Experienced Ophthalmologists
in Mesa, AZ

Experienced Ophthalmologists

in Mesa, AZ


at Carrot Eye Center

Experienced Ophthalmologists in Mesa, Arizona

At Carrot Eye Center, we’re unlike any other eye care provider, and that’s the way we like it.

We’re proud to be more efficient than anyone else in the business, because your time is every bit as important as ours. We’re committed to cutting wait times out of the industry.

We’re proud to use the absolute top-of-the-line in our diagnostic equipment and surgical technology, because you can’t afford to leave room for error when it comes to your eye health.

We’re proud to be completely focused on each patient’s individual needs, because you deserve more than a “one size fits all” solution. You need experienced doctors who get to know you on a personal level, and treat you based on factors unique to you.

At Carrot Eye Center, we do things a little differently, and the result is superior patient care from start to finish.

Experienced Ophthalmologists in Mesa, Arizona

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Our practice is led by two experienced ophthalmologists, sparing no expense to accomplish their goal of offering unmatched patient care.

Dr. Michael Herion

Dr. Michael Herion, M.D.

Dr. Herion is a Lt. Col. in the United States Air Force Reserve, representative of the desire to serve that motivated his choice to go into the field of eye medicine. During his service time, he received an Air Force Commendation Medal for his service in The Global War on Terror.

Dr. Herion attended Arizona State University for undergraduate studies before getting his doctorate from Saint George’s University School of Medicine. His residency in ophthalmology took place at Saint Louis University before he completed a retina fellowship with The Retina Group Ltd.

Dr. Herion enjoys spending time outside, including skiing and scuba diving. On fall Saturdays, Dr. Herion can be found in the stands of Arizona State Sun Devils football games.

Dr. Matthew Hammond - Ophthalmologists

Dr. Matthew Hammond, M.D.

A refractive and cataract surgery specialist, Dr. Hammond attended Utah State University for his undergraduate degree and George Washington University for medical school. His internship as well as his residency in ophthalmology took place at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C.

Like Dr. Herion, Dr. Hammond also comes from a military background, serving nine years on active duty as an Ophthalmologist. He served during the Global War on Terror and feels like the greatest honor of his career will be the time he had taking care of America’s finest. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the Humanitarian award for his relief work after Hurricane Katrina and served as Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of Warfighter Refractive Surgery at Landstauhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

If there’s one thing that Dr. Hammond strives to demonstrate to the patients who come to Carrot Eye Center for their eye care, it’s that he and his team go the extra mile to ensure that patients get the results they want, rather than just what’s expected.

Dr. Matthew Hammond - Ophthalmologists
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Dr. Herion and Dr. Hammond are naturally oriented towards service, stemming in part from their military careers, and their work at Carrot Eye Center highlights their strong accountability to providing an exceptional eye care experience for their patients.

When you choose us for any eye care purpose, whether it’s an eye exam and an updated prescription or surgery to remove a cataract, the team wants to get to know you on a personal level and welcome you into the Carrot Eye Center family.



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At Carrot Eye Center, you get the industry’s best from start to finish. We treat each individual case with the attention it deserves. We take all major insurance plans and offer more financing options than most because we know that quality eye care needs to be affordable.

We offer an unparalleled experience in our office, ranging from minimal wait times to diagnostic equipment that’s integrated with your patient records. We even have an app that allows you to access and communicate with Carrot Eye Center specialists at all times.

When you walk through the doors at Carrot Eye Center, we want you to have an experience that makes you walk out feeling truly cared for, and we don’t just want to do it once; we want to serve you with high-quality eye care for your entire life. We’re Carrot Eye Center, and we’re good for your eyes.

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“Amazing experience from the time you walk through the door until you leave! The doctors and staff are incredible and make you feel like you are top priority. The staff is very knowledgeable and the doctor took his time to educate me. Thanks again Carrot Eye!”

– A.B.


At Carrot Eye Center, there's nothing old-fashioned about the way we do things. We’ve built a modern eye care practice with top-of-the-line technology and comprehensive services that reinforce our commitment to the unparalleled value we provide to our patients.

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