Choate Eye Associates has provided exceptional eye care since our founding in 1979. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities, specialized medical and contact lens fitting skills, and unique optical boutique have made us one of the most highly respected eye care practices in the state of Tennessee. Choate Eye Associates primarily serves Nashville, Gallatin, and Hendersonville patients, but we have rapidly become the optometrists of choice and providers of the most advanced eye care for patients throughout Tennessee and Kentucky. Don't compromise on eye care: visit us today to experience the best care available.
Decades of Distinction
Serving our patients in a courteous, professional and kind manner. Our goal is to develop long lasting relationships with each of our patients. We offer the very best technologies available, the highest standards in quality care and uncompromising compassion.
- Dr. Walter Choate
When choosing an optometrist, you should accept only the highest quality of care available. Dr. Walter Choate has dedicated his life to serving Tennessee communities such as Nashville, Gallatin and surrounding areas as an optometrist and board-certified provider of the treatment and management of eye diseases. Dr. Choate serves as an adjunct faculty member of several schools of optometry and as an FDA investigator for new contact lenses, pharmaceuticals, and ophthalmic equipment.
As a result, our practice enjoys the distinction of being the first in the south to offer our patients many new technologies before they are typically available to other doctors. Selinda Van Dell, O.D. has continued this tradition by accepting a role as an adjunct professor, contributing to professional journals as well as participating in our clinical studies.
Committed to Diagnostic Excellence
Regular visits to dedicated optometrists such as Drs. Choate and Van Dell represent your first line of defense against common eye conditions as well as serious eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. Patients at our practice serving all Middle Tennessee and Kentucky communities benefit from seeing optometrists with decades of experience.
With access to the most advanced diagnostic equipment in the area, including laser diagnostics and digital imaging, we will change the way you think about optometric services. We are experts at working with you to achieve wellness not only with your eyes but with your whole body. Our goal is to evaluate and diagnose conditions early in order to preserve your vision and maintain your health.
Even with advances in LASIK and other surgical refractive procedures, contact lenses remain one of the most versatile and convenient vision correction options available. Choate Eye Associates offers a full range of advanced contact lenses, including multifocals, SynergEyes® hybrids, post-surgical lenses, keratoconus lenses, lenses for high astigmatism, scleral lenses, as well as standard disposable lenses. Because our optometrists are utilizing the most up-to-date treatments and techniques, Drs. Walter Choate and Selinda Van Dell perform advanced diagnostics to select the lenses that will keep your eyes healthy while optimizing your visual performance.
Our Optical Boutique
We know you have many choices when you shop for eyewear. This is why we are committed to providing the highest standards of care for those who visit our optical boutique while, at the same time, providing a relaxed and enjoyable shopping experience. Our computerized digital imaging equipment allows for extreme accuracy when measuring your face and eyes for the alignment of your new eyewear. We also offer high quality fashion eyewear to meet almost any budget.
The best way to care for your eyes is to establish a lasting relationship with a skilled and dedicated optometrist. Drs. Choate and Van Dell are eye care providers with all the tools needed to care for you and your family. In addition, our skilled support staff has over 100 years of combined experience in healthcare and eye care. This means that you will be cared for in the manner you truly deserve. Rest assured, you can trust Choate Eye Associates with your visual health. To schedule your appointment, contact our optometrists serving those from Nashville, Gallatin, Hendersonville and other areas of Tennessee.
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“I am very pleased with the attention I received at Choate Eye Associates. Dr. Choate is very thorough and does a wonderful job of explaining what he is doing and what he is looking for in the exam.” Dianal - Comprehensive Eye Care Patient