Doctor & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctor and staff who make Downey Eye Care the leading provider of vision care products and eye health services in Lincoln, AL.
Stephen C. Downey, OD
Dr. Downey was born and raised in Anniston, AL. He is the son of Jim and Diane Downey, of Anniston.
Dr. Downey was an inaugural graduate of Faith Christian High School in 1999. He received his B.S. degree in Biology from Samford University in Birmingham, AL in 2003. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Optometry in 2007. He soon after completed his Alabama Board examination for therapeutic licensure.
Dr. Downey has been a member with Vision Source, North America’s premier network of private practice optometrists, since 2008.
Dr. Downey is an active member in the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Alabama Optometric Association (ALOA) northeast zone. He is the current president of the Northeast Alabama Optometric Zone Group, a voluntary meeting of optometrists for quarterly education and practice management. Dr. Downey is also a member of the greater Talladega Area/Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce. He is a local supporter of the Lincoln Parks and Recreation and also an active member of the Alexandria Civitan Club, committed to raising funds for the special needs students within the Alexandria school.
When Dr. Downey is not working on his two practices- He enjoys traveling with his wife, hiking, and seeing the national parks!
Dr. Downey is a member of Grace Fellowship in Anniston where he helps serve with the music praise team through percussion.