Andrew Rixon, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Andrew Rixon, originally from Hartford, CT, received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2003 and completed his postgraduate residency in Family Practice at West Tennessee Eye. Following his residency, he served on faculty at Southern College of Optometry, while concurrently serving as an associate OD and education director at a local OD/MD practice. Dr.Rixon is currently an attending optometrist and the residency coordinator at a large hospital based practice in Memphis, as well as consulting faculty at SCO. Dr. Rixon is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, ABCMO certified, a site consultant for the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, serves on the board of a local subspecialty ophthalmology practice, has lectured regionally, nationally and internationally, has authored multiple posters and journal articles, is a peer reviewer for multiple optometric journals and on the editorial board of Clinical and Refractive Optometry. Presently he is on the executive board of the American Academy of Optometry’s Glaucoma Section and the online lectures and workshops committee and is the immediate past programs chair of the Glaucoma Section. He is currently pursuing diplomate status in glaucoma through AAO. Dr.Rixon is additionally an active participant in SVOSH, with multiple trips to Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

Jessica Haynes, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Jessica Haynes graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Upon graduation she completed a primary care residency at the Memphis VA Medical Center and then a two-year optometric retina fellowship at Charles Retina Institute in Germantown, TN. She has since practiced as a consultative optometrist at Charles Retina Institute and serves as consulting faculty in the Advanced Care Ocular Disease Clinic at Southern College of Optometry. She is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, American Optometric Association, and the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians. She serves as the vice-president of the West Tennessee Optometric Society and the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry. She is board certified by the American Board of Optometry. She publishes and speaks primary on the topic of posterior segment disease.