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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Desoto Family Vision Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Southaven.

Alan C. Smith, OD

Dr. Smith received his Doctor of Optometry Degree in 1990, from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where he graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. He did undergraduate work at both the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Mississippi State University where he finished with honors. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Optics. In 1990, he received Alcons award for outstanding work in contact lenses.

Dr. Smith has been in private practice since 1991, is a member of the American Optometric Association, Mississippi Optometric Association and Northwest Society of the MOA.

He and his wife, Tammy, have three sons, and attend Colonial Hills Church in Southaven, MS. They enjoy tennis, snow skiing, water skiing and motorcross.


  • General Eye Exams
  • Contact Lens
  • Comanagement of Cataract Surgery
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Disease
  • Fashion Eyewear



16 years experience


4 years experience

Optometric Tech


Billing/Insurance Rep

7 years experience