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Jade Coats, OD

Dr. Jade Coats is an honors graduate of the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She then attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN where she graduated magna cum laude and received several clinical awards and scholarships.

Dr. Coats works in a large OD/MD practice and dedicates the majority of her clinical practice to ocular disease, comprehensive eye care, perioperative care, and contact lenses, with a special interest in the ocular surface and dry eye disease.  She has published articles in Review of Optometry, Optometry Times, Modern Optometry, Optometric Management, and Review of Optometric Business. In addition, Dr. Coats has served as a speaker and/or advisory board member for Novartis pharmaceuticals (formerly Shire), Allergan, Bausch & Lomb, Kala Pharmaceuticals, Orasis, and Zeiss. She is an active member of the Intrepid Eye Society, American Optometric Association, and the Arkansas Optometric Association.

In Dr. Coats’ spare time, she serves on the Board of Directors for Hope Cancer Resources and has established a non-profit organization known as “Caton’s Cubs” that works in coordination with Arkansas Hospice. You might catch Dr. Coats calling the hogs at a Razorback football game, traveling the world, or volunteering within the local community.