Family Eye Care

Now Accepting New Patients.

Routine vision exams for glasses and contact lenses are available at Northern Vision Eye Care for every member of your family. Regular eye exams are important not only to provide great vision but to also screen for medical eye problems that may have no early symptoms.


What is Macular Degeneration?

Understanding Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration is the primary cause of vision loss, with over 10 million Americans suffering from the condition. The name of the disease comes from a piece of the eye’s anatomy – known as the macula – which is the central part of the retina. It is responsible for our central vision, …

Optical Boutique

Optical Boutique

Our optical boutique features the latest frame styles from many top quality brands. Our trained optician, Mykel Smith, will assist you in finding the perfect pair while ensuring your new lenses help you see clearly. We provide eyewear adjustments and offer a variety of sunglasses, contact lenses and optical vitamins.

LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK remains the most successful method of correcting vision in recent history. Dr. Butryn and Dr. Ranger were among the first in the nation to become certified and offer LASIK to their patients. We were the first to offer LASIK in Northern Michigan and NVEC owns the only stationary Excimer laser in Northern Michigan.


Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Traverse City Eye Care

Welcome to Northern Vision Eye Care, where our passion for patient care guides our mission to bring advanced technology and surgical expertise to the region. By staying up-to-date on technology and cutting edge procedures, we can better serve our patients and offer more opportunities for healthy vision. But what we do best, is balance the focus of advancement with genuine Northern Michigan friendliness. We know our patients — their cares, their concerns, and many times, even their pets’ names. We’re just that kind of practice. Practicing relationships, practicing people, practicing a positive health experience. Our northern vision is simple — create an environment where practiced approaches and personal attention promote healthy vision for our community. What’s your northern vision?