• Insurances Accepted at 20/20 Eyecare

    Tricare Network Provider Vision Service Plan (VSP)
    EyeMed Medicare and Medicaid
    Blue Cross/Blue Shield United Healthcare
    Optum Health Aetna
    Cigna And More...
  • Eyecare Services Provided

    Physical Eye Health Exam Refraction
    Dry Eye Treatment Diabetic Eye Exam
    Pre/Post Op Laser Surgery Cataract Evaluation
    Glaucoma Exam Eye Infections
    Ocular Allergies

Meet The Staff

Dr. Smitesh J. Patel, OD

Dr. Patel received his Doctor of Optometry Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 2000. He began his career in Columbus in August of 2000. After a few years, he decided to open up 20/20 EYECARE, a private office to include a very experienced staff who supported his views and mission of providing legendary patient care. In 2008, Dr. Patel opened up a second office on Ft. Benning to take special care of our military families. He got married in 2003 and they have two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time teaching his sons how to play baseball, golf, and basketball.

Dr. Matthew A. Barrett, OD

Dr. Barrett was born and raised in Kennesaw, Georgia. He attended Kennesaw State University for his Bachelor of Science before being accepted to the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he earned his Doctor of Optometry Degree in June of 2015. Dr. Barrett is well-versed in the areas of primary eye care, contact lenses, ocular disease, and pediatrics. Dr. Barrett, along with his wife, and son moved to Columbus in July 2015 and have enjoyed making Columbus their new home. Dr. Barrett enjoys going to the gym, hiking, and spending time with his family.