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11111 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934

Monday 7:30 - 4:30
Tuesday 7:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 7:30 - 4:30
Thursday 9:00 - 6:00
Friday 7:30 - 1:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
 

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Dr. Brent Fry

DrFry

Education

Dr. Fry received his bachelor's degree from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN in 1993 and his doctor of optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 1998.

After practicing optometry in Franklin, TN for four years, Dr. Fry moved back to Knoxville with his family and opened Premier Eyecare in September 2002. He attends many educational seminars throughout the year to stay current with the latest clinical procedures and information.

Dr. Fry speaks across the country to other doctors about contact lenses, educating them on new products and technologies that he has been able to offer his patients early on in the introduction of new contact lenses.  

Personal History

Dr. Fry grew up in Knoxville and graduated from Farragut High School in 1988. After graduating optometry school, Dr. Fry married his wife Melinda. They now reside in Farragut with their two children. Dr. Fry and his family attend Hardin Valley Church of Christ.

Personal Message

It is my personal pledge to run my practice in a professional manner seeking to improve the quality of life of the people in the Knoxville community through better vision. I will continue to stay educated and trained in the latest technologies allowing me to offer the highest quality products and deliver the best possible service to my patients and will always put their needs above all else.  

Professional Organizations

  • American Optometric Association
  • Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians
  • East Tennessee Society of Optometric Physicians
  • The American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control

Clinical Research and Speaking Positions

  • CooperVision - Professional Advancement Consultant and Speaker on new products
  • Synergeyes - Speaker and Clincal Advisor on hybrid contact lenses
  • IDOC - member and area director

 

Dr. Taylor Greene

DrGreene

Education

Dr. Greene received her bachelor's degree from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee where she studied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Optometry degree with honors from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 2019.

Personal History

Dr. Greene is a Knoxville native and graduate of Gibbs High School. She married her husband, Ty, after her first year of optometry school in 2016. They recently experienced the joy of the birth of their first child, Cal Jennings Greene, in May 2020. Dr. Greene, Ty, and Cal live in West Knoxville with their black lab, Sage. In their free time, they enjoy attending UT sporting events, watching sports, being physically active and spending time outdoors. They also love trying new local restaurants and traveling as much as possible. The Greene family also attends Foothills Church in Maryville.
At Belmont University, Dr. Greene received a full scholarship to play on the women's basketball team. Since her basketball days, Dr. Greene has run multiple half marathons and volunteers as a youth basketball coach at the Knoxville Boys and Girls Club.

Professional Organizations

  • American Optometric Association
  • Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians
  • East Tennessee Society of Optometric Physicians
  • Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society
  • Scleral Lens Education Society

Mary - Office Manager, LDO

Mary is our office manager as well as one of our licensed dispensing opticians. She earned her associates degree in opticianry science at Roane State Community College in 1993 and earned her bachelors degree in organizational management concentrating in human resources in 2008. Mary always seems to find the "perfect pair" of eyeglasses for our patients. She works hard as office manager and billing and coding administrator, but also continues to work closely with our patients as an excellent licensed optician.

Jessica - Licensed Dispensing Optician (LDO) , CPO

Jessica is one of our licensed dispensing opticians who graduated from Roane State in 2010 with an associates degree in opticianry science.  Jessica is also a certified paraoptometric and assists Dr. Fry and Dr. Greene in patient clinical care. This allows her to be able to provide our patients with technologically advanced eyewear addressing all of the vision needs determined during the exam. Jessica's love for eyewear flourishes while helping patients find a pair of glasses they will love to wear. In her free time, Jessica loves adventuring anywhere possible with her family.

Erin - Certified Paraoptometric Assistant (CPOA)

Erin is a certified paraoptometric assistant currently working towards the highest level of paraoptometric certification, paraoptometric technician (CPOT). Erin assists Dr. Fry and Dr. Greene in patient care and strives to give all of our patients a wonderful experience in our office.  Erin also works at the front desk aiding our patients during check-in and check-out to make sure our patients are clear on any insurance benefits being used. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts and has a background in retail management. She is very personable and enjoys taking care of our patients.

Ashley - Licensed Dispensing Optician (LDO)

Ashley is one of our licensed dispensing opticians who graduated from Roane State in 2019 with an associates degree in opticianry science. Ashley enjoys using her skills to volunteer at RAM clinics helping people who otherwise might not be able to get vision care. Her caring personality and passion for the field really show while helping our patients find the best eyewear for their needs. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her Husband, Matt and son, Brennan.

Sarah - Licensed Dispensing Optician (LDO)

Sarah is one of our licensed dispensing opticians who graduated from Roane State in 2019 with an associates degree in opticianry science. Sarah strives to ensure every patient is fit with the best eyewear to meet their visual and lifestyle needs. When she’s not working, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and friends. You may also catch her on off days working at her family’s greenhouse in Harriman, TN.

Jessie - Front Desk Coordinator

Jessie is one of the first faces you’ll see when coming into our office. Jessie works as the front desk coordinator assisting our patients with check-in and check-out and helps them understand any insurance benefits being used. Jessie graduated in 2018 from King University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Having worked in the medical field for five years, Jessie is a great asset to our team. In her spare time she loves to curl up with a good book!

Holly - Certified Paraoptometric (CPO)

Holly assists the doctors in patient care with efficiency and professionalism. After attending Pellissippi State Community College, Holly began her passion in the medical field. With 11 years of experience working in different aspects of medical practices, Holly came to Premier Eyecare. Her knowledge in patient care and compassion to help others is a huge asset to the team. During her off time, you will find Holly hanging out with her best friend, her daughter Quinn.

Dana -  Technician

Dana is one of our technicians currently working towards becoming a certified paraoptometric. Dana graduated from Pellissippi State Community College in 2017, where she earned an associate’s degree in science. Shortly after graduating, Dana began working in the field of eyecare and knew she had found the perfect profession. Prior to joining Premier Eyecare, Dana worked for a large, multi-doctor private practice. Dana’s attention to detail and kind disposition help create a thorough and welcoming experience. Dana’s leisure time is spent enjoying the company of family and friends.

Carol - Technician

Carol is one of our technicians working towards her optometric certification. Carol moved from Colorado in June 2021 and is enjoying exploring Tennessee and all of the beautiful nature this area has to offer. Carol’s work in the optometric field started in 2014 and has been a passion of hers since. You may also see Carol next door working at Board and Brush where she gets to use her hobby of painting furniture to help others create their own masterpieces. Carol’s fun spirit and outgoing personality give patients a delightful experience.

Katey - Technician

Katey is one of our technicians who also assists with patient check-in and check-out. Katey began her optometric career in 2019, working for a busy ophthalmology practice, and joined our practice on Valentine’s Day of 2022. In her free time, Katey enjoys going to the race tracks and spending time with friends and family. Katey also has a cat named Loki whom she adores.

Awards

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