Dr. Leah Herron grew up in coastal St. Marys, Georgia. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion from The University of Georgia, and then earned her Doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee where she was awarded the Outstanding Clinician Award.
Dr. Herron enjoys performing comprehensive eye exams for patients of all ages including pediatrics, and she is board licensed in the treatment and management of ocular disease, vision disorders and contact lens fittings. Dr. Herron provides care for ocular conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, and systemic diseases that affect the eyes (diabetes and hypertension).
In her spare time, Dr. Herron enjoys traveling with her husband, Major, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Herron has given two recent chats with children on eye health at local schools (St. Michaels, St. Mary’s Happy Apple Academy Elementary school) with book donations from Coastal Vision Center urging kids to look forward to yearly check ups.