Our Optometrists

Steven Lutz & Associates make it a policy to ensure that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible.

Dr. Steven Lutz


Dr. Lutz graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelors degree in biology. He continued his education at the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University where he graduated with distinction in 1983. He has been published in the journal Optometric Management, and lectured at a national eye care meeting about custom contact lenses. Dr. Lutz has been practicing in the Ann Arbor area for 31 years. He has a special interest in fitting custom lenses for irregular corneas, and in fitting multifocal (bifocal) contact lenses. He is also a fly fishing nut, chasing steelhead all over northwest Michigan.

Dr. Nelson Edwards


Dr. Edwards graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University in 1987. He was Adjunct Clinical Faculty Assistant Professor for 13 years at Michigan College of Optometry in geriatric and contact lens clinics. He is a Lt. Colonel in the Michigan Air National Guard and is the Chief of Optometric Services at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. Dr. Edwards is active in Voluntary Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) and has lead 40 eye care missions to places like Peru, Mexico, Panama, Granada, Kenya, and Latvia.

Our Team

A friendly staff to meet your every vision health need. They are an integral part of our eye care team – focused on serving you.




Greeting you at the front desk with a smile!


At Dr. Steven Lutz & Associates, our staff members are some of the most educated and experienced in the business. Our office is known for its exceptional service, as well as having the most up-to-date materials and technology. We strive to be the most service-oriented office in our industry – that is our number one mission. Our office is conveniently open 6 days a week, often with same day appointments, exams, and contact lenses when available.

For your convenience, our optometrists stock a vast supply of spherical, astigmatic, and multifocal soft contact lenses.

Do you wear a soft toric lens with a prescription of -7.50 -2.25 x 140 in your right eye and 5.00 -1.75 x 050 in your left eye? We have your first pair in stock to dispense same day, usually in several different designs and brands. We like to avoid wasting time ordering diagnostic contact lenses. Our motto is, “Do it now!”

Our eye doctors in Ann Arbor are contact lens specialists, and our staff members include ABO and NCLE certified experts in our field.

Please give Dr. Steven Lutz & Associates the opportunity to show you the best eye care experience in the industry.