Exceptional Optometrist Medical Eye Care, Corrective Lens Care, Eyewear

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The Choate Eye Associates optometry team
The Choate Eye Associates optometry team

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 patients in Gallatin, Hendersonville, Goodlettsville, and Nashville, TN, but Dr. Walter Choate has rapidly become the optometrist of choice and provider of the latest in eye care for patients throughout Tennessee and Kentucky. Our sterling reputation has allowed us to form excellent relationships with the area's best ophthalmologists, and, when necessary, our optometry practice coordinates with them to provide patients with corrective surgeries such as LASIK and PRK.

Don't compromise on vision care. Trust your eyes to a leading optometrist.

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

Advanced Treatment  from a Respected Optometrist

When choosing an optometrist, you should accept only the highest quality of care available. Dr. Walter Choate has dedicated his life to serving Nashville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, and the surrounding areas as an optometrist and board-certified provider of treatment and management of eye diseases. Dr. Choate serves as an adjunct faculty member of several schools of optometry. He is also an FDA investigator for new lenses, pharmaceuticals, and ophthalmic equipment. As a result, our practice holds the distinction of being the first in the south to offer many new technologies before they are typically available to other optometrists or ophthalmologists.

Meet Our Optometric Physician Dr. Walter Choate

Dr. Walter Choate
From routine exams to treatment and management of ocular health issues, Dr. Choate provides the most sophisticated care.

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Our state-of-the-art office

We invite you to schedule a consultation with Choate Eye Associates in Nashville, TN. Whether you are in need of something simple like a routine eye exam or new eyeglasses, or you are experiencing a more serious issue like dry eyes or glaucoma, Dr. Walter Choate and his experienced optometry team can provide the vision care you need. You can schedule an appointment today by booking online or by calling

(615) 851-7575

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Not only were they very welcoming, but treated me as if I were a lifelong customer. There aren't enough stars for the rating I would like to give. Would HIGHLY RECOMMEND this place for your eye care provider. Sherry M. in Nashville
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Lasting Relief from Dry Eye

Dry eyes affect millions of adults in the U.S. Allergies, computer and mobile device use, and the aging process can all lead to symptoms like redness, inflammation, and blurred vision. In many cases, sufferers have lost patience trying to achieve relief without a doctor's help. Dr. Choate and his team in Nashville offer a range of treatments, including artificial tears, punctal plugs, and LipiFlow®, a new solution that uses the precise application of heat and gentle pressure to resolve gland blockages and relieve dry eyes.

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Leading Provider of Contact Lenses

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Our medical optometry practice offers nearly every contact lens available on the market today. Our skilled opticians are committed to finding the right lens for each patient, even patients who have unique situations such as eye diseases or eye conditions. We offer disposable lenses, multifocal lenses, hybrid lenses, high-astigmatism lenses, post-surgical lenses, cosmetic tinted lenses, and extended-wear lenses.

Protect Your Vision with a Comprehensive Eye Exam

During a comprehensive eye exam at our optometry practice, Dr. Choate and his team of opticians analyze the eye to check for cataracts, dry eye syndrome, and other concerns. As you age, the risk of developing significant vision problems increases, so it's important to have these exams performed regularly by an experienced eye doctor. Eye exams with our opticians utilize some of the most advanced technology available in optometry. When necessary, we can provide new eyewear at our premium boutique after your exam.

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Our Optical Boutique

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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 Nashville patients who visit our optical boutique while also 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 eyeglasses. We also offer high-quality fashionable frames to meet virtually any budget.

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Care for Eye Surgery Patients

Deciding to undergo a surgical procedure such as LASIK or PRK for your vision is a major decision, and it usually requires the attention of a highly trained ophthalmologist. At Choate Eye Associates in Nashville, TN, we present our patients with a variety of treatment options for their vision care and provide honest recommendations. If you decide to correct your vision with refractive surgery, we coordinate with some of the top ophthalmologists in the Nashville area to provide care to patients before, during, and after surgery.

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Goodlettsville Office

306 Northcreek Blvd
Ste 101
Goodlettsville, TN 37072

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