Dr. Beth Waters Eckard is a native of Tupelo, Mississippi and graduated from Tupelo High School. After finishing her undergraduate studies at the University of Mississippi in 1993, she attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Here she completed her Doctorate of Optometry in 1997. During this time Dr. Eckard completed externships in Low Vision in Arlington, Texas and Private Practice at the Charleston Air Force Base in South Carolina. Her areas of interest are in primary eye care, low vision and the surgical management of cataract patients.
Dr. Beth is a member of First United Methodist Church where she serves on the board of Younger Children's Ministries. She is also a member of Junior Auxillary which serves the needs of children in Lee County.
She is married to Dr. Dax Eckard who is a practicing eye doctor at Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center. Dr. Beth practices part-time, and when she is not at the clinic, she can be found actively involved with their children, Massie and Addison. Outside of the office, Beth enjoys family, travel and taking cooking classes.