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An estimated 61 million adults in the United States are at risk for serious vision loss, but only half visited an eye doctor in the last 12 months.
– Centers for Disease Control

Meet Our Doctors

Our talented team of highly trained doctors are absolutely committed to providing the highest standard of eyecare available. From protecting the health of your eyes, to ensuring the best vision possible, our doctors deliver the care you and your eyes deserve.

William E. Conn, O.D.

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Dr. Conn is a native of Indiana and received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Indiana University at Bloomington. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN, in 1987 and has practiced in the Nashville area since August 1987. Professional affiliations include Middle Tennessee Optometric Society and Omega Delta Fraternity of Optometrists.

Dr. Conn has been in private practice since October 1989. The health of your eyes is his greatest concern.

Matthew Colonna, O.D.

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Dr. Colonna is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Chemistry. Through a mentorship during college, he found his love of Optometry. Dr. Matthew Colonna enjoys the challenge of finding solutions for daily vision issues that affect each of his patients. Dr. Colonna says he enjoys listening to a patient’s story and finding ways to improve their lives.

 

Thomas Graves, O.D.

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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.

Phil Hammond, O.D.

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Dr. Phil Hammond graduated from Southern College of Optometry and is a member of the American Optometric Association, The Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and the Tennessee Academy of Optometry. Invested in his community, he is also a member of the Donelson-Hermitage Exchange Club and the Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, reading and tinkering with old cars.

Adam Neal, O.D.

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Dr. Neal 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. Dr. Neal 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. Neal 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. Neal enjoys hiking and running, movies, and concerts.

John Neuhoff, O.D.

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Dr. Neuhoff is a native of Nashville, having attended Father Ryan High School. He graduated with Honors from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. Graduate studies were provided for by a U.S. Army health Professions Scholarship, which provided the opportunity to serve for four years before returning to Nashville. During his military career he rose to the rank of Captain and was the Optometry Clinic Chief at Kimbrough Army Hospital in Maryland.

He is a member of the:

  • Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians
  • Middle Tennessee Optometric Association
  • Bellevue Exchange Club
  • Chairman of the Clinical Advisory Board for Eye Health Partners
  • Tennessee Spokesperson for Vision USA
  • Board Certified by the Tennessee Board of Optometry

In his spare time he enjoys golf, the outdoors, chasing his dog and is the proud father of an aspiring artist, his son John.

Barbara Odes, O.D.

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Dr. Barbara Odes grew up in Zimbabwe, central Southern Africa. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Following her graduation, Dr. Odes completed extended training at The London Eye Refraction Hospital, after which she successfully completed the British Supplemental Optometric examination. She received her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the State University of New York, where she also completed a Vision Therapy Externship program. In 2002, Dr. Odes completed an intensive training course in Low Vision at Lighthouse International in New York. She is a member of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians.

She is married and has one beautiful daughter, Jaclyn. Dr. Odes loves to play tennis, snow ski, scuba dive and travel.

Richard Orgain, O.D.

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Richard Orgain, O.D. has been serving the eye care needs of Sumner County residents since 1978. His practice has been at its current location on Indian Lake Road since 1987.

A native of Alberta, Virginia, Dr. Orgain received his B.A. degree in biology from the University of Richmond and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He was a member of the Gold Key Honor Society, student member of the Board of Trustees and was listed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.

Dr. Orgain is certified by the Tennessee State Board of Optometry in the treatment of ocular disease and has been certified by the International Association of Boards for Treatment and Management of Eye Disease. He has served as a clinical investigator on different contact lens designs and has used many of these designs in his contact lens practice.

Dr. Orgain is a member of the Tennessee Optometric Association, where he served as president in 1987 and was named Optometrist of the Year in 1990. A resident of Gallatin, Dr. Orgain has four children, Katherine, Sarah, Emily and Brian. They are members of the First United Methodist Church in Gallatin.

Amy Sickman, O.D.

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Dr. Amy Sickman is pleased to provide comprehensive patient-centered eye care as part of the Hermitage Eye Care team. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, she attended the University of Missouri where she received her degree in Biological Sciences with a Spanish minor. Dr. Sickman graduated magna cum laude from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.

During optometry school, she was involved in Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, a student organization that provides vision and eye health exams to communities living in poverty and participated in mission trips to Honduras, Mexico, and Colombia. Following optometry school, Dr. Sickman completed an additional year of advanced residency training at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Virginia.

Outside of the clinic, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, and running. Amy and her husband, Billy, reside in the Donelson area

Logan Smith, O.D.

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Dr. J. Logan Smith received his Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Tennessee Technological University and went on to receive his doctorate degree in Optometry at Southern College of Optometry. After receiving his Doctorate degree, he completed a residency in primary eye care with an emphasis in ocular disease at West Tennessee Eye in Memphis, TN.

After practicing in Sumner County for the last three years, Dr. Smith decided to open Hendersonville Eye Care in 2017. In 2020, Hendersonville Eye Care merged with Orgain Family Vision. Dr. Smith is a member of the American Optometric Association and Tennessee Optometric Association. Dr. Smith is looking forward to providing excellent comprehensive eye care to his patients in this community.