Dr. Jeffrey Smith joined Horizon Eye Specialists and Lasik Center in 2018. Dr. Smith provides routine and medical eye care as well as contact lens fittings and pre/post-operative care for refractive and cataract surgery patients. He has extensive experience in diagnosing and managing ocular diseases including infection/inflammation, cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.
He has worked with ophthalmic surgeons and sub-specialty ophthalmologists in an eye surgery practice setting for over 20 years. He is a past clinical examiner for the Board of Examiners in Optometry and participated in a preceptorship for optometric externs as an associate professor for the Pacific school of Optometry.
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 1993, he received his Bachelor of Science in Visual Sciences and Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. He is certified by the International Board of Examiners in Optometry for the treatment and management of ocular disease.
Dr. Smith is a member of the Arizona Optometric Association and enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors. His hobbies are fishing and hiking.