Our Practice in Hernando, MS

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About Our Practice

Come see us at Elite Eyecare for friendly family eyecare! We care for patients of all ages, from toddlers to seniors. Dr. Emily Ridge is passionate about improving and preserving sight for you and your family. Your eyes are very important to you, and our patients are very important to us. We are here for anything eye-related and for any questions you have. Dr. Ridge and her friendly helpful staff are here for all eye care services including routine exams, picking out frames lenses and sunglasses, contact lens fittings, and treatment and management of eye diseases. We will welcome you into the office and strive to make you feel at home. Come experience the small-town local family feel with us. We can’t wait to see you year after year. Let us help you see the beautiful world we live in.

Specialty Eye Care

Your vision is important to you, and it’s important to us too! When we assess your eyes, we’re not only ensuring you can see well, but also checking for signs of eye diseases that may cause vision loss. With state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and friendly, professional staff, your eyes are in good hands here. Elite Eyecare can provide testing for glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, myopia management, LASIK evaluations, macular degeneration, cataracts, keratoconus, and other eye diseases. Have you ever been told you’re not a candidate for contacts? Come see Dr. Emily Ridge for a contact lens evaluation and we can see what your options are! From reading glasses for seniors to your child’s first eye exam, Dr. Emily Ridge will provide specialty eye care for the entire family. 

Our Team

Dr. Emily Ridge


Dr. Emily Ridge is the owner and optometrist at Elite Eyecare. She has been practicing in Desoto County locally since 2018! She is originally from Batesville, Mississippi. Dr. Ridge graduated from Delta State University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology, and will forever bleed green as an Okra! Southern College of Optometry in Memphis is where she earned her Doctorate in Optometry. Dr. Ridge is a member of the Mississippi Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and InfantSEE. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, all things outdoors, traveling, painting and other creative hobbies! You might even see some of her artwork throughout the office! Dr. Emily Ridge has a very strong passion for the eye care field and is here to serve patients of all ages! It has been a dream of hers from a very young age to own her own practice! Come see us at Elite Eyecare to help her dream become a reality!

Meet Our Amazing Staff Members


Robin Lee

Office Assistant, Medical Assistant

Our Location

Elite Eyecare is located in the welcoming, small town of Hernando. Our office is easy to find! We are less than a mile from the Hernando exit off of Hwy 55. While on East Commerce Street, turn at the light onto McIngvale Road (south). We are in the Highland shopping center along with Napoli Physical Therapy, Buon Cibo, and Yellowfin Sushi. We are across the street from Wal-Mart. Call our office for directions!

Our Address

  • 2631 McIngvale Road, Suite 104
  • Hernando, MS 38632

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