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Welcome to Curtis Optometry Group
Your Optometrist in Columbus, MS

Call us at 662-328-5225 today.

Welcome to Curtis Optometry Group in Columbus. The Curtis Optometry team strives to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Columbus office.

Curtis Optometry Group is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Columbus area come to Curtis Optometry because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our team is dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Curtis Optometry, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Curtis Optometry, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes us the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Columbus area. We combine the latest in clinical technology with experience and old fashioned customer service. Our Columbus optometrists offer the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, pre- and post-operative care and management of most ocular disease. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Columbus office at 662-328-5225.

At Curtis Optometry Group, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at 662-328-5225 or schedule an appointment today online.

Columbus Optometrist | Curtis Optometry Group | 662-328-5225
1823 5th St North
Columbus, MS 39705

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • David H Curtis

    Dr. Curtis received his Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University in 1974 and then continued with his education at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis where he received a Doctorate of Optometry in 1978. Prior to entering private practice in 1982, he served four years in the US Air Force as an Optometrist. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Mississippi Optometric Association, serving on various committees and as president in the MOA. He was voted Optometrist of the Year in the state of Mississippi for the year 2005. In addition to his professional service, he has been involved in the area community activities also. He served as a Board member for the East Lowndes Water Association, a Board member of the Golden Triangle Regional Hospital and a Board member of the Pickens County Hospital. He was a member of the North Columbus Lions Club and continues to provide services and materials for the local Lions Club Sight Program. He and his wife, Lynne have two adult children (Jenny Bennett of Birmingham and Ben Curtis of Tupelo) and six grandchildren (Conner Bennett, Mary Bishop Curtis, Corrie Bennett, Logan Bennett, Livingston Curtis, and Hewitt Hill Curtis).

  • Susanne S Cunningham

    Dr. Cunningham received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama in 1998 and then continued with her education at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN where she received a Doctorate of Optometry in 2002. Prior to beginning practice in Columbus, she practiced for several years in Jackson, MS area. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Mississippi Optometric Association, serving as current chair of the Children’s Vision and InfantSEE committee, and has served as President of the MOA in 2009-2010 and was awarded “Young Optometrist of the Year” in Mississippi in 2006 as well as “Young Optometrist of the South” in 2007. She was also named to the Mississippi Business Journal “Top 40 Under 40” in 2010. In addition to her professional service, she has been involved in numerous community activities, having served on the Columbus-Lowndes LINK Board of Directors and a graduate of the Leadership Lowndes County Program. She is a life member of the Columbus Junior Auxiliary, having served as Treasurer for several years. She and her husband, Jeff have two children (Colin and Kate). Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and attending sporting events.

  • John P Nail

    Dr. Nail received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 2008 where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In May of 2012 Dr. Nail received his Doctorate of Optometry, graduating Summa Cum Laude from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. In his final year at SCO, he was honored with the Outstanding Fourth Year Clinician Award. Dr. Nail is involved with the Mississippi Optometric association where he serves on the Education Committee as co-chair and has served on the Young OD Committee, as well as the board of the Mississippi Vision Foundation, whose goal is providing vision care to underserved populations. Dr. Nail completed the Leadership Lowndes County program sponsored by the LINK in 2014. Prior to joining the practice, he volunteered in the optometry clinic at Church Health Center in Memphis. Dr. Nail serves as a deacon at Main Street Presbyterian Church where he and his wife are members. Dr. Nail and his wife Hannah have made their home in downtown Columbus.

  • Hannah J Nail

    Dr. Nail is a 2013 graduate of Southern College of Optometry where she was named an Outstanding Clinician in her final year. Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Nail completed a residency training program at the VA Hospital in Memphis, TN, making her one of only a handful of residency trained optometrists in the state of Mississippi. Dr. Nail was active in SVOSH and has gone on mission trips to Central America to provide eye care to underserved areas. She is currently involved with the Mississippi Optometric Association as co-chair of the Education Committee. Dr. Nail is a member of Rotary International in the Columbus chapter and has been selected as a provisional member to the Junior Auxiliary of Columbus. She is also the treasurer and a founding member of her chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO). Dr. Nail was a graduate of the 2016-2017 class of Golden Triangle Leadership. Dr. Nail is a native of Waukesha, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Nail and her husband John have made their home in historic downtown Columbus, and they are members of Main Street Presbyterian Church.


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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I always love going to Curtis Optometry because they quickly get me in and out even on a short notice. Everyone is very friendly and helpful!!"
  • "The entire team is friendly, courteous and thorough. They listened to my questions and explained each procedure along the way. I received top-level care! Thanks!"
  • "I was well pleased with the treatment of my self by the staff and Doctor. I believed I would be treated like a "VA" patient but I was treated with all the respect of any patient walking in the door. Thank you."

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