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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Oxford Eye Clinic the leading provider of vision care products and services in Oxford.

Dr. WilliamDr. William Strickland

EDUCATION:
Doctor of Optometry, University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston, TX, 1985
Therapeutic Certified Optometrist, 1994
Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude), Psychology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1980
Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude), English, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1978

PRACTICE HISTORY:
Sole proprietor, Oxford Eye Clinic/Vision Source, Oxford, MS, 1987-present
Associate optometrist with Drs. John Davis & Robert Vodvarka, Dallas, TX, 1985-1987

HONORS:
Paul Harris Fellow, The Rotary Club of Oxford
Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Fraternity
Phi Kappa Phi Scholastic Honor Fraternity
Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity
Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med Honorary
Pi Delta Phi French Honorary
Who’s Who in Mississippi
Voted 2008 and 2009 Best Optometrist/Ophthalmologist in Oxford by the Oxford Eagle newspaper
Vision Source 2012 Administrator of the Year
Vision Source 2012 Administrator of the Southeast Region

MEMBERSHIP:
American Optometric Association
Mississippi Optometric Association
American Public Health Association
American Optometric Association Section on Cornea and Contact Lenses
Vision Source!
University of Mississippi Alumni Association
University of Houston Alumni Association
University of Mississippi UMMA Foundation
University of Mississippi Chancellor’s Partners
Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce
Yoknapatawpha Arts Council
Oxford Endowment for Public Education
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
President, Mississippi Optometric Association, 2001-2002
President-elect, Mississippi Optometric Association, 2000-2001
First vice-president, Mississippi Optometric Association, 1998-1999
Second vice-president, Mississippi Optometric Association, 1997-1998
Secretary-treasurer, Mississippi Optometric Association, 1997-1998
Board member, Mississippi Optometric Association, 1993-1997
President, Northwest Society of the Mississippi Optometric Association, 1990-1993
Legislative Chairman, Northwest Society of the MOA, 1989-1990
Chairman, Education committee of the MOA, 1997-2000
Chairman, Membership Development/Retention committee of the MOA, 2007-2009
Administrator, State of Mississippi, Vision Source, 2001-present
Board member, Vision Source Administrator Advisory Board, 2014-present

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Honduras Medical Mission, Diocese of Mississippi Episcopal Church, 1997-2000, 2008, 2010, 2012-2015
Panama Medical Mission, Diocese of Mississippi Episcopal Church, 2004 and 2006
President, Oxford Endowment for Public Education, 1998
Board member, The Rotary Club of Oxford, 1992-1993
Board member, The United Way of Oxford, 1988-1995
Board member, Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, 1993-2000
Vestry member, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 1990-1992, 1993-1995, 2008-2010
Chairperson, Second Baptist/St. Peter’s Episcopal Race Reconciliation Committee, 2005-2016
Chapter counselor, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, 1988-1989, 1992, 2001-2005
Board member, Honduras Medical Mission for Diocese of Mississippi Episcopal Church, 2000-2003, 2011-2013
Chairperson for Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce membership drive, 1990
Leadership Lafayette graduate
President, Avent Park Neighborhood Association, 2005-2007

SPECIALTIES:
Family practice optometry
Contact lenses
Pre-post refractive surgery
Diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases


Dr. RyanDr. Ryan S. Wally

EDUCATION:
Doctor of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2008
Bachelor of Arts (Magna cum laude), University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 2004

LICENSURE:
National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO)
Mississippi State Board of Optometry

PRACTICE HISTORY:
Associate optometrist, Oxford Eye Clinic/ Vision Source, Oxford, MS, 2013-present
Associate optometrist, Dr. Chuck Barnes, McComb, MS, 2008-2013
Externship, Birmingham VA Hospital, Birmingham, AL, 2007-2008

HONORS:
2016 Helen St. Clair Young OD of the Year Award, Mississippi Optometric Association
2015 Finalist, Young OD of the Year Award, Mississippi Optometric Association
Graduate, Inaugural Leadership Optometry Class, Mississippi Optometric Association
Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society
Charter Member, Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, UAB Chapter
Fredric and Marion Rosemore Family Foundation Scholarship
Acuvue Eye Health Advisor Student Citizenship Scholarship
Phi Beta Kappa, Beta of Mississippi Chapter, Inducted 2004
Phi Beta Phi, University of Mississippi Chapter, Inducted 2003
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
NASA Research Consortium Scholar, 2003-2004
Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med Honorary Society
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
University of Mississippi Wind Ensemble, 2000-2002
Pride of the South Marching Band, 2000-2003

MEMBERSHIPS:
American Optometric Association
Mississippi Optometric Association
American Optometric Association Section on Cornea and Contact Lenses
University of Mississippi Alumni Association
University of Alabama at Birmingham Alumni Association

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
Board of Directors, Mississippi Optometric Association, 2016-present
MOA Legislative Committee Chairman, 2016-present
Legislative Committee Member, Mississippi Optometric Association, 2012-2016
Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity, 2004-2008
Treasurer, American Optometric Student Association (AOSA), UABSO Chapter, 2006-2008

PERSONAL:
Married to Allison Wally since 2007. Currently a math teacher and cheer sponsor at Oxford High School.
Two children, Hayden and Andrew
Interests include traveling, music, family, and attending Ole Miss athletic events.


candy-pollanCandy Pollan, Insurance Manager

 


Cassie Head, ABOC
Cassie Head, ABOC

Optician


Cathy Helmert, Receptionistcathy-helmert-2016

 

 


Trang Nguyen, Optometric Technician

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