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Experience Modern Eye Care

Lifetime Eyecare Optometry offers comprehensive eye care services and in-demand lenses and frames to Newton and the surrounding communities. Call to connect and access the quality of vision care you deserve.
Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Allen Hill (Al) Bandy, Jr. 


Dr. Allen H. "Al" Bandy Jr was born and raised here in Newton, NC, attending Appalachian State University for his undergraduate degree and the University of Alabama At Birmingham School of Optometry for his optometric education. He comes from a long line of medical professionals in the area with his father, Dr. Allen H Bandy Sr., an optometrist, and his grandfather, Dr. William Gaither Bandy, a physician in Maiden and Lincolnton.  

Dr. Bandy enjoys seeing patients of all ages and caring for multiple generations of many families.  Being a long-term contact lens wearer, he often recommends various contact lens options for suitable patients.  His practice also includes caring for many eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration.


Locally, Dr. Bandy and his wife are avid supporters of the Green Room Community Theatre and other arts organizations in the county.  They both love to travel and take many travel photographs.  They have two adult daughters, Ashley and Amy, who live in Conover and Raleigh.

Contact Us


21 South Main Ave.

Newton, NC 28657


Fax: (828) 464-0982

Opening Hours


9:00 am – 6:00 pm


9:00 am – 6:00 pm


8:00 am – 5:00 pm


8:00 am – 5:00 pm


8:00 am – 3:00 pm

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A Lifetime of Healthy Vision

Lifetime Eyecare has been a leading provider of optometry services and vision care products in Catawba County since 1954, and we want to help you achieve and maintain a clear vision for years to come.​ Our experienced staff offers comprehensive vision examinations at our Newton office and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems. We use advanced diagnostic technology and vision correction products and are committed to improving the quality of life of persons in Catawba County through enhanced vision. 


Give yourself the gift of clear vision – schedule an appointment with Dr. Allen H. Bandy, Jr today. 


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