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Complete family care close to home. Your primary eye care leader.

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(601) 649-1437
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About The Doctors

Ocular Health
If you are looking for premium eye care and don’t know where to turn, then visit Eye Care Associates. Established in 1950, we have been providing care for various ocular conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome and diabetic retinopathy. We are equipped with the latest state of the art technology needed to effectively monitor and manage these conditions.
Trust our trained and experienced doctors, Dr. E. Watt Davis, Dr. Evan Davis and Dr. Stephen Mitchell to provide you with a thorough examination. Eye Care Associates is always eager to assist you with your ocular needs. The expertise of our caring optometrists and the professionalism of our friendly staff have established us as one of the largest practices in the region.

We accept the following insurances:

  • CHIP
  • Medicare
  • Always Care
  • Windsor
  • Medicaid
  • VSP
  • Vision Care
  • Magnolia
  • Vision Care Direct
  • Healthspring
  • Blue Cross and many more
E. Watts Davis, OD
E. Watts Davis, OD, graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1967. He opened his first practice that year in Monticello, Mississippi. Dr. Davis joined Dr. James Moye in practice at Eye Care Associates in 1970. Dr. Davis has served as president of the Mississippi Optometric Association, president of the Mississippi Board of Examiners in Optometry, and has been a board member of numerous professional organizations and committees. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the Mississippi Optometric Association, and the Southeast Mississippi Optometric Society. Dr. Davis is certified to treat many ocular conditions with diagnostic and therapeutic drugs and also specializes in the fitting of contact lenses.
Dr. Evan Davis
Dr. Evan Davis is a native of Jones County and graduated from West Jones High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. He joined his father, Dr. E. Watts Davis, in practice at Eye Care Associates in 2010 after earning his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee.
Prior to joining Eye Care Associates, Dr. Evan Davis completed externships at Southern College of Optometry's Eye Center, Jackson Eye Institute in Jackson, Mississippi, and Inverness Eye Care in Birmingham, Alabama. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the Mississippi Optometric Association, the Southeast Mississippi Optometric Society, and participates in the InfantSEE program.
In his spare time, Dr. Evan Davis enjoys spending time with his wife Lori and dog Baylie, along with the rest of his family and friends. He also enjoys attending University of Southern Mississippi sporting events and playing golf.
Stephen Mitchell, O.D.
Stephen Mitchell, O.D. is a native of Mississippi, growing up in Louisville. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Prior to optometry school, Dr. Mitchell received his bachelor's degree in Biology from Mississippi State University. He has completed externships at The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry, Eye Care Associates in Laurel, and at the Yukon Kuskokwim Health corporation in Bethel, Alaska. These externships have given him valuable experience in all areas of practice including primary care, pediatrics, geriatrics, and disease management. Prior to graduation from SCO, he received the Southern Council of Optometrists Clinical Excellence Award. He is certified in the use of diagnostic and therapeutic drugs to treat various ocular conditions. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Mississippi Optometric Association. Dr. Mitchell's practice interests include patients of all ages.
Dr. Jessica Sumrall

Dr. Jessica Sumrall is a native of Mississippi, originally from Olive Branch. Dr. Sumrall obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Prior to optometry school; she earned her Bachelor's of Science in Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University. Dr. Sumrall's externships include The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry, University Eye Care at University of Memphis, Eye Care Associates of Laurel, and Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS. While Dr. Sumrall practices full scope optometry, she has special interest in pediatrics and specialty contact lens fitting. Dr. Sumrall is diagnostic and therapeutic certified allowing her to treat a wide range of ocular diseases and vision problems. Dr. Sumrall is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Mississippi Optometric Association. Outside of the office, Dr. Sumrall enjoys spending time with her husband, Seth, and their 2 children, Caden and Hadley. They enjoy spending time on the family farm and are active members of the Mississippi Club Goat Association.

Dr. Andrew Mitchell is a native of Louisville, Mississippi, Dr. Mitchell graduated from Winston Academy. He graduated from Mississippi State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Mitchell completed his medical schooling at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee and furthered his training with an externship at
The Eye Center of The Southern College of Optometry, Campbell Cunningham &
Taylor Eye Care Center in Knoxville, Tennessee and Eye Care Associates, Laurel, Mississippi. He is a member of both the Mississippi and the American Optometric Associations.
Dr. Mitchell said, “I had a great experience during my externship and grew to love this area. I am blessed to have this wonderful job opportunity at Eye Care Associates.” When he’s not practicing optometry, Dr. Mitchell enjoys hunting, hiking, kayaking and running. He resides in Ellisville and attends First Baptist Church of Louisville.

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Contact Information

Eye Care Associates.

Our three locations:

1431 West 10th St.
Laurel, MS 39440
Phone: (601)649-1437
Fax: (601) 649-1431

519 Mississippi Dr.
Waynesboro, MS 39437
Phone: (601) 735-2878
Fax: (601) 735-2879

825 Jefferson St.
Monticello, MS 39654
Phone: (601) 587-2452
Fax: (601) 587-9457


Business Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m
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