Leonard Thurschwell, OD is an optometrist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Leonard Thurschwell, O.D., F.A.A.O.




The ophthalmologists and optometrists of the Marietta Eye Clinic each chose to join this practice because of a common philosophy, providing the highest quality patient care possible. Marietta Eye doctors are the experts in their fields, the top graduates in their educational and training programs, and deeply compassionate health care providers. The physicians and optometrists here research and provide the latest technology for their patients, listen intently to their patients’ needs, and ensure their patients have the highest quality support and surgical staff available. We invite you to explore the credentials and personality of our doctors on this page. Thank you for considering the Marietta Eye Clinic.


Primary Care Optometry


Residency, Family Practice, University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Optometry (1980 – 1981)
Doctor of Optometry Degree (OD), Pennsylvania College of Optometry (1980)
Bachelor of Science, Integrated Biological Sciences (1978)
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Brooklyn College (1975)

Professional Associations

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
Georgia Optometric Association
American Optometric Association

Research & Publications

How to Perform Gonioscopy – Southern Journal of Optometry
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy – Southern Journal of Optometry
Terrien’s Marginal Degeneration – Journal of the American Optometric Association
Cataract Surgery and Post Operative Care Axenfeld’s Anomaly – Journal of the American Optometric Association

Employment Experience

Marietta Eye Clinic, 1995 to present, Marietta, GA
Private Optometric Practice, 1993-95, Marietta, GA
Thomas Eye Group, 1991-93, Atlanta, GA
Norwood Clinic, Department of Ophthalmology, 1984 – 1991, Birmingham, AL
University of Alabama School of Optometry, 1980 – 1991, Birmingham, AL

Personal Interests

Photography, numismatist, spending time with family