Welcome to a Full-Service Optometric Practice
  Serving Chapel Hill for over 40 Years

Dr. Barry Adler


Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL
Doctor of Optometry, May 1965

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Bachelor of Science in Zoology
Major: Zoology


United States Air Force Biomedical Services Corp. Flight Surgeon's Office.


Dr. Barry Adler is a native of North Carolina, born in Morganton. He came to Chapel Hill in 1958 to attend the University of North Carolina. After receiving his Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 1965, Dr. Adler served two years in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era. Upon discharge from the Air Force, he returned to Chapel Hill and founded Adler Eye Associates on Willow Drive in March 1969.

Dr. Adler has been an affiliate of The Laser Center since 1997 and has served on their advisory board. He is certified in OrthoKeratolgy, a non-surgical alternative to lasik refractive surgery. Specializing in the fitting of contact lenses for over 40 years, he has dedicated himself to the highest quality optometric care.


2006 GP Lens Practitioner of the Year - presented by the Contact Lens Manufacturers Association (CLMA)
ABBA Optical Lecturer - Presbyopic GP Fitting Made Easy
Multifocals Made Easy, Optometric Management, June 2006


Eastern District Optometric Society
North Carolina Optometric Society
American Optometric Association
Contact Lens Section of AOA
TLC Laser Eye Center-refractive surgery affiliate doctor
Orange County Board of Health