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Dr. Heather Purman


Thank you for trusting us at Chattanooga Eye Care for your eye care needs.

We appreciate our patients and enjoy helping them by offering a full spectrum of eye care and vision health services, including primary care, comprehensive eye exams, optical/contact lens evaluations, contact lens fittings, LASIK consultations, and more!

We are delighted to announce a new addition to the team – introducing Dr. Heather Purman, O.D. She will begin seeing patients at Chattanooga Eye Care in our Collegedale location September 1, 2020.

Dr. Purman is from Frankenmuth, Michigan. She completed an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from Central Michigan University and then went on to complete another undergraduate degree in Vision Science from Nova Southeastern University.

She subsequently completed her Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University. Where she graduated with honors and was part of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and Gold Key International Honor Society. Dr. Purman also co-authored an article titled, “The Undercover Cataract” for the Review of Optometry in the November 2019 addition during her residency at OMNI eye services in Atlanta where she specialized in ocular disease.

As an associate of Chattanooga Eye Care Collegedale, Dr. Purman will provide excellent service to all her patients. Dr. Purman treats conditions including dry eye, glaucoma, and infections. She has participated in pre-op and post-op Lasik/PRK care. She also performs diabetic eye exams. She enjoys treating patients of all ages.

In her spare time, Dr. Purman loves knitting, reading, hiking, and spending time with her three month old nephew.

Please join me and the team here at Chattanooga Eye Care Collegedale in welcoming our new addition, Dr. Heather Purman, O.D. She looks forward to meeting you and your family, and helping you maintain optimum eye health and best vision. If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call or text 423-468-3305 or visit our website at