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Our Eye Care Team

Our doctors welcome new and existing patients at our office from Albertville and surrounding communities.

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our optometrists have years of experience in all aspects of eye care, from pediatric eye exams to low vision. Our optometrists are proud to offer after hours and weekend calls for urgent care/eye emergencies in Albertville.

Meet Our Optometrists

Dr. Kate B. McCurdy O.D.

Dr. Kate B. McCurdy O.D.

Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Dr. Kate McCurdy moved to Birmingham in 1995 and graduated from Hoover High School. She completed her B.S. degree in microbiology at Auburn University.  She earned her doctor of optometry degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed an externship at Tuscaloosa VA hospital.

She and her husband Dr. Rich McCurdy joined Clinic for Vision in 2005.  She is a member of American Optometric Association, Alabama Optometric Association, National Optometric Association, and Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity. She has participated in several medical mission trips, including Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica.  She and her husband both see patients at the Albertville and Barfield Nursing Homes.  Dr. Kate also has a clinical interest in the pediatric population.  She is a member of First United Methodist Church of Guntersville.
 
An avid distance runner, Dr. McCurdy has a number of first-place wins to her credit. In her spare time, she enjoys music, golf, and spending time with her husband Rich and sons Luke, Ben and Joseph.
 
Dr. Rich McCurdy O.D.

Dr. Rich McCurdy O.D.

Originally from North Carolina, Dr. Rich McCurdy completed his B.S. degree in engineering from North Carolina State University in 1991.  He earned his doctor of optometry degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed an externship at Duke University Eye Center.  He was awarded the Vision America Co-Management in Ocular Disease Award in his fourth year of optometry school. He also received residency training in ocular disease and low vision at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Birmingham.

He and his wife Dr. Kate McCurdy joined Clinic for Vision in 2005. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Alabama Optometric Association, and Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity. He has participated in several medical mission trips, including Honduras and Dominican Republic.  He and his wife both see patients at the Albertville and Barfield Nursing Homes.
 
He is a member of First United Methodist Church in Guntersville. Dr. McCurdy is a member of Kairos prison ministry, and enjoys golf, tennis, music, reading and spending time with his wife and sons Luke, Ben and Joseph.