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James A. Lamar, O.D.

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Dr. Anthony Lamar attended the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Optometry where he was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa honor society. He completed an additional year of training as a resident at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans where he received advanced instruction in the diagnosis and management of complex ocular disease. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages and specializes in contact lenses, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, dry eye, and many other forms of ocular diseases.

Dr. Lamar is the son of an Air Force family. He has grown up all over the country, but he is originally from Alabama where his family still resides. He graduated from Niceville High school in Florida, and he went on to obtain a Bachelors of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in medicine from Faulkner University before attending UAB. Dr. Lamar always knew he wanted to help people and discovered his passion for eye care when he worked as an ophthalmic technician in college.

Dr. Lamar has been married to Laura Bowie Lamar since 2011 and is overjoyed to be providing optometric care for the Monroe community.