Premier Eye Doctors Serving Powell and Sevierville

Our Expertise

With over 50 years of combined experience, Dr. Dawson, Dr. Gallaher, and our staff are passionate about providing patients in East Tennessee with friendly, compassionate, and high quality eye care.

Patient Resources

We offer a variety of patient resources to provide you with the highest level of care. Please complete the patient registration and medical history forms prior to your appointment and bring them with you.


Thank you for choosing East Tennessee Eye Surgeons to care for all your vision needs. If you have any questions for us prior to your visit, please do not hesitate to call. We look forward to meeting you!


Offering the highest quality eye care in our two conveniently located offices
East TN Eye Surgeons Powell

East TN Eye Surgeons Powell

Southeast Eye Center
7800 Conner Road
Powell, TN 37849

Tel: 865.546.1464
Fax: 865.546.0470

East TN Eye Surgeons Sevierville

East TN Eye Surgeons Sevierville

Robert F. Thomas Professional Building
744 Middle Creek Road, Suite 200
Sevierville, TN 37862

Tel: 865.908.7008
Fax: 865.546.0470

Our Featured Services

From routine eye exams to advanced surgical procedures, our team of experienced eye surgeons is dedicated to providing you with personalized care that meets your unique needs.


Cataracts are a common condition that cause your vision to become blurry, sensitive, or less colorful.

Cataract Surgery

We offer a variety of surgical procedures to address serious eye conditions, including cataracts.


We specialize in providing diabetic eye care, including regular screenings and treatment options.

Optical Shop

Our optical shop offers a wide range of eyeglasses and frames, with expert guidance from our team.

Dry Eyes

Our team offers a range of treatments to help manage dry eyes and restore comfort, including eye drops and lifestyle changes.


We specialize in detecting and treating glaucoma, a disease of the optic nerve that is a leading cause of blindness. Vision loss from glaucoma can often be prevented with early treatment in the form of eye drops or surgery.

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration refers to a disease of the macula that reduces vision in the central part of the retina. Our advanced treatments can help stop the progression of macular degeneration and preserve your vision.

Optical Dispensary

Our optical dispensary offers a wide range of eyeglasses and frames, with expert guidance from our experienced team.

Routine Eye Exams

Routine eye exams are essential for maintaining optimal eye health and preventing vision loss. These exams can detect early signs of eye conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration and identify refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

Treatment of Eye Infections and Injuries

We provide prompt and effective treatment for a range of eye infections and injuries, with a focus on restoring your vision and alleviating discomfort.


Request an Appointment

We are delighted to welcome you to our practice and appreciate the opportunity to provide you with the highest quality eye care in an exceptional setting.

Schedule your appointment with us today and take the first step towards optimal eye health!
East Tennessee Eye Surgeons