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Since 2001, the Pathway Eye team has been 'seeing the best in people' through its relentless dedication to providing compassionate, patient-centered care tailored to everyone's unique eye health needs: offering services for people of all ages and life stages, effective treatment options, and a beautiful selection of frames in its always-welcoming environment.

InFocus Eyecare Rogersville is ready to see you now


  • Eyeglass Exams
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Retina Imaging
  • Diabetic Exams
  • Dry Eye Treatment
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Treatment of Infections & Injuries
  • Kids Exams
  • Myopia Control


We work with most major health and vision plans.

  • EyeMed
  • VSP
  • Spectera
  • Davis
  • Aetna
  • UHC
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
Dr. Jacob Smith, O.D.

Dr. Jacob Smith, O.D.

Dr. Jacob Smith, a graduate of Auburn University and the Southern College of Optometry, chose eyecare driven by his appreciation for vision as a profound blessing. He is passionate about being part of a system that aids people in achieving their best possible vision. Dr. Smith takes joy in meeting the diverse individuals who visit their offices, contributing to their visual well-being.

His clinical care passions include Primary Care, Scleral Lenses, and Neurolenses. Dr. Smith is drawn to areas where tangible, immediate impacts can be made on people's vision and visual needs, resulting in near-immediate improvements in their lives.

In his personal life, Dr. Smith treasures time spent with his wife, Taylor, who is an integral part of his journey. Most of his family resides in North Alabama. He is happily married, with great parents, grandparents, and in-laws all living nearby. These relationships bring him immense happiness and fulfillment.

Dr. Smith and his wife prioritize their faith, engaging in Bible study and prayer as central components of their lives. Their commitment extends to serving the community, seeking opportunities to glorify God in all they do.

Dr. Claire Mowrer, O.D.

Dr. Claire Mowrer, O.D.

Dr. Claire Mowrer, originally from Tullahoma, TN, embarked on her academic journey at Harding University in Arkansas. There, she earned a bachelor's degree in biology and mathematics, and a master's in business administration. Before venturing into optometry, Dr. Mowrer shared her expertise by teaching anatomy and physiology at Harding University, demonstrating her passion for education.

In 2017, she achieved her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, garnering the prestigious Dean’s Award of Excellence in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments. Dr. Mowrer's extensive educational background, coupled with her teaching experience and dedication to excellence, forms the foundation for her comprehensive and compassionate approach to optometry care.

Dr. Mowrer's love for primary care optometry reflects her commitment to spending time with patients, getting to know them personally, and tailoring her services to best address their visual needs while managing ocular and systemic health. Her additional passion lies in fitting specialty contact lenses, recognizing the profound difference they can make for patients struggling with vision in glasses and standard contact lenses.

Committed to providing excellent and compassionate patient care, Dr. Mowrer, along with her husband, son, and two cats, leads an active lifestyle. They are integral members of their church and the local community band. Dr. Mowrer's involvement extends to community service as a dedicated member of the Athens Lions Club. This holistic engagement showcases her commitment not only to professional excellence but also to enriching the lives of her patients and community members alike.

Brittany Finley
November 8th, 2023
I can’t brag on this staff enough!

I can’t brag on this staff enough! The receptionist is always smiling happy and helpful. Sandra is excellent at checkout and ensuring I get the right fit of glasses 👓 I want! This Dr has patience with the kiddos! Thankful for a pleasant experience for their first eye visit and happy they don’t have to have glasses for now !

Marilyn Bruce
September 6th, 2023
The staff is total perfection!

I have infinite faith in Dr Smith.The staff is total perfection! I want to give a shout out to Brandy. She is the receptionist and is the focal point in the entire office. She's warm and treats you like family. She's quick with a smile and gives hugs freely. She's an awesome person and Pathway Eye in Rogersville is lucky to have her and I would be proud to have her as my friend!! All of people at this location totally rocks!

Ross Smith
September 5th, 2021
I am grateful for the professional care I received...

I am grateful for the professional care I received from Pathway Eye Care in Rogersville, AL. The facilities were neat and clean. I was always welcomed by friendly receptionists. The diagnostic personnel were always professional and patient throughout their part of the process. The doctor always nailed my problems. As a result, my vision is far superior to what it has been for a long period of time. I highly recommend this eye care facility as my vision has drastically improved due to the treatment and advice I received.

Common Eye Conditions

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration or AMD is the leading cause of adult blindness in developed countries and affects nearly 1 in 8 adults over the age of 60. AMD is a chronic, progressive disease tha...


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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

A serious complication of diabetes that can lead to blindness. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-third of adults over the age of 40 with diabetes have diabetic ...