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Our Approach

Regular eye exams are the best way to protect your vision and keep your eyes healthy. Our doctors take pride in caring for the eyes of their patients and protecting the gift of healthy vision.

If your vision is stable, you should have an eye exam every one or two years. During this exam, your eyes will be dilated, your vision quality will be checked, and you will be screened for eye disorders such as:

If your vision seems to change between routine exams, you should schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Early detection and treatment of certain eye diseases and disorders can prevent loss of vision.

Signs and symptoms that you may need an eye exam

  • Problems reading
  • Problems driving at night
  • Dark spots
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Double vision
  • Foggy vision
  • Distorted straight lines
  • Halos
  • Eye pain or pressure
  • Feeling like you have something in your eyes
  • Tearing or watery eyes
  • Redness
  • Squinting
  • Flashes of light
  • Poor peripheral vision

Optical Shops

Our optical shops offer great lines of traditional, contemporary, and designer frames to bring style to your vision. We also offer a wide variety of contact lens options.

Once you have completed your exam and received your prescription, visit our optical shops to select your new eyeglass frames or order your new contact lenses.

Our optical shops are located at HealthPark Plaza in Tyler and DeHaven Eye Center in Mineola.


Monday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Our Locations

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic - DeHaven Eye Center Tyler
1424 East Front Street
Tyler, Texas 75702

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic - Jacksonville
2026 South Jackson Street
Jacksonville, Texas 75766

Our Team

John Deaton

John Deaton, OD


Eric Jones

Eric Jones, OD


John Ketcher

John Ketcher, OD


Dr. Damon Smith

C. Damon Smith, OD