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Our Doctors


Michael Martorana, OD, FAAO


An unusual path for a doctor, Dr. Martorana first graduated from the University of Kentucky with his Bachelor of Sciences in Foreign Language and International Economics before applying to optometry school and graduating from the University of Missouri - St. Louis, College of Optometry with honors to become an optometrist.  Dr. Martorana has made a commitment to being held to the highest standards of professional competence and has proven this by becoming a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.  His focus has really narrowed to treating dry eye disease along with specialty contact lenses and other ocular diseases.  

He and his wife Theresa, enjoy going on walks in the beautiful Belknap neighborhood and playing with their two children as well as camping and traveling when time allows.

Job Love:

Dr. Martorana’s favorite part of his job is the instant gratification that comes with relieving someone pain or increasing their quality of life by helping them see better.  Also, the relationships that he has built with his regular patients is very rewarding.   Come see Dr. Martorana for the best eye exam today!

Louisville Optometrist

Dare Sutton, OD


Dr. Dare Sutton joined Falls City Eye Care in 2022. Originally from west Kentucky, Dr. Sutton attended Murray State University for her undergraduate education before receiving her doctorate from Indiana University. During her optometric studies, Dr. Sutton completed externships focusing on ocular disease, specialty contact lenses, and binocular vision disorders. She also spent summers working at Falls City while in optometry school. In addition to primary eye care, she has a special interest in myopia management and dry eye. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Kentucky Optometric Association. 

Dr. Sutton and her husband, Garrett, reside in the Highlands with their dog, Ivy, and cat, Lola. In her free time, she enjoys long walks in Cherokee Park, riding horses, and traveling. 

Job Love: Dr. Sutton’s favorite part of her job is the variety of people she gets to meet on a daily basis. She recognizes no two patients are the same, and enjoys making the best eye care plan that suits her patients’ lifestyles.

Louisville Eye Doctor
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