A successful businessman as well as physician, Dr. Michael Lange has started many successful businesses across Florida over the past 18 years. Known as the “Ocala Eye Doctor” and the talk show host on “Ask the Dr.,” Dr. Michael Lange also serves as the founder and CEO of the Lange Sun and Nutrition Center in Clearwater. This company is a center that offers unique and hard to find organic vitamins, herbal supplements, organic coffees, teas, and wines along with a dedicated sunglasses area. Like all his other efforts, Dr. Michael Lange’s latest venture is a great success.
Nutrition and optometry are Dr. Michael Lange’s passions. Over the course of his career, he has continued to expand his interests in eye care, vision awareness, and nutrition in new ways. Dr. Michael Lange started Lange Eye Care and Associates in Ocala in 1993 and now operates nine primary eye care centers around the state. He’s created two successful Internet companies, Express Contacts and Express Sunglasses. Realizing his growing interest in the nutritional aspects of health, Dr. Michael Lange built up the successful Fortifeye Vitamin company. Dr. Michael Lange currently functions as the CEO and Chairman of Parris Optics International, an innovative eyeglass frame design company. In June 2010, Dr. Michael Lange opened the first eye care center in the country that utilizes the latest Zeiss Eye Scription refractive technology.
When he’s not running one of his businesses, Dr. Michael Lange enjoys motocross, mountain biking, road biking, skiing, tennis, and spending time with his family. He serves on multiple advisory boards for the eye care, optical, nutrition, and organic food industry. Dr Lange also writes frequently for many eye care magazines and is a moderator on several eye care-related websites. He is a frequent lecturer on eye care, practice management, and nutrition. A Certified Nutrition Specialist by the American College of Nutrition, Dr. Michael Lange is also a Florida Department of Health certified Optometric Physician.