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Graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Michael Lange decided to pursue his interest in optometry. Dr. Michael Lange received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1992. Over the past 18 years, Dr. Michael Lange has built a large optometry business. He began with Lange Eye Care and Associates, a primary eye care center, in 1993 in Ocala, Florida. Lange Eye Care now boasts nine locations throughout Florida, including Gainesville, Summerfield, Inverness, Clearwater, Williston, and The Villages. Dr. Michael Lange also runs three Lasik Centers in Gainesville, Clearwater, and The Villages. Dr. Michael Lange’s interest in optometry reaches into the virtual world as well. In 1996, he started Express Contacts, the fastest growing contacts replacement service on the Internet. He followed that success with Express Sunglasses. Because of Dr. Michael Lange’s interest in educating the public, the sites offer an extensive question and answer section. If a question is not listed, users are encouraged send him an email directly. In 2004, Dr. Michael Lange started Fortifeye Vitamins, a company that uses the latest research to develop vitamin supplements to aid both general and ocular heath. One of Dr. Michael Lange’s goals is to establish a new standard of eye care based on nutrition. Dr. Lange has created seven different formulas under the Fortifeye brand that are being used worldwide by health care providers. Dr. Lange is involved in multiple bio availability studies using the latest in blood tests to continuously enhance the Fortifeye line of vitamins. After spending time in Norway researching Omega three, he developed the product, Fortifeye Super Omega that has become one of the most recommended omega three fish oils in the country. Fortifeye Super Omega is one of the most concentrated and purest triglyceride form omega three fish oils available. Interested in educating the public on proper health and eye care, Dr. Michael Lange fields questions on the live daily radio talk show, “Ask the Dr.,” which he has hosted since 1993. Dr. Michael Lange also serves as an advisor and contributing author for many eye care magazines.

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President/CEO, Optometrist

Lange Eye Care and Associates




Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Jan 1982Jan 1986


University of Southern Mississippi