About Us

Dr. Steven Keith

Dr. Steven Keith

Dr. Steven Keith is board certified in Primary Care Optometry and Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. He is also an active member of both the Georgia and American Optometric Associations.

Dr. Keith earned his B.S. at Indiana University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. Election to Phi Beta Kappa is the highest academic honor awarded to an undergraduate in the liberal arts and sciences. About one college senior in a hundred nationwide is invited to join.

He continued his professional training at the Indiana University School of Optometry, completing the doctoral program with honors. He taught two courses for the optometry school and was voted Associate Instructor of the Year by his students.

He has served this area since 1996, and the practice has grown to over 10,000 patients. He has been voted “Best Optometrist” by separate reader’s choice awards over 20 times.

Dr. Keith and his wife Cathy have called Towne Lake home for over 20 years. They have three children: one Georgia Tech grad, one currently attending Georgia Tech, and one in high school at Etowah. The Keith's love attending Woodstock City Church.

Dr. Gemma Patel

Dr. Gemma Patel

Dr. Gemma Patel is board certified in Primary Care Optometry and Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. She is an active member of both the Georgia Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.

Dr. Patel earned her B.S. at the University of Georgia, graduating with honors. She continued her professional training in Chicago at the Illinois College of Optometry, completing the doctoral program with honors. She was elected to the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. After graduation, Dr. Patel moved back to Atlanta and completed her residency at one of the top surgical groups, Georgia Eye Partners. This residency provides advanced training in eye disease and managing post-surgical cases.

Patients love her warm smile and caring personality. We love that such a talented young doctor chose to join our practice!

Vicki

Vicki

Vicki is our office manager and has been a leader in the practice since 2002. She is an excellent optician, and patients enjoy her quick smile, sense of humor and outstanding taste and skill in choosing eyeglass frames.

Jason

Jason

Jason is our licensed optician. He has been ABO certified since 1998 and worked with LensCrafters for 14 years, ascending all the way to lab manager. He left LensCrafters to serve our country as a Medic in the Army. He was deployed to Katrina, Iraq and then Afghanistan. We were thrilled to have him join our team after returning from combat. He is an expert with lens design, manufacturing and eyeglass frames.

Susan

Susan

Susan has been a favorite of patients since joining the practice in 2001. She is known for her friendly personality and caring attitude. She is an expert with all facets of optometric technical testing, including glaucoma care.

Carrie

Carrie

Carrie anchors the front desk and is known for her positive energy and excellent customer service. She assists the doctors with contact lens care and has a great sense of fashion helping patients find eyeglass frames they love.

Skye

Skye

Skye is a front desk pro, and also assists with optometric technical testing. She is extraordinarily kind, and quick to help both patients and her coworkers.

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