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Mooresville or Newton, NC

“A fantastic optometry practice. Dr. Al Bandy is very thorough. He has a very good staff and all of them are very congenial. “

— Jim Stockner

Eye Doctor for all ages in Newton, NC

Regular eye exams are a critical part of protecting the health of your eyes, as well as your vision. If it’s been a while since your last checkup, come and see us in Newton, NC.

Dry Eye Treatment 

Dr. Chuck Monson and his team have a thorough understanding of the causes of dry eye disease and can properly diagnose and treat this condition in Mooresville and Newton, NC (Intense Pulsed Light, Low Level Light Therapy)

Contact Lenses

Partnering with an expert optometrist skilled at fitting patients in the right contact lenses for visual needs, eye health and lifestyle is a key part in successfully wearing contact lenses.

Eye Doctor for all ages in Lifetime Eyecare Optometry in Newton NC

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Location

21 S Main Ave,
Newton, NC 28658

Call or text

828-464-0604

frontdesk@lifetimeeyecare.com

Hours

Mon: 9 am – 6 pm
Tue: 9 am – 6 pm
Wed: 8 am – 5 pm
Thu: 8 am – 5 pm
Fri: 8 am – 2 pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

Call our office

828-464-0604 

Address

21 S Main Ave, Newton, NC 28658

Email

frontdesk@lifetimeeyecare.com

Hours

Mon: 9 am – 6 pm
Tue: 9 am – 6 pm
Wed: 8 am – 5 pm
Thu: 8 am – 5 pm
Fri: 8 am – 2 pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

eye health

Services at Lifetime Eyecare 

Eye exam

Contact lens exam

LASIK

Emergency eye care

Pediatric eye exam

Macular Degeneration

Dry Eye

Glaucoma

Family Eye Care

Lifetime Eyecare Optometry

Our Doctors

Learn more about our doctotors

Dr. Chuck Monson

Optometrist

Dr. Chuck Monson has been serving residents of Mooresville, NC since 2006. Dr. Chuck Monson is a graduate of North Mecklenburg High School. He earned his undergraduate degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After earning his undergraduate degree, he earned his doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Monson has practiced in the Mooresville, NC area since 2006 and started Vision Center of Lake Norman in 2013. Dr. Monson is associated with the American Optometric Association, N.C. State Optometric Society, Lake Norman Lions Club, Mooresville Health Reach Clinic, and NC Prevent Blindness.

About Dr. Chuck Monson

 Dr. Monson and his wife also have participated in several eye mission trips for the Bahamas Youth Network (BYN), which gives eye exams and eyeglasses to school-aged children on remote islands in the Bahamas.

Dr. Monson sees patients of all ages for comprehensive family eye care, including glasses and specialty contact lenses. He also treats eye diseases, such as dry eyes, macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic eye exams and eye emergencies/trauma.

In his spare time, Dr. Monson enjoys spending time with his wife, Lisa, and dog, Winston. They especially like traveling and spending time on Lake Norman. Dr. Monson enjoys staying active and participates in several sports, including golf, snow skiing and wakeboarding. He is also an avid fan of the UNC Tar Heels and the Carolina Panthers.

When you turn to us at Vision Center of Lake Norman, you can rest assured that all of your needs will be met by Dr. Monson and our kind and caring staff. To schedule an appointment for an eye exam at our office in Mooresville, North Carolina, please give us a call today.

Dr. Raphael Dixon Weeks

Optometrist

Dr. Raphael Dixon Weeks, who is native of Kannapolis, has been in Optometric practice for over 20 years.  She graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Biochemistry.  Dr. Weeks obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a postgraduate residency in Ocular Disease and Low Vision at the Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital.  Dr. Weeks lives in Mooresville with her husband and two daughters.  She and her family enjoy road trips, trying local restaurants, and cheering on the Wolfpack!

Dr. Allen Hill Bandy Jr

Optometrist

Dr. Allen Bandy, Jr is the third generation of doctors from the Bandy family caring for patients in Catawba County. His grandfather, Dr. William Gaither Bandy was a family practitioner in Maiden and Lincolnton, and his father, Dr. Allen H. Bandy Sr, was an optometrist with Lifetime Eyecare. Dr. Bandy and his wife Debbie live in Newton. Dr. Bandy and his family enjoy volunteering at The Green Room Community Theatre. They also love traveling, live theatre, and board games. The Green Room Community Theatre Volunteer of the Year Award was named in honor of Dr. Allen H. Bandy, Jr, and he was the first recipient of the award in 2011. 

More about Dr. Bandy

Dr. Bandy was presented with the City of Newton Unity Award and the Catawba County Arts Volunteer of the Year award. The Bandy family enjoys a tradition of hosting a community Thanksgiving Dinner every other year since 1989. Professionally, Dr. Bandy practices full-scope eye care, caring for patients throughout their lifetime. He specializes in contact lenses and dry eye management. He is a member of the Catawba Valley Optometric Society, the NC Optometric Society, and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Bandy is a proud Appalachian State University graduate, and he graduated from the University of Alabama School of Optometry in 1986.

Lifetime Eyecare Optometry

Our Staff Members

Kim

Team Leader

Kim is a NC native. She began working in eyecare in 2020 and joined Lifetime Eyecare in 2023.Kim enjoys getting to know our patients and caring for their individual needs. In her spare time, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and soaking up the sunshine. 

Marissa

Patient Coordinator

Marissa is a NC native. She has been working in eyecare since 2016. Marrisa enjoys furthering her knowledge in optometry and connecting with all of our patients. In Marissa’s spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, 3 children, family, and friends. 

Anissa

Optometric Assistant

Anissa is a North Carolina Native. Anissa started in eyecare in 2024 and is eager to further her knowledge in optometry. She enjoys interacting with patients and caring for their needs. In her spare time, Anissa enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her fur babies.

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