Frank Akers II, OD, has been providing expert eye care to residents of Mesa, Arizona, and the surrounding area for almost 20 years. As an optometrist at Akers Eyecare Center, he's passionate about providing high-quality care to all of his patients.
He received his undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University and then moved to Chicago where he attained the highest level of training from the Illinois College of Optometry. He received honors in his clinical rotations that included primary care, low vision, advanced contact lenses, and pediatrics.
Dr. Akers served as the staff optometrist at Lawndale Christian Health Center in Chicago for a year, and while there, he continued to hone his knowledge of ocular diseases, including diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
In 2000, he returned to Arizona where he accepted a position at the Rinehart Eyecare Center to improve his skills in advanced contact lens fitting by working with renowned contact lens practitioner, Dr. John Rinehart. Dr. Akers opened his practice, Akers Eyecare Center, in 2001.
Dr. Akers is on the board of the Arizona Optometric Association and also co-chairs the Bronstein Cornea and Contact Lens Seminar, an annual meeting designed to educate eye care professionals in contact lenses and the health of the eye.