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

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



Primary Care Optometry

Ocular Surgery Co-management


Kennestone East Cobb

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 patient’s needs, and ensure they 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, 1993-1995, Marietta, GA
Thomas Eye Group, 1991-1993, 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.

Dr. Thurschwell's Main Office

Marietta Eye Clinic East Cobb Office

3939 Roswell Road, Suite 100

Marietta, GA 30062

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Extended hours may be available.

News & Events


Upcoming Event: May 4, 2019 – Community Recycling

Go GREEN with MEC! Saturday, May 4th Marietta Eye Clinic will be holding a fun community recycling event from 12:00 – 3:00pm Kennestone location – 895 Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30060 This is a fundraiser event for MEC’s purple cross, a program that benefits employees in need.  Come join us for recycling and community fun!…


Marietta Eye Clinic Supports the Foundation Fighting Blindness

Vision Walk Event Sponsorship Brings Needed Funds for Disease Research MARIETTA, GA April 9, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the practice’s support for the 2019 Atlanta Vision Walk fundraising event in Atlanta, Georgia. The event raised funds for the Foundation Fighting…


Marietta Eye Clinic Awarded “Best of Cobb”

Cobb Life Magazine’s Annual Competition Awards MEC as Best Eye Care Group   MARIETTA, GA April 2, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the latest achievement earned by one of Cobb County’s most established ophthalmology and optometry group practices. Cobb Life Magazine…

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