Chad L. Carter, OD

Dr. Chad Carter is Missouri Eye Institute’s optometrist assisting with primary eye care and post-operative care in Springfield, Branson and Joplin. Dr. Carter, a Springfield and Rogersville native, has practiced optometry since 1996 and is certified by the Missouri State Board of Optometry for therapeutic optometry.

Dr. Carter graduated with a Doctorate in Optometry from Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1992 from The University of Missouri-Columbia. He has served as an examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and continues to serve as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Missouri-St Louis School of Optometry and Southern College of Optometry in Memphis.

Dr. Carter has been on many local and international mission trips to conduct eye exams and provide ophthalmic care in impoverished areas. Additionally, Dr. Carter served many years as a lead volunteer for Convoy of Hope in Springfield. His interests outside of eye care include photography, hiking, and travel.

Dr. Carter is well trained in anterior and posterior segment disease management. Additionally, Dr. Carter provides care in the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye syndrome, and provides high quality primary medical eye care and post-operative care.

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