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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Farragut Eye Clinic the leading provider of vision care products and services in Farragut.

Milind L. Desai, O.D.

Dr. Milind Desai has been in practice in the greater Knoxville area since, 1998. He joined the happy family at Farragut Eye Clinic in November of 2002. He and his wife, Dr. Lina Desai, purchased the practice in February 2004. Dr. Milind Desai is a graduate of Bearden High School and received his training at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Southern College of Optometry. Dr. Desai’s scope of practice includes diagnosing and treating ocular disease and infection, fitting specialty contact lenses, LASIK co-management, pediatrics, and sports vision. He is also trained to test patients on the iWellness OCT┬áthat can digitally photograph and analyze the nerve fiber layer of the retina to better diagnose diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.


Lina M. Desai, O.D.

Dr. Lina Desai, originally from San Jose CA, moved to the Knoxville area in 2001. She joined Farragut Eye Clinic in March 2003, and purchased the practice in February 2004 with her husband, Dr. Milind Desai. She has practiced optometry since 1999. Dr. Lina Desai received her training at UC Berkeley and New England College of Optometry. Dr Desai’s scope of practice includes diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease and infection, fitting specialty contact lenses, LASIK co-management, pediatrics, and vision therapy. She is also trained to test patients on the iWellness OCT┬áthat can digitally photograph and analyze the nerve fiber layer of the retina to better diagnose diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Drs. Milind and Lina Desai have 2 children, and enjoy serving the eye care needs of your entire family.


Charli Reagan

Charli Reagan is our office manager. She has experience fitting all types of glasses, including no line bifocals and trifocals, no glare lenses, sunglasses, and lenses that change from light to dark. She can find the best glasses frame shape to fit your face.


Madeline Schappel

Madeline Schappel can answer your questions regarding vision and medical insurance. She also assists in patient care and helps patients with glasses and contact lenses.


Rhonda Grace

Rhonda Grace is our optometric assistant. She works with the doctors to pre-test patients and assists patients with their glasses and contact lenses.