Vaughn G. Sanders, O.D.
Dr. Vaughn Sanders is the senior partner of The Eyecare Centers in Hardinsburg and Owensboro, Kentucky, Dr. Sanders provides both primary and secondary eye care.
Throughout his extensive career, Dr Sanders has held numerous offices pertaining to his profession President SECO International/Southern Council of Optometrists, President of the Kentucky Optometric Association, Chairman of the Kentucky Vision Service Corporation, Board of Directors of Northeast Vision Service Plan and Kentucky Optometric Foundation.
In addition to his professional contributions, Dr. Sanders is active in community service. He has served as an officer in the Jaycees and the Lions Club. He has served on the Green River Sub Area Health Council, Owensboro Chamber Health Council, and Chairman of the Professional Division of United Way.
Dr. Sanders received his professional degree from Indiana University. He served two years in the USAF before entering private practice.
Charles D. Heck, O.D.
Dr. Charles D. Heck has been a partner in The Eyecare Center for 25 years, and also practiced in Calhoun from 1988 to 2001. Dr. Heck is state-Board licensed to provide diagnostic and therapeutic eye services.
Dr. Heck has been active in both civic and professional endeavors. He has served as Kiwanis Club President and as chairman of the Professional Division, United Way. He served on the Board of the Kentucky Optometric Association for 7 years, and is currently Immediate Past President and Secretary- Treasurer, and is also Vice President of the Kentucky Optometric Foundation.
Dr. Heck graduated from Owensboro High School, and received his Doctor of Optometry from University of Houston. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
-Complete eye health exams including testing for
glaucoma and cataracts
-Contact lens fitting of all types-astigmatism,
bifocal, monovision, colors
-Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) to correct
vision while you sleep, no daytime wear
-Large selection of fashionable eyewear with
combined optician experience of over 70 years
-Foreign body removal, treatment of eye disease in-
cluding red eyes, dry eyes, allergies, and glaucoma
-Cataract & diabetic evaluation, management
-Refractive laser surgery consultants
Facilities and Equipment
-In office lab
-Scanning computerized diagnostic imaging
for glaucoma and macular degeneration
-Pachymeter (corneal thickness)
-Large selection of fashionable frames
-Thousands of in-stock contact lenses
Our staff speaks English.
The Eyecare Center
1705 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301
Corner of 17th and Frederica, next to Dairy Queen
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - Noon