Neil H. Simmons, O.D.

Optometrist located in Leake County, Carthage, MS

If you need glasses, but you’re worried about how they will make you look, worry no more. Dr. Neil H. Simmons offers a variety of frames and lenses at his practice to suit every fashion, every activity, and every face while performing the primary duty: helping you see more clearly. If you’re in the Leake County, Mississippi, area, call to make an appointment or schedule a visit using the easy online booking tool.

Glasses Q & A

I need glasses — now what?

Needing glasses used to evoke images of clunky frames with thick glass lenses that took over your face. Thankfully, the fashion industry stepped in and revolutionized eyeglasses, making them an accessorizing asset rather than a liability. From professional to hipster, eyeglass frames come in seemingly every style imaginable and not only enhance your look, they can transform it.

Completing the picture, better technology from the lens industry has added thinner lenses inside those stylish frames, so you get corrected vision without a distorted facial look.

At Neil H. Simmons, O.D., you can find a style and lens to meet every need, from desk work to sports.


What frames are you looking for?

Dr. Simmons offers a variety of frames to suit every personal style and activity, ranging from luxury brands to standard, everyday frames. Here are some of the brands Dr. Simmons offers:

  • Kate Spade
  • Nicole Miller
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Seventeen
  • Gant
  • Maui Jim


Dr. Simmons and his staff offer expert guidance when it comes time for you to choose the right frame. They take into account:

  • Style
  • Comfort
  • Durability
  • Function


The frames at Neil H. Simmons, O.D., are made from the best materials available to provide you with long-term vision correction that feels, and looks, good.


What lenses would you like?

Great strides have been made in the world of corrective lenses, addressing a host of concerns, including:


Polarized lenses for prescription glasses reduce the amount of glare your eyes face, allowing you to see sharp detail without squinting on even the brightest days. Polarized lenses also help reduce squinting, with reduces eye fatigue, tension, and eye strain. 


Anti-reflective lenses reduce the glare and reflections that glasses can produce, keeping your vision clear. This is especially useful after dark. AR lens treatments reduce reflections from 14% down to nearly 1%, allowing more comfort on a daily basis.

UV Protection and Sunwear

Sunglass lenses protect your eyes from harmful UV rays, which are present even on cloudy days. This protection provides cover for your retina and prevents vision problems such as cataracts from developing.


Frames and lenses are a personal choice. Dr. Simmons and his staff have the expertise and experience to help guide you through these choices. To check out the exciting eyeglass styles at Neil H. Simmons, O.D., call or book an appointment online.