Office Manager 30 years of
optometric experience. Kentucky Optometric Association’s
Paraoptometric of the Year 2000-2001.
Meet Our Doctor
James Sawyer is a life-long resident of Monticello, graduating
from Monticello High School in 1978 and completing his undergraduate
work at the University of Kentucky. He earned his Doctor of Optometry
degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee,
Sawyer is an active member of the Kentucky Optometric Association
the American Optometric Association. He is a past-president
of the Kentucky Optometric Foundation and of the Kentucky Optometric
Association. He served on the Foundation’s board from 1992-2000.
He was on the Kentucky Optometric Association’s Board of
Trustees from 1993-2002, serving as president 2000-2001. Dr. Sawyer
also serves on the Wayne County and Lake Cumberland District Boards
of Health. He has been a member of the Board of Directors for the
Monticello/Wayne County Chamber of Commerce and is a past-president
of the Monticello Kiwanis Club.
1998, Dr Sawyer completed a three-year course of study in the
and treatment of glaucoma from the Southern Council of
Optometrists in Atlanta, GA. At completion, he earned the Southern
Diplomat in Glaucoma. In April 2001, Dr. Sawyer became a lifetime
member of the Kentucky Head Start Association. He was awarded the
President’s Award from the Kentucky Optometric Association
Sawyer was selected by the Consumer’s Research Council
of America for inclusion in their “Guide to America’s
Top Optometrists” for 2002-2003. He has volunteered, with
other of the state’s optometrists, at the Kentucky Special
Olympics State Meet by performing eye exams for the participating
athletes. He regularly donates his services to the Kentucky Vision
Project which provides eye care for Kentucky’s low-income
families. Dr. Sawyer participates, on an ongoing basis, with the
National Eye Institute and American Diabetes Association in diabetes
education and the examination of diabetics.
The staff at Sawyer Eyecare are among the most experienced and
dedicated professionals in the field of eye care yet they are
down-to-earth, hometown people just like you. They are devoted
to making your experience with our office both pleasant and comfortable.
They strive for outstanding customer service and care in everything
they do. They regularly attend educational conferences and seminars
where they learn the most advanced methods and techniques of
Personal and friendly care is part of our promise to you and it
begins the moment you walk through our door. Our staff will assist
you throughout your entire visit to our office. They will help
you during the exam itself, they will assist you with your frame
and lens selections, with the fitting and care of contact lenses
and even with the filing of your insurance paperwork.
truly believe the slogan, “No one cares how much you
know, until they know how much you care”.