About Us

Our mission:  full-scope approach to ocular and physical well-being.

Our guiding philosophy has served our patients well for 28 years and counting!

About Drs. Holcomb and Associates

Your "Family Doctors" for vision and eye health services.

 

Our team of eye doctors and support staff care about the visual and overall health aspects of our growing family of patients in the local community of West Cobb.  We all consider it a privilege to build and maintain partnerships with our neighbors in preserving God's wonderful gift of sight.

Your total health - today and tomorrow - is our ongoing concern.

Call us if you'd like to be a part of our vision community!  770-590-8951

Our family-owned, Cobb county optometry clinic features:

  • Long-term relationships with special people, our patients

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment

  • Pleasant, professional support staff who enjoy serving people, the doctors and one another

  • A committed team of highly-skilled associate optometrists

  • Complimentary service for insurance verification and submission

  • Convenient location in The Avenues West Cobb with ample parking and ease of access.

Providing you with the best doctors for quality care.

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Scott Holcomb, O.D.

Dr.  Scott Holcomb, a native Virginian, earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry.   He completed training in ocular disease and co-management at Omni Eye Services in Atlanta, GA. 

In 1996, Dr. Holcomb opened Drs. Holcomb & Associates adjacent to LensCrafters in Marietta, with a second location opening in 2003.   The Holcombs eventually focused their practice in the growing West Cobb area to raise their four children and build enduring relationships within the neighboring community.​

Patients describe Dr. Holcomb as:  "informative",  "thorough",  "friendly",  "makes you feel comfortable",  "professional",  "takes the time to explain every test and answer every question", "gentleman",  "patient",  and "knowledgeable",

PRACTICE EMPHASIS

Primary Care Optometry

Contact Lens

Macular Degeneration

EDUCATION

B.A. Business, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Masters in Business Administration, Virginia Tech

Doctor of Optometry, Southern College of Optometry

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS and MEMBERSHIPS

Grace Community Church

Georgia Optometric Association

American Optometric Association

Fellowship of Christian Optometrists

Academy of Model Aeronautics

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, International

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Shefali Patel, O.D.

Dr. Shefali Patel was born in Michigan and grew up in Huntsville, Alabama.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia.  Dr. Patel graduated from the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry with Honors in 2002.  She has been with Drs. Holcomb and Associates since 2004.  Dr. Patel is married with two children and enjoys reading and traveling in her spare time.

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“I am committed to providing the best quality of care to my patients and strive to make every clinical encounter comfortable and personalized.  It really makes my day when patients tell me they look forward to their annual visits.” ~ Jennifer Travis, O.D.

Jennifer Travis, O.D.

Dr. Jennifer Travis earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Widener University. She then went on to earn an additional Bachelor of Science in Visual Science and Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She completed externships in several different modes of practice, gaining valuable experience in disease detection, cataract evaluations, pre- and post-LASIK visits, and assessing eye health in relation to overall systemic health. Her time spent at the VA in Manchester, NH, ranks as some of her most rewarding personally and provided a vast wealth of clinical experience.

Today, Dr. Travis performs comprehensive eye examinations with a special emphasis on eye health. Dr. Travis diagnoses hypertensive and diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and other ocular pathology. She fits a wide variety of contact lenses, and especially enjoys assisting young patients with their first freedom from wearing glasses. Dr. Travis has been with Drs. Holcmb and Associates since 2005, shortly after relocating to Georgia.

Dr. Travis was born and raised in Portland, Maine, and enjoys visits home to see family and friends. In her spare time, she likes to spend quality time with her husband and daughter and 2 silly pug dogs. She also enjoys walking, music, reading, and attempts at gardening.

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Dennis Bergin, O.D.

Dr. Dennis Bergin is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Optometry and has practiced in Cobb county for over 30 years.  He has participated in multiple national clinical contact lens studies during his optometric career.   

Dr. Bergin is an avid outdoor enthusiast and especially enjoys hiking, boating and traveling.

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E. Edward "Sandy" Carman, O.D.

Dr. Sandy Carman has spent his entire professional career practicing in his native hometown of Marietta, Ga.   He graduated from Southern College of Optometry with his Doctor of Optometry degree.  

In 1984, Dr. Carman opened Classic Vision Care and served the Marietta community for over 25 years.  He loved his patients and treated his patient’s visual needs, from routine eye exams, contact lenses, following cataracts, and general eye care concerns. 

PRACTICE EMPHASIS

Primary Care Optometry

Contact Lens

EDUCATION

Masters in Health Care Administration, Western Governors University

Doctor of Optometry,

Southern College of Optometry

Dr. Carman sold his practice in 2017 and subsequently joined Dr. Holcomb and Associates, adjacent to LensCrafters in Marietta.  This was a natural fit so that he could continue serving his existing patients while taking care of a new community of patients.  

Dr. Carman is a true Southerner born in metro Atlanta and enjoys all the benefits the city has to offer.  You can expect to find him when not seeing patients hiking Kennesaw Mountain.