Dr. Macy Sparks is originally from Lake of the Ozarks, MO. She attended the University of Missouri graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. During her time at Mizzou, Dr. Sparks was involved in a sorority, worked at the university’s rock-climbing gym training new climbers, and spent her summers back home on the lake. Following undergrad, Dr. Sparks earned her doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in 2022. While in school, she was an active member and leader in SVOSH (Students Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity), where she volunteered on an optometric service trip to Costa Rica, and served at World Relief Clinic in Memphis, TN. Dr. Sparks was also a board member of the AOSA (American Optometric Student Association Board) and a president of Omega Delta Social Fraternity. Dr. Sparks received the Second Year Clinical Science Award, Jerry L. Clay Endowed Award/Scholarship, and at graduation, was given the Outstanding Clinician Award.
Dr. Sparks is a board-certified Optometrist who practices full-scope optometry. She has received external training at SouthEast Eye Specialist in Chattanooga, TN focusing on ocular disease, pre and post operative cataract surgery care, and various corneal conditions. She also trained at Professional Eyecare of Statesboro, in Statesboro, GA. At this rotation, she gained experience in scleral contact lenses, myopia control, and furthered her knowledge in ocular disease. Dr. Sparks’ special interest include primary care, managing glaucoma, dry eye, specialty contact lenses, ocular disease, and pre/ post operative care.
Outside of the office, Dr. Sparks enjoys everything outdoors. Being from a lake town, she has a love for boating, wake surfing, and wake boarding. She has grown up skiing and snowboarding in Colorado during the winters and continues to do so. When Dr. Sparks and her boyfriend first visited Greenville, they fell in love with the many restaurants and the outdoorsy culture. They travel everywhere with their goldendoodle and enjoy how dog friendly the city is. They are eager to get involved in some of the climbing, hiking, and boating around the area, as well as explore more of what Greenville has to offer.