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Our Eye Doctors 2018-04-15T17:25:40+00:00

Our Eye Doctors

Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision—many of which do not always have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses, both as eyeglass lenses and contact lenses.

Our Optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet our doctors:

Thomas Graves, O.D.

Dr. Thomas Graves has been practicing as a primary eye doctor in Sumner County for almost 30 years. He has clinical experience doing eye examinations for adults and children, the fitting of contact lenses, and the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases. He takes the time to thoroughly explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. As a native of Sumner County, there is no other place that would feel like home to Dr. Graves. “I went to college at Volunteer State and David Lipscomb. After my professional degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, I came back to my home and have been here for thirty years.” Dr. Graves and his staff take pride in serving the citizens of Sumner County. “With all the technological advances in eye care, I try to condense the information down to make it easy for you to understand. My mission is to improve your quality of life and the way you see your world, ” Dr. Graves reports. 

Adam Malik, O.D.

Dr. Malik is a specialist in primary eye care and the treatment and management of ocular diseases. He also specializes in the pre-operative and post-operative eye care treatment. Adam graduated with his Bachelors’s degree from the University of Alabama and with his Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. He provides patients of Sumner Eye Care with the most current technology and advancements in eye care treatment. His specialties include educating and communicating eye health conditions to the patients and the fitting of hard contact lenses or difficult prescriptions. Dr. Malik quotes, “I love my job because I have the chance to improve someone’s quality of life by enhancing their vision.” When he is not attending to the needs of patients, Dr. Malik enjoys hiking and running, movies, and concerts.