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Meet the Doctors

  • Dr. James A. Williams, Jr. O.D.
    Optometrist
    Dr. Williams was raised in Fries, Virginia and served a four year term in the U.S. Air Force. He graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Biology from Auburn University. He also graduated Cum Laude as a Doctor of Optometry from the University of Alabama and received Best Primary Care Skills award. Dr. Williams enjoys golf and spending time with his wife and children.

  • Dr. Katherine Henning, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Henning grew up in Northeast Pennsylvania. She attended Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan for her undergraduate work and obtained an Associates' Degree in Optometric Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Biology - graduating with highest honors with both degrees. She then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia and graduated Beta Sigma Kappa. She went on to complete a residency in Contact Lens and Corneal Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and continued at UAB as an Assistant Professor and Manager of the Contact Lens and Corneal Disease Department. Dr. Henning practiced in Sparta, NC for several years and then joined Blue Ridge Eye Care Associates. Dr. Henning enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, time outdoors and spending time with family and friends. 


  • Dr. Amber Gunter, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Gunter was raised in Fort Chiswell, Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Virginia's College at Wise. Dr. Gunter received a Bachelor of Science Degree and Doctor of Optometry Degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. While at PCO, Dr. Gunter participated in numerous externships, including one on the Crow Indian Reservation in Crow Agency, Montana, and one at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix, Arizona. She enjoys sports, traveling, crafts, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Dr. J. Nathan Williams, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. J. Nathan Williams grew up in Galax, Virginia. He attended Wytheville Community College obtaining an associates degree in Science and then went on to finish his undergraduate work at Radford University receiving Bachelor's Degree with a pre medical concentration and honors. He then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia earning his Doctorate of Optometry. During his time at PCO he rotated through several sites such as the Wills Eye Hospital and the Jefferson Concussion Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Nathan enjoys playing guitar, a variety of outdoor sports/activities and spending time with family.

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Our Regular Schedule

Blue Ridge Eye Care

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment Only

Sunday:

Closed

Family Vision Care

Monday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 AM-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • "Blue Ridge Eye Care Associates, PLLC is the best at what they do and make you feel right at home."
    John D.