The entire team at Greenville EyeCare is focused on one goal:
Providing you with the best vision care services available
Our doctors and staff take a personalized approach to ensure your vision needs are properly evaluated and that the right solution is delivered. You will receive the highest professional service and care from the moment you walk in the door to the conclusion of your visit.
Meet Our Physicians
Each time you visit Greenville EyeCare, your doctor will always treat your vision health needs as a top priority.
Dr. Ben McNeely
A native of the Upstate, Dr. McNeely graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in Biological Sciences and received his doctorate with honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. McNeely has completed an externship at the Birmingham VA hospital focusing on pathology and diabetic eye disease and has been on multiple mission trips to Central America providing eye care. He has also completed an externship at the Callahan Eye Foundation hospital specializing in low vision. Dr. McNeely has been practicing in the Upstate since 2007. He is an avid golfer, loves to fish, and enjoys cheering on his Clemson Tigers.
Dr. Johndra Upton McNeely
A native of Florence, Alabama, Dr. Johndra McNeely graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Alabama in Professional Biology. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 2009 where she graduated with honors and received the VSP Excellence in Primary Care Award for her graduating class. Dr. McNeely completed an externship at the Tuscaloosa VA hospital focusing on eye disease and primary care and she has been in practice in the Upstate since 2009. She is a Past-President of the SC Optometric Association. She was awarded the SC Young Optometrist of the Year in 2016 and the UAB School of Optometry Young Alumnus of the Year in 2019. Her special interests in optometry include diabetic eye disease and children’s vision. When not in the clinic, she enjoys hiking, birding, reading, Braves Baseball, and spending time with her dogs and cat.
Dr. Ashley Smith
A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Dr. Smith graduated from the University of South Carolina in Biological Sciences and received her doctorate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Smith completed her residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham specializing in Family Practice Optometry and Urgent Care. She finds Urgent Care rewarding. In her free time, she enjoys cooking new recipes and spending time with her husband, Andrew, and dog, Toby.
Dr. Ryan Lawton
Originally from Randolph, New Jersey, Dr. Lawton graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Biological Sciences and received his doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. Ryan completed an externship at the Charleston VA hospital focused in ocular disease and pathology, as well as a low vision externship at the Feinbloom Low Vision Center. In his free time, Dr. Lawton enjoys playing golf, hiking, and rock climbing.
Dr. Thomas E. Tucker, Retired
A native of Greenville, Dr. Tucker succeeded his father in an Optometry practice that began in 1955. Tom graduated with High Honors from Clemson University in 1977. He then earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama/Birmingham in 1981. He has continued a successful practice in Greenville with an emphasis on glaucoma management, LASIK co-management, diabetic eye disease and specialty contact lenses. He and his wife, Cheryl, have been married for 35 years and have 3 married children and 4 grandchildren. They both enjoy hiking, riding local bike trails and Clemson Football! After serving the community for 40 years, Dr. Tucker retired June of 2021.
Meet the Team
Providing you and your family with the latest in eye care technology and innovation is a steadfast commitment by the highly trained and experienced doctors at Greenville EyeCare. As doctors of Optometry, our physicians are deeply knowledgeable about all aspects of eye care services that help improve the vision of our patients. With extensive vision health expertise, our doctors know how to diagnose, treat and manage your visual conditions. This level of quality patient care is maintained by continuously pursuing educational training and opportunities to enhance the services they provide. Each time you visit Greenville EyeCare, your doctor will always treat your vision health needs as a top priority.
When you visit our onsite Optical Center, you’ll receive personalized service from our one of our opticians. Our optical team members will assist you with eyewear frame selection, contact lens fittings, and general care for your glasses or contacts.
Martina Brown, LDO
Meghan Barker, LDO
To make your eye exam the most comfortable experience possible, our team of technicians will assist you through the entire process. Each of our technicians has been trained extensively to assist our doctors in performing all exam procedures and testing for your vision screening.
Lauren Bowers, CPO
Whether visiting Greenville EyeCare for your annual eye exam, to select a new pair of glasses or even to place an order for contact lenses, our administrative team is here to ensure your needs are fully met. Our team members are available to answer questions about insurance coverage, billings, service fees or general questions about Greenville EyeCare.