Dr. Green, originally from Guin, Alabama, graduated magna cum laude in Natural Science and Mathematics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1989. He earned his O.D. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 1992, subsequently serving as an Optometrist in the U.S. Army until 1994. He continued in the U.S. Army Reserves until 2000. Between 1994 and 2004, Dr. Green worked in private practices and ran his own in Selma, Alabama, from 1997 to 2003. In 2004, he acquired West Alabama Eye Associates in Demopolis, Alabama, and established his second office, VisualEyes, in the Village at Northbank in 2016.
Dr. Green is an active member of several professional associations, including the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, the American Optometric Association, the Sports Vision Section of the AOA, and the Alabama Optometric Association. Last summer, Dr. Green established his third office, taking over the practice of a retiring doctor in Fayette, Alabama. Outside his practice, he dedicates time to his family, residing in Tuscaloosa and attending the Capstone Church with his wife, Meredith.
Dr. Phillips is a native of Gilbertown, Alabama. She studied accounting at the University of Southern Mississippi and attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry where she obtained her Doctor of Optometry and Master of Business Administration degrees in 2019. She was the first to complete the dual degree program offered by UAB—the first of its kind in the nation, obtaining both the OD and MBA simultaneously. Dr. Phillips went on to complete residency training at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center with a focus on ocular diseases including diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Alabama Optometric Association. She resides in Tuscaloosa.