About Us

Close up of woman's blue eyeMaynor and Mitchell Eye Center is your full-service optical specialist conveniently located in Huntsville, Alabama. We offer everything from routine family eye care, to specialized treatment and surgery for rare eye conditions, to cosmetic procedures to enhance the appearance of your eyes and face. We even have an on-site optical center to quickly and easily fill your lens prescription. Our team is comprised of dedicated, experienced, and caring professional whose mission is to keep your eyes healthy for a lifetime. Please read below to meet our team members. To schedule your eye care appointment, call us today at (256) 533-0315.

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Choosing an eye surgeon is the most important step patients take in ensuring the success of their refractive surgery. It is important that you find an eye surgeon with the right tools and technology for the job, but it is equally important to find one that actually cares about you and the outcome of your surgery. Our largest source of referrals is word-of-mouth recommendations from satisfied patients.

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Dr. Maynor

Dr. MaynorRobert C. Maynor, Jr., M.D. grew up in Jackson, Mississippi and received his Medical Doctorate Degree from the University of Mississippi. He completed his internship at Parkland Memorial Hospital, the University of Texas in Dallas, and completed his ophthalmic surgery residency at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama. Dr. Maynor served as a U.S. Air Force Flight Surgeon prior to beginning his private practice in ophthalmic surgery in Huntsville, Alabama over thirty years ago.

Dr. Maynor is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and is certified by the American College of Eye Surgeons in Cataract Surgery. He has authored articles and conducted seminars in ophthalmic surgical technique and he also introduced many advances in ophthalmic surgery to North Alabama and the Tennessee Valley, including laser eye surgery (Argon and YAG), small incision no-stitch cataract surgery, intraocular lens implant, corneal transplants, laser trabeculoplasty for glaucoma, ophthalmic plastic surgical procedures, and retinal detachment and retinal laser surgery.

Dr. Maynor served as a Chief of Surgery at Humana Hospital, Chief of Staff at Crestwood Hospital, and Secretary of the American Board of Eye Surgeons. He served for fifteen years on the Alabama Medical Licensure Commission and currently serves on the State Health Planning Commission.

Dr. Mitchell

Dr. MitchellIn 1999, Dr. William Mitchell joined Dr. Robert Maynor in private practice, forming the Maynor & Mitchell Eye Center. A native of Auburn, Alabama, Dr. Mitchell attended medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He then completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee at Memphis.

Dr. Mitchell is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Mitchell is known for always staying on the cutting edge of technology in the area of cataract surgery, using the most modern techniques available today. In fact, he’s the first in the area to use the breakthrough Crystalens® intraocular lens for post-cataract clear vision treatment. His extensive experience, together with an unparalleled commitment to offering the latest in procedures and technology to his patients in a caring and personalized environment, has made him one of the most sought-after eye care physicians in the area.

Dr. Salter

Dr. Michael Salter joined Maynor & Mitchell Eye Center in 2016.  A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Salter received his undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama and attended medical school at The University of Alabama - Birmingham.  He then completed a residency in ophthalmology and a fellowship in glaucoma at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Dr. Salter is an accomplished surgeon and is skilled in state of the art microinvasive surgical and laser techniques to effectively treat glaucoma.  These stitch-less procedures include:  i-Stent, Ab-interno Canaloplasty (ABiC), Gonioscopy Assisted Transilluminal Trabeculoplasty (GATT procedure), and MicroPulse Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation.  

Dr. Salter resides in Huntsville along with his wife Leah and their two children.

Jennifer Martin, O.D.

Dr. Martin

Dr. Martin began her career in Optometry in 1995 when she joined the practice of Dr. Robert Maynor here in Huntsville.  She is a native of Fyffe, Alabama and attended Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri where she received her Bachelor of Science degree.  She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Optometry.

For the past 19 years, Dr. Martin has served North Alabama and its surrounding areas as a primary eye care physician.  She evaluates and treats a vast array of eye conditions, provides routine family eye care, and fits many types of specialty contact lenses including:  bifocals/multifocals, rigid gas permeables, astigmatism correcting/toric lenses, scleral lenses, and corneal refractive therapy (CRT) lenses.

Dr. Martin resides in Huntsville along with her husband Scott and their three children. 

Brian Baxter, O.D.

Dr. BaxterDr. Baxter was born and raised in Huntsville, AL. He attended Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN where he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry. He then went on to attend the Southern College of Optometry where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree with the class of 2000.

Over the past ten years, Dr. Baxter has gained extensive experience in the field of Optometry having been in both private practice, as well as serving as Director for a large multi-specialty vision and surgical facility.

Dr. Baxter joined Maynor and Mitchell Eye Center in 2010. He specializes in the treatment and management of eye disease as well as being a primary eye care provider for routine eye exams, including contact lenses and glasses. Dr. Baxter also works closely with the surgeons at Maynor and Mitchell Eye Center to provide both pre- and post-operative care for those patients needing surgery.

Dr. Baxter resides in Huntsville. When he’s not working, he enjoys being outdoors participating in cycling, hiking, skiing, and is involved in many activities at his church.

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