Georgia Optometric Association Names New Board Officers

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Dr. Scott Emely of Suwanee was recently selected by his peers to serve as president of the board of trustees of the Georgia Optometric Association.
Founded in 1904, the Georgia Optometric Association is a statewide professional organization whose more than 700 members serve communities throughout the state and work to provide the public with quality vision and eye care services.
Other doctors of optometry were elected to board positions as well.

Dr. Mehrdad Saadat of Douglasville was selected to serve as president-elect of the board. He is in practice at Tulman Eye Group located at 880 Crestmark Dr #101, Lithia Springs, GA 30122.  He can be reached at (770) 948-0036 or

Dr. Darrell Sorah of Winder was selected to serve as secretary of the board. He is CEO and senior partner at Winder Eye Care Center/d.b.a. Vision Source Winder, located at 279 N Broad St Suite C, Winder, GA 30680. He can be reached at (770) 867-2505 and

Dr. Jeanne Perrine of Atlanta was selected to serve as treasurer of the board. Dr. Perrine owned and operated a private practice for more than 30 years and remains active in the profession. She has a special interest in the diseases of glaucoma and dry eye conditions.  

Dr. Emely is in practice at Caris Eye Centers, 4330 Johns Creek Pkwy Suite 300, Suwanee, GA 30024.  He can be reached at 770-232-7844 or

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