About Us

We’re Dedicated to You

Promise

LaFollette Eye Clinic cares deeply about the overall health and well-being of our patients and of the community we serve. We promise to make a meaningful, positive difference in the lives of our patients by providing the highest quality eye care services within the context of a completely patient-focused delivery system.

Mission

As a nationally recognized eye clinic, we are dedicated to every aspect of your eyes including vision, fashion, health, and comfort. Our mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality eye care available anywhere.

Building

The end of 2014 marked a new beginning for LaFollette Eye Clinic, the team, patients and the surrounding community. A beautiful new facility that was once just a dream was designed, built and then opened!

Our Doctors

Andrew W. Howard

Andrew W. Howard

Optometry

Dr. Andy received his undergraduate degree with honors from Virginia Tech. He earned his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, also with honors.

Dr. Andy enjoys spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children, Rachel and Joseph. Dr. Andy enjoys fitness, the outdoors, and creative pursuits such as artistry and writing.

Elizabeth T. Howard

Elizabeth T. Howard

Optometry

Dr. Liz attended Murray State University for undergraduate studies, and also attended Southern College of Optometry for her doctorate degree. She completed an ocular disease fellowship at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, giving her advanced training in the treatment of eye diseases.

Dr. Liz enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Andy and their two children, Rachel and Joseph. She also enjoys working out, spending time outdoors, and reading.

Monica Perry

Monica Perry

Optometry

Dr. Perry completed her undergraduate studies at East Tennessee State University and graduated with honors from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. She also earned the distinction of being Valedictorian of her class. Dr. Perry also completed a residency in primary care/ocular disease at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Mountain Home, TN.

In her spare time, Dr. Perry enjoys reading, hiking, biking, swimming, arts & crafts, and going to church.

Stephanie Reynolds

Stephanie Reynolds

Optometry

Dr. Reynolds earned her undergraduate degree from Lee University and received her doctorate degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. While a student, she joined three mission trips with the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists in rural Jamaica. Her primary clinical passion lies in pediatrics.

In her spare time, Dr. Reynolds loves to get lost in a good story, go on long walks or drives through the mountains, and is a mom to two fluffy cats named Sweetie and Tesla.

Marc Bodenheimer

Marc Bodenheimer

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Bodenheimer completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee. He earned his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He continued his ophthalmology training with a residency at UT College of Medicine in Chattanooga. Dr. Bodenheimer completed a fellowship at the University of South Florida School of Medicine. He specializes in corneal diseases, laser, and other refractive surgeries, and excels at cataract surgery.

Dr. Bodenheimer is an active leader at Providence Church in Knoxville. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, and also enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.

Our Team

The team at LaFollette Eye Clinic

Our experienced doctors and eye care professionals are committed to helping our patients see the world in all its beauty and use the latest technology to diagnose and treat numerous eye diseases, all while providing legendary customer service that keeps our patients returning from as far away as Ohio, Texas, and Florida.

Contact us today or visit our appointment request page to find a time that is convenient for you to see us.

LaFollette Eye Clinic