To best protect our patients, staff and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, all AEP locations will be CLOSED from March 23rd - April 10, 2020.
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Welcome to Advanced Eyecare Professionals!

Serving vision care needs for over 35 years in Hastings, Ionia, Lowell, and Sheridan. We offer ophthalmology, optometry, and a full optical shop including contact lens care at each one of our locations.

Our comprehensive eye health services are for every member of your family. We know how much your eye health and appearance means to the quality of your life. Dr. Michael Flohr, Dr. David Harrell, Dr. Heather Jones, Dr. Chad Jackson, Dr. Sara Arbutus, and all our staff are committed to excellence and serving your complete eye care needs. Our eye care services range from routine eye exams, contact lenses, and glasses; as well as the care and treatment for corneal, retinal, pediatric eye problems, and diseases such as glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration, and diabetes.

Visit us at Advanced Eyecare Professionals for thorough eye exams by professionally trained and certified doctors and to find the latest eyewear, contact lenses and lens technology. Our experienced staff looks forward to helping you with all your vision care needs.

Our office participates with most vision and medical insurance plans, including BCBS and all related products, Blue Care Network and all related products, Priority Health, VSP, EyeMed, Medicaid, and Medicare. For your convenience our insurance page has a general listing, however, when you contact our office, we will specifically check your individual insurance plan for you. 

    Vision insurance - Covers exams specific to how your eyes see with glasses and/or contact lenses.

    Medical insurance - Covers medical health issues affecting your eyes.


Hastings Phone: 269-945-3866 • Ionia Phone: 616-522-1000 • Lowell Phone: 616-897-7000 • Sheridan Phone: 989-291-6464 

Closed temporarily due to COVID-19 as a precaution

To best protect our patients, staff and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, all AEP locations will be CLOSED from March 23rd - April 10, 2020.

If you have a medical emergency please go to the nearest emergency room or call 911. If you have a vital medical eye concern the doctor’s answering service phone number is 269-945-9567.

We will periodically stop into the offices for any voice messages that are left on our phones. Any patients wishing to pick up their glasses or contacts will be called to set up an appropriate time to do so, or they will be offered the option to ship to their home.

On our website you can request an appointment for routine visits, Diabetic appointments, Contacts or Glasses etc., we will watch for those and schedule you accordingly when the office re-opens.

Please know that our doctors and staff are dedicated to your vision care needs and this decision was not made lightly. Again, if you have a vital medical eye concern the doctor’s answering service phone number is 269-945-9567.

We wish you all health & safety during this unprecedented time.