Expert Optometrist Dr. Nance
Dr. Nance completed his undergraduate studies at Oklahoma Christian College. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in 1977. After graduation, Dr. Nance was associated with Dr. Bill Watson for three years in a Memphis-based private practice. In 1980, he moved his practice to Pearle Vision Center and later became a Pearle Vision Center franchise owner in 1983. In February 1993, Dr. Nance merged his practice with Drs. Tacker and Knudson.
Dr. Nance is a member of the West Tennessee Optometric Society, Tennessee Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association. He and his wife Wanda have two children, Amy and Blake.
Expert Optometrist Dr. Hines
Dr. Hines completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Memphis. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 2003. While in optometry school, Dr. Hines was the 2002 Varilux Optometry Super Bowl National Champion, which is a yearly academic competition between the top students from each of the optometry schools in North America. Dr. Hines has also instructed educational courses on injections and minor surgical procedures and has been the principal investigator for numerous contact lens clinical trials. Following graduation, Dr. Hines joined Drs. Tacker and Nance at the Optometry Group in June 2003.
Dr. Hines is currently an active member of the West Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, and American Optometric Association. He and his wife Leslie have two daughters, Evie and Ally.
Expert Optometrist Dr. Marietta
Dr. Marietta received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry at Shorter University. She then obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015. During her optometric studies, Dr. Marietta joined Beta Sigma Kappa, which is the International Optometric Honor Society) and SVOSH (Student Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity). She is currently a member of The Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians. Following her residency at Memphis VA Medical Center, Dr. Marietta succeeded Dr. Tacker in July 2016.
Dr. Marietta and her husband, Fisher, reside here in Memphis with their dogs, Lucy and Ollie.
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