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Located by the Mall at Barnes Crossing in Tupelo, MS

Your Trusted Eyecare Professionals in Tupelo, Mississippi

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Optimal Vision Care For Every Age

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Aged 20 - 40 years

Tired of wearing glasses or contacts?
Try LASIK! It's a quick, safe and effective corrective eye procedure with over 20 years of proven results.

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Aged 40 - 50 years

Trouble reading on your smartphone?
We offer a variety of treatment methods to help you significantly reduce, and even eliminate, the need for reading glasses.

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Aged 50 - 70 years

Is driving at night an issue?
It's normal to notice changes in your vision with age. We can help preserve your sight to help you maintain a vibrant, active lifestyle.

Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center: Committed to Excellence in Eye Care

The eyecare professionals at Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center in Tupelo deliver personalized eye care services using the safest and most advanced technology available and offer a range of treatments and procedures to address any issues with your vision.

Whether you’re looking for laser eye surgery (LASIK and LASEK), cataract surgery, require intraocular implants, or are seeking lasting relief for dry eyes, we have the solution to your eye condition. We welcome you to contact us for a friendly chat to discuss your options or to book your consultation.

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Our Most Popular Eye Care Services

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Have you got eyes that itch all the time? Or do your eyes often feel dry and uncomfortable? Our eyecare professionals will thoroughly evaluate your eyes to detect the cause of your dry eye symptoms and offer you effective treatment to alleviate your discomfort.

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Cataract surgery involves removing the cataract (cloudy lens) and replacing it with a new lens to provide patients with better vision. We at Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center provide cataract surgery at our state-of-the-art facility in Tupelo, restoring patients' eye health and quality of life.

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Ever wonder how you could find the perfect pair of progressive lenses? Our edging lab not only carries an edger onsite to produce same-day eyewear for most single vision prescriptions, but we're crafting the finest bifocal lenses available. Learn how our progressive lenses outperform every other optical.

What Our Patients Are Saying
Dr. Childs is a great doctor. I feel like I am in good hands. The staff are so polite.
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Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center
Eye Disease Management & Treatment

While there is no cure for glaucoma, our highly skilled eye surgeons can offer various treatments and surgeries to help preserve your vision. Your Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center eye doctor will perform the necessary eye exams in order to determine the best course of action to control your glaucoma.

Whether you'd like to enhance your look or are experiencing functional problems with your eyelids, eyelid surgery (or blepharoplasty) can reduces eyelid droopiness and rejuvenate the area surrounding your eyes for a more youthful appearance.


Wouldn't it be great to wake up in the morning and not have to fumble around for your glasses? Experience freedom with LASIK- a safe and proven corrective surgery for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Our rigorous attention to detail produces world-class results. Book today and see for yourself!


Our patients enjoy the continuity of speaking to the doctors they know and are familiar with, our team of experienced staff, and greater level of comfort. Our surgical center caters only to eye care procedures, with attentive staff to support patients on their day of surgery.

Meet Our Eyecare Professionals

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Dr. Chelsea Mothershed McKnight 400
Dr. Sonya Mitchell Miles 266
Dr. Beth W. Eckard 400
Dr. Dax M. Eckard 400
Dr. Fred H. Mothershed 400
Dr. Matthew B. Wesson 400

Our Blog

Can You Wear Contacts With Corneal Dystrophy?

If you have corneal dystrophy, it will become increasingly difficult to wear standard contact lenses. Scleral lenses are an excellent choice for patients with many types of corneal irregularities, including most types of corneal dystrophy. Read on to learn how Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center can help.

3 Effective Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's very treatable. Here are tips to help you deal with your dry eye symptoms, along with treatment from your eye doctor.

What Are the 5 Most Common Dry Eye Symptoms?

Many substances and situations can cause dry eyes, such as certain medications, hormonal changes, and your environment. No matter the cause, having dry eyes feels pretty terrible. Here we list the different symptoms of dry eye and address treatment options.