Dr. Stan Dickerson came to Columbia in 1977 to serve as the Director of the Optometric Technology program at Columbia State. In addition to his work with the College he opened his private practice of Optometry in 1979. Dr. Dickerson is certified as a Therapeutic Optometrist by the Tennessee Board of Optometry. He provides primary eye health care, contact lenses, glasses, and treats eye diseases. He enjoys all aspects of eye care but takes a special interest in the care of the health of the eye. Dr. Dickerson has extensive experience with the co-management of cataracts, glaucoma, and refractive surgery. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Tennessee Optometric Association, and the Duck River Optometric Society.
Dr. Dickerson is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Columbia. Over the years he has been active in such civic activities as Rotary, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Boy Scouts, Girls Softball, and PTA to name a few. He is married to the former Patricia Ervin and has three college age children, Kate, Matt, and Annie. In his spare time he enjoys golf, hunting, and fishing.
“I enjoy the process of helping people see better. The excitement of a child the first time they can see the leaves on a tree, or the restoration of vision for our senior patients following the removal of a cataract is very rewarding.”
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