Going to the eye doctor is much more than a quick exam and buying a pair of glasses. It’s about knowing all of your options every step of the way. Discussing all of these options requires a dedicated team approach. Here at Professional Eyecare Associates and Eyewear Designs, we’ve been established as a trusted, independent optometric practice in the area for over 40 years now. We supply guidance for each step of the process to ensure that you have the information you need. Because our service is uniquely tailored to our patients’ individual needs, our patients can be sure they’re receiving the highest level of dedicated eye care.
Dr. J.D. Springston is the senior partner at Professional Eyecare Associates. Dr. J.D. received his Bachelor of Science in Optometry from the Indiana University. He received his Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Indiana. After graduation, Dr. J.D. began his practice in Santa Claus in 1973. In 1978, he moved his practice to its current location in Huntingburg. He added the 1800 square-foot optical boutique Eyewear Designs in 1984. Dr. J.D. is a member of the American Optometric Association, Indiana Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Society. He is a lifelong resident of Spencer County and has been married to his wife Karen for over 45 years and together they have 3 daughters. Dr. J.D. enjoys spending time with his family and has eight grandchildren.
Dr. Ashley Springston grew up in southern Indiana. Having received her Bachelor of Science in Optometry from Indiana University. In 2000 she attended Indiana University School of Optometry and earned her Doctor of Optometry degree. In 2001, Dr. Ashley completed a residency in ocular disease at Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Montrose, New York. After her residency, she joined her father, Dr. J.D. Springston in the practice and worked for Talley Eyecare. She is a member of the American Optometric Association. When not in the office, Dr. Ashley spends her time with her daughter Anna and her family.
Dr. Tim Troutman has been with Professional Eyecare Associates since 2005. Dr. Troutman, a native of Owensboro, KY, graduated with his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in 2005. He received his bachelor`s degree in Optometry from Indiana University in 2001 after transferring to IU from Western Kentucky University. Dr. Troutman is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Indiana Optometric Association. Dr. Troutman is a provider of the AOA`s Infant See program which provides a no-cost visual health exam to infants during the first year of life. Dr. Troutman and his wife Joanie reside in Huntingburg with their daughters, Elizabeth and Sawyer.
Dr. Andrew Fischer grew up in St. Meinrad and graduated from Heritage Hills High School. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2018. After graduation, Dr. Fischer completed a Cornea and Contact lens residency, with additional concentration in Dry Eye Disease at Specialty Eyecare Group in Seattle, WA.
Dr. Fischer specializes in treating and managing dry eye, ocular surface diseases, and specialty contact lens fittings including myopia management lenses and scleral contact lenses. He also provides general and comprehensive optometry services. Dr. Fischer is accepting new patients at our Jasper and Huntingburg Locations. He and his wife, Brennah, reside in Jasper.
In Association with Talley Eyecare
Talley Eyecare Associates, a well-known ophthalmological group in the Tri-State area, has been providing surgical evaluations at Professional Eyecare Associates since 1993. Our association with Talley Eyecare provides our patients with quality medical and surgical eye care. The Talley Eyecare staff work with Professional Eyecare Associates as a unified team. They are committed to delivering a full spectrum of surgical and medical eye care in order to bring about the best possible results. Talley Eyecare is a provider of cataract surgeries, LASIK, high-quality retinal, corneal, and Laser Vision Correction.