Audrey E. Lyons

Better Vision for Life


Dr. Audrey Lyons (formerly Richards) is an Optometrist with the Alabama Vision Center.


Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM




Dr. Lyons specializes in Primary Eye Care including comprehensive adult and pediatric eye examinations for the detection of medical eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetes.  She fits all types of contact lenses and provides preoperative and postoperative care for cataract surgery and LASIK.

Dr. Lyons is the adviser for the UAB School of Optometry’s Fellowship of Christian Optometrists, coordinating Bible studies, lunch meetings, and service projects. Each summer, she takes a group of optometrists and optometry students on an international mission trip. She resides in Hoover with her husband and step son.


She received her undergraduate B.S. degree in Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Alabama Optometric Association, the Birmingham Optometric Society, and the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists. Dr. Lyons joined our staff in January 2011.