Shenita Freeney, 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 & Ocular Surgery Co-management

Honors & Awards

2014 Dean’s List 2014 Dean’s AAO travel grant recipient

2014 Dean’s NOSA travel grant recipient

2014 AOSA travel grant recipient

2013 AAO travel grant recipient

2013 AOSA travel grant recipient

2012 AAO travel grant recipient 2012 AAO student fellowship


OD University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry May 2015

BS University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Biology May 2010 Graduated Cum Laude

Professional Associations

Georgia State Board of Optometry: October 2020

Arizona State Board of Optometry: October 2015

National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO): Part I-March 2014, Part II-December 2014, Part III-December 2014

CPR certified: September 2015

Laser certified: January 2014

Research & Publications

Sub-Investigator A Prospective, Randomized Phase III Study Comparing Two Models of XXXXX to Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution, SDP, 0.5%

Leadership Experience

National Optometric Student Association – Former Vice President

American Academy of Optometry UAB student chapter (AAO) – 4th year representative

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) UABSO student liaison

American Optometric Student Association (AOSA)

Fellowship of Christian Optometrists (FCO)

Private Practice Club Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH)

Community Service

Gift of Sight – Eye examinations for the underprivileged community through local non-profit organizations

Black Belt Eye Examinations – Trips to Black Belt areas of Alabama to provide vision care

NOSA – Vision screenings, examinations for local orphanages, and minority education seminars

Children’s Vision First – Vision screenings for infants through school-aged children

Employment Experience

Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Arizona/Arizona Advanced Eye Research Institute: October 2016 to December 2020



Family Eyecare of Glendale: October 2016 to December 2020


Nationwide Vision: November 2015-December 2016


Hu Hu Kam Memorial Indian Hospital Eye Clinic: July 2015-June 2016

Residency Ocular Disease & Primary Care

Externship – Tuscaloosa VA hospital: January-May 2015

Rotation through the Tuscaloosa VA providing examinations with concentration on ocular disease and primary care

Internship – University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (UABSO): May 2014-December 2014

Primary Care – Examinations through UABSO primary care clinic during third year and fourth year

Ocular Disease – Examinations through UABSO ocular disease and low vision clinic during fourth year

Cornea and Contact Lens – Examinations and specialty contact lens fittings through UABSO during fourth year

Pediatrics – Examinations through UABSO pediatrics clinic during fourth year


Specialty Rotations: October 2013-December 2014

Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind (AIDB)- Eye examinations and screenings to visually and/or hearing-impaired patients

Nursing Homes – Examinations with local nursing home facilities throughout fourth year

Sparks Clinic – Examinations through UAB Sparks clinic for children undergoing testing for developmental delays

Vision Therapy – In office training and therapy focused on oculomotor, accommodative, and strabismic disorders

Developmental Vision – Intelligence, visual-motor integration, visual perception, dyslexia, and oculomotor testing to determine if visual development is adequate for age

Community Eye Care – Examinations and screenings to the underserved community in the Birmingham area

Optical Services – Rotation through UABSO optical services which involved fitting, dispensing, repairing, and ordering glass during third and fourth year

Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, hiking, traveling, playing the piano, and spending time with her dog.