Dr. Michael Alvarez grew up in Indiana. Having bad eyes as a young child and watching his mother and grandmother have several corneal transplants, Dr. Alvarez developed an interest in optometry at an early age. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology / Chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Dr. Alvarez graduated from Indiana University’s School of Optometry in 1995. After graduation, he practiced medical optometry until 2002 in Illinois.
Dr. Alvarez moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana and started his practice in 2002. In 2007 he expanded to Muncie. He is a member of Indiana Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.
Dr. Alvarez is active in the community and regularly provides vision screenings as well as supporting the OneSight and Gift of Sight programs. He also supports Special Olympics, GIGI University and Soul Brothers Dance Troupe.
In his spare time Dr. Alvarez loves to read books and spend time with his wife and four children.