Welcome to Hixson Eye Care

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Welcome to Hixson Eye Care!    The Hixson Eye Care team strives to provide the finest in optometric services in a comfortable environment for our patients.  We invite you to browse our website to learn more about us and our services, and invite you to join our patient family by scheduling an appointment with one of our doctors in our Hixson office.

As full service eye and vision care providers we attend to both eye emergencies as well as regularly scheduled appointments.  Patients throughout the Hixson area come to Hixson Eye Care knowing they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is the foundation for our reputation.  Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Quackenbush are committed to keeping you comfortable and well-informed at all times, explaining every exam and procedure, and addressing all your questions.  Additionally, at Hixson Eye Care, our team will work with your medical and vision insurance companies to help you obtain the eye health and vision care you need.

Our Approach to Optometry

With our one-to-one approach to patient care our team has become the providers of choice for eye care in the Hixson area.   We offer comprehensive eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, diabetic eye exams, testing and treatment for glaucoma, emergency eye services, as well as co-management of post operative care for surgical patients.  For a  list of services, visit our services page or call our office at (423) 843-2020.

HIXSON EYE CARE

5433 HIXSON PIKE

HIXSON  TN   37343

423-843-2020




Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "My family has been using Dr. Rhodes for many, many years. He and his staff are very caring and understanding towards us and our children during our visits. We have had nothing but good experiences with his office. Janice is also invaluable in navigating the different frames available and making adjustments."
  • "Everyone is so friendly and professional at Hixson Eye Care! The doctors and staff explain everything and answer every question. I completely recommend this office."
  • "Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I was in so much pain and you were able to see me quickly and provide a solution that gave me relief! I will definitely be back. Thank you Dr. Quackenbush and staff!!"

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:15 am-4:45 pm

Tuesday:

8:15 am-4:45 pm

Wednesday:

9:15 am-5:45 pm

Thursday:

8:15 am-4:45 pm

Friday:

8:15 am-3:45 pm

Saturday:

Emergencies Only Call 423-463-4332

Sunday:

Emergencies Only Call 423-463-4332

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    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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