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An optometrist is a health care professional who has earned a degree of Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) after completing a course of study at an approved college of optometry. Optometrists begin their training with completion of a Bachelor’s degree program at an undergraduate college followed by four years at an accredited college of optometry.

Dr. Gavin McDowell

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Education & Organizations:

OD: Inter American University of Puerto Rico
BS: Arkansas State University, Chemistry
Member: American Optometric Association, Arkansas Optometric Association, Rotary International

In his free time, Dr. McDowell enjoys running and traveling, and he combines these two passions whenever possible.   He also loves spending time with his wife of more than 15 years, Laura, and their three wonderful boys, Gavin Trent, Copper, and Rees.

“At CustomEyes Vision Care, we are intently focused on being the leading eye care provider in all the communities we serve.  We strive to provide you with a great value in eye care by combining our personalized service, experience, and state-of-the-art capabilities.   We are passionate about your satisfaction!”

Dr. Amy Tolbert


Education & Organizations:

OD: Southern College of Optometry
BS: University of Central Arkansas, Biology
Member: American Optometric Association , Arkansas Optometric  Association, Rotary International 

In her free time, Dr. Tolbert enjoys spending time at Lake Norfolk, reading, being involved in church activities and spending time outdoors.  She also spends the majority of her time with her husband Ryan and their two children Marcy and Carson.

“Dr. McDowell, I and our staff strive to make your experience at our office exceptional! We want all our patients to feel comfortable in our office and we want our patients to be involved and understand all aspects of their eye health. “