Our Optometrists

WEBP70 Michael Connell OD

Michael Connell, OD

Optometrist Michael Connell graduated from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2009 and received his Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in 2014. Dr. Connell completed his externship rotations at a Swagel Wootton Hiatt Eye Center in Mesa, Arizona and a private practice in Virginia Beach, VA with Dr. James Cornetta.

Dr. Connell relocated to Georgia in 2017 to return to familiar roots. Prior to acquiring Spectakular Boutique, Dr. Connell practiced in Knoxville, TN and Beaverton, OR.

Dr. Connell practices adult and pediatric primary eye care, comprehensive eye exams for glasses and contact lenses; surgical pre- and post-operative care for cataract and refractive surgery; and ocular disease management including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, injuries and infections. He has a strong emphasis on the management of ocular surface disease and dry eye.

Dr. Connell is a member of the American Optometric Association, and the Georgia Optometric Association.

WEBP70 Jeung Kim OD

Jeung Kim, OD

Optometrist Jeung H Kim received her Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemical Nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley. While working as a post-doctoral scientist, her artistic nature combined with passion for science naturally lead to pursuing the Doctor of Optometry degree from the same university. She loves impacting people’s lives on a daily basis.

After completing a residency at the Southern College of Optometry (Memphis, TN) with emphasis in primary care, Dr. Kim continued her optometric career in a faculty position at the Southern College of Optometry teaching ocular biochemistry, and at Pacific University (Forest Grove, OR) teaching neurology, ocular anatomy and physiology, and advanced optometric procedures. She relocated to Georgia in 2017 to pursue a path in direct patient care.

Dr. Kim practices adult and pediatric primary eye care, comprehensive eye exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses; surgical pre- and post-operative care for cataract and refractive surgery; and ocular disease management including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, injuries, and infections. Dr. Kim emphasizes the management of ocular surface disease and dry eye through the use of therapeutics and advanced treatment procedures using punctal plugs and Lipiflow thermal pulsation technology.

She loves abstract painting, classical music, meditation, wine and gourmet food, and spending time with her family.