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Innovative Eyecare
823 6th Avenue, SE  
Decatur, AL 35601


MON: 8:00am - 5:00pm
TUE: 8:00am - 5:00pm
WED: 8:00am - 5:00pm
THU: 8:00am - 5:00pm
FRI: 8:00am - 5:00pm
SAT: 24 Hour Urgent Care
SUN: 24 Hour Urgent Care


Dr. Chris D. Teichmiller established his full scope, primary optometric practice in Decatur, Alabama in 1990 out of a desire to provide the highest quality and most innovative vision solutions available. This is accomplished by offering comprehensive lifestyle, health, and vision solutions to enhance the quality of life of Dr. Teichmiller’s patients. As the most important asset of his practice, patients are made to feel comfortable when they come to his office for treatment. Through a lifestyle history, patient’s needs are identified and matched with the best possible solutions. With a sincere spirit of cooperation and teamwork, his staff of six employees, are accommodating and attentive to all who are looking for solutions to their vision problems.

Services Offered

As a full scope, primary optometric practice, we provide: -Co-management services for Cataract and Lasik surgery, -Diagnose, treat, and manage Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and most eye disease -Treatment for Dry Eye Syndrome. -A large selection of designer frames and lens options including Digital Lenses -Contact lens services, including specialty and bifocal contact lenses in soft and Rigid Gas Perm styles -Chromagen lenses for Dyslexia, Colorblindness and other reading disorders -Corneal Reshaping Therapy (CRT) and Gentle Molding (GM), contacts worn while you sleep to gently reshape the corneal for improved vision all day  We now have LIPIFLOW,  the only FDA approved treatment for the root cause of Evaporative Dry Eye Disease and the LIPIVIEW, the only way to accurately diagnosis the specific cause of Dry Eye Disease.  BluTech lenses are now offered to protect your eyes against the harmful invisible blue light that is emitted by all electronic devices that can rais your risk for developing Macular Degeneration.


Dr. Teichmiller received his Doctor of Optometry degree while concurrently obtaining his Masters in Public Health degree in June 1990.


MON: 8:00am - 5:00pm
TUE: 8:00am - 5:00pm
WED: 8:00am - 5:00pm
THU: 8:00am - 5:00pm
FRI: 8:00am - 5:00pm
SAT: 24 Hour Urgent Care
SUN: 24 Hour Urgent Care

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EyeMed
  • Medicare
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Straight Medicaid
  • Vision Service Plan
  • Humana (Medicare replacement)
  • Tricare/Humana military
  • Anthem
  • Anthem
  • Vision Care Direct
  • Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • PHCS,
  • First Health
  • PHCS,
  • Principal
  • Palmetto GBA
  • Any PPO/Multi Plan PPO/PHCS
  • Great West
  • GEHA
  • Tricare for Life
  • Rail Road Medicare
  • Golden Rule
  • Bankers Life
  • Mail Handlers
  • Aetna
  • Cigna PPO
  • Medicare
  • Federal Blue Shield
  • Eyemed Vision Care
  • Tricare
  • Will file others
  • Tricare Prime Only
  • VSP for Target Employees

Customer Reviews

Bill Thomson

5 months ago

I've been wearing corrective lenses since 1959. Dr. Teichmiller gives the most thorough exams I've ever had. He uses the very latest technology and offers cutting-edge solutions for eye issues. The entire staff is friendly and efficient. I recommend this office to everyone I can.

Ron Townley

almost 2 years ago

I have done business with untold Thousands of Businesses in my lifetime both on a personal level & also on a business level. Hands down, the Employees at Innovative Eyecare are my favorite people to do business with of ALL businesses I have dealt with. On a Rate of 1-5 I give Them a 10 !!!!!

Jackson Fite

about 5 years ago

I love new CRT lenses. They are so easy to put in and take out. One thing that CRT helped me in is baseball. I use get dirt or dust in my contacts, but not any more! I love the feeling of no contact in the day. Also at night I can't feel the contact in my eyes. They have really made a difference.

Becca Hall

over 5 years ago

I came into Innovative Eyecare because my glasses would fall off everyday at dance. It was becoming a pain. My older brother already had CRTs so my mom and I decided I would get them too. That summer two years ago was when I got my contacts. They work great! Now I don't have to worry about my glasses falling off during dance class. And, I can swim carefree without having to remember to take off my glasses. I love my CRTs!

Lamar Jackson

over 5 years ago

Innovative Eyecare is a wonderful place to take care of all your vision needs. My wife and I have used Innovative Eyecare for the past ten years. The doctors and staff are professional and friendly. They provide excellent care and attention to all the patients’ needs. We highly recommend this wonderful business to anyone that needs help with their vision. Lamar and Verla Jackson

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