Laura Elaine England, O.D., of Smithville, TN was among 119 students recently awarded the Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in Memphis. She has been accepted and will continue her education in a residency program from BVA Advanced Eye Care in Edmond, OK.
A graduate of Tennessee Tech and DeKalb County High School, Dr. England is the daughter of Brian and Janet England of Smithville, TN. Grandparents are Neil and Emma Jean Dudney, and Tom and Cheryl England of Smithville, TN.
Optometrists are independent, primary health care providers who specialize in the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases/disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures, as well as the diagnosis of related systemic conditions.
Southern College of Optometry was established in Memphis, Tennessee in 1932. SCO is an independent, not-for-profit institution of higher education.