Southern Eye Group is home to a team of experienced and trusted eye doctors who specialize in a variety of medical and surgical eye care treatments. Our practice offers an array of services performed by the optometrists and ophthalmologists in our Biloxi, Pensacola, Mobile, Fairhope, and Foley offices. The latest eye doctor to join this team is skilled optometrist Dr. John Dunson. Dr. Dunson is a licensed optometrist who provides full-scope patient care (treatment and management). Some of the services he provides relate to:
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  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • ‘Difficult to fit’ contact lenses
  • Ocular disease
  • Cataracts
  • Oculoplastics
  • Refractive surgery (Lasik) patients
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry eye syndrome (DES)
  • Computer vision syndrome (CVS)
  • Macular degeneration (ARMD)

Professional Background

Dr. Dunson has been practicing optometry since 1979

Dr. Dunson was born and raised in Tallassee, AL. He graduated from the University of Auburn with a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Optometry. From there, he attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN where he received his Doctorate of Optometry in 1979. Dr. Dunson is certified in Injectables and Minor Surgical Procedures.


Dunson lives in Daphne, AL with his wife Deanne (a local attorney) and their two girls, Katherine (10) and Joanna (8). He currently spends most of his spare time at gymnastics meets, soccer games, and Bayshore Christian School events. He is an active member of Jubilee Baptist Church and enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with his family. Dr. Dunson’s hobby of choice is currently fly fishing.

Schedule an Appointment!

Dr. Dunson is a skilled member of the eye care community, and we are grateful to have him be a part of our Southern Eye Group family. He will be working out of our Mobile, Foley, and Fairhope, AL offices. Dr. Dunson and all our eye doctors are committed to giving you the care you deserve. To make an appointment with him (or one of our other eye doctors), please contact our offices directly or schedule an eye doctor appointment through our online form today!