Eye Exam

Our Physicians

Dr. Christopher Knight (Emeritus)

Dr. Christopher Knight is the founding member of Eye Physicians of Elizabethtown. His training includes a medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1970, followed by an internship at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Letterman Army Medical Center in 1978. In 1978, he came to Fort Campbell, Kentucky where he was the Chief of the Ophthalmology service for one year. He then spent one year on staff at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington before returning to Elizabethtown to start Eye Physicians of Elizabethtown.

Donald A. (Tony) Smith, M.D.

Eye Doctor

Dr. Smith attended both the University of Kentucky College of agriculture and the University of Louisville College of Arts and Sciences for his undergraduate education, receiving his B.A. in Biology from the latter. His medical degree, Internship, and ophthalmology residency were also at the University of Louisville. He became board certified in Ophthalmology in 1994, and he serves as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville. Dr. Smith has lived and practiced in Elizabethtown since 1992.

Benjamin Proctor, M.D.

Eye Doctor

Dr. Proctor received his B.A. Degree in Mathematics from Transylvania University and received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky. He completed a Preliminary Surgery internship at the University of Kentucky, followed by residency in Ophthalmology also at the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Proctor is Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Proctor's specialties include small incision, sutureless cataract surgery, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Pediatrics.

Dr. Sarah Rae Byrd, O.D.

Eye Doctor

Dr. Sarah Rae Byrd is a graduate of Transylvania University where she received her B.A. degree in Chemistry and Biology. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree through Indiana University, where she graduated with highest honors and completed externships at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox and Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also completed an optometry residency in ocular disease and low vision at the VA Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

Dr. Byrd is a member of the Kentucky Optometric Association.