About Dr. J. Michael Witherington, OD, Voted Cape Coral’s Best Optometrist

Since 1980, Dr. J. Michael Witherington has provided dedicated optometry care to a diverse patient population, earning the appreciation of the Cape Coral community and recognition as Cape Coral’s favorite optometrist by an esteemed local publication. Dr. Witherington founded OptiExpress in 1999.

“Dr. Witherington, I haven’t had such clear vision in several years. The difference is amazing! Thank you so very much.” – Angela C.

“Absolutely speechless. After so many years and eye exams, this was the first place that I can say I received a THOROUGH eye exam. The doctor was extremely informative and took his time with me to make sure I received the most precise prescription. Words cannot express how happy I am with the service here and I have referred a few friends already. Thank you all so very much!” – Lucia N.

“I have been going here for years and keep coming back because the doctor always goes above and beyond to help and make sure you are taken care of. Great pricing and customer service as well, check it out for yourself!” – Kati G.

Cape Coral’s Top-Ranked Eye Doctor

Dr. J. Michael Witherington is Cape Coral’s most respected optometric physician, helping patients of all ages and backgrounds maintain their optical health and understand how to preserve their vision.

Dr. Witherington graduated from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1980. In 1999 he founded OptiExpress, combining his medical expertise with his desire to provide the Cape Coral, Florida community with exceptional eye care services. Dr. Witherington won Best Optometrist twice without even being on the ballot. Dr. Witherington’s patients were so impressed by his level of care that they voted for him as a write-in candidate.

In addition to serving as a practicing optometrist and director of OptiExpress, Dr. Witherington consults with a variety of other physicians and medical organizations to provide his patients with holistic care.

OptiExpress currently has two family-friendly locations – in Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Florida. Both eye care centers offer patients comprehensive eye care services, including screening for retinal diseases, corneal disease, cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, as well as providing vision testing and corrective lens fittings. OptiExpress is proud to be Cape Coral’s first eye care center to offer a next-generation one-hour digital lab, which delivers custom fabricated prescription lenses onsite. The optometrists at OptiExpress are licensed to practice in Florida.