Meet Our Doctors


  • Dr. Deborah Wright

    Dr. Deborah Wright ODDr. Wright is a 1991 graduate of Otterbein College and earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1996. In addition to receiving training in contact lenses, pediatrics, and low vision, Dr. Wright's education included an externship program at Commonwealth Eye Services in Lexington, KY in 1995. There she gained valuable experience with pre- and post-operative care of cataract patients and glaucoma management.

    After enjoying 14 years in a successful practice in Westerville, Dr. Wright decided to start her own Optometry practice closer to home in the Sunbury/Galena area. She attends many educational seminars throughout the year to stay current with the latest clinical procedures, information, and technology.

    Now married for over 20 years, Dr. Wright and her husband, Tim, live in Galena, OH, with their two boys, whom attended Big Walnut schools, and with their two dogs. Dr. Wright's favorite hobbies are reading, photography, and running agility courses with her dog.

    Professional Organizations:

  • American Optometric Association
  • Ohio Optometric Association
  • Central Ohio Optometric Association
  • Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce

 

Dr. Hope Patterson Gardner

Dr. Gardner earned a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors from Pennsylvania State University. An Air Force brat, Dr. Gardner found her permanent home in the Columbus area while attending The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry cum laude and a Masters in Physiological Optics in 1999. She then completed a residency in Ocular Disease at the Eye Center of Toledo.

Since graduation, Dr. Gardner has worked in several areas of optometry. She worked in the Optometry clinic of the Columbus VA. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University and worked on a study of progressive bifocal lens design. She has also worked at Sears Optical in Mount Vernon and the Polaris mall. Most recently, Dr. Gardner practiced at Optic Nerve Polaris.

Dr. Gardner and her husband, Jeff, have called Sunbury home since 2000. They are the proud parents of Emma, Jacob, and Sarah. Dr. Gardner enjoys spending time with her family and attending the band concerts and sporting events of her children.