number one priority.
  • Dr.
    Laura Steffen Kerns
    Dr. Laura Steffen Kerns grew up just down the street from East End Eye Care and has always considered Louisville her home. A graduate of Eastern High School, Dr. Kerns went on to receive her Bachelors in Science from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Chemistry. After which, Dr. Kerns knew she wanted to find a job where she could make people’s quality of life better. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree with high honors from Indiana University. While, in school, she trained not only in clinics specializing in primary care and surgical care, but also took the time to complete an externship in a private practice specializing in pediatrics and vision therapy. She loves caring for your whole family’s vision, eye health, and fashion needs. She spent several years doing just that at an outstanding private practice in Danville, Kentucky. She is thrilled to be able to return h ome and along with her husband, Dr. Andrew Kerns, own and operate Louisville’s premiere eye care destination. While the highest quality of healthcare has always been a priority for Dr. Kerns, her number one goal is to create a caring family friendly environment where you always come first.

Testimonials

See what our clients have to say about us

  • "Dr. Laura is very friendly, professional , and helpful. She treated me with respect and listen to all my concerns. I have a very positive expeineance in my visit. I would highly recommend this place."
    Aberr A.
  • "Wonderful caring doctor! Highly recommend! She went above and beyond with my 5 year old."
    Laura D.
  • "Dr. Kerns has such a passion for her work. My husband has had vision problems his whole life and it is a challenge to find great eye care anywhere. Speaking from experience, it's so rare to find professionals with her level of dedication across any health field."
    Jessica H.

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Monday:

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Tuesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

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