DR. BRENDA M. WHITLOW MCGREGOR
Dr. McGregor is a native of Western Tennessee and earned a liberal arts degree majoring in the sciences at the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1975. She is listed in Who’s Who in American High Schools, Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges, and Who’s Who in the Southeast. She received her doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1979. She completed her externship at Fort Campbell, Kentucky in the summer of 1978. After receiving her doctor of optometry degree, she practiced with the renowned Dr. Irvine Felderman in Memphis. He was a past professor of optometry, publisher of professional textbooks on contact lenses and owner of many patents involving contacts. In 1981, she moved to South Carolina with her husband and began to practice part-time with Dr. Wayne Brock in downtown Greenville and part-time in Anderson and Spartanburg until she purchased her first practice in Mauldin’s Oaktree Professional Plaza. Within three years, she had to relocate because of space and moved to Owens Lane for nine years before moving to the present location on Woodruff Road. Everyone thought she was crazy moving to an area in the country with not much around but she had a vision of growth and the remainder is history.
DR. BRENT C. COLLINS
Dr. Collins , a native of Western NC, has lived in Greenville for 40 years. He received a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Clemson University in 1993 and earned a doctorate of optometry in 1998 from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He has extensive knowledge of the latest contact lens materials and the fitting philosophies of each. His other specialties include helping identify and provide solutions for presbyopic, high myopic, hyperopic, and astigmatic patients. Dr. Collins is also experienced with corneal pathology secondary to foreign body exposure, keratitis, infection, allergies, and contact lens complications. Referrals are welcome for hypertensive, diabetic, SLE, and any other conditions where ocular manifestations must be ruled out. He is also Office Manager for McGregor & Associates and has more than 20 years experience as a therapeutic certified optometrist. Dr. Collins enjoys frequent traveling.
DR. RANDALL BAUGHMAN
Dr. Baughman is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. After undergraduate studies at both Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Baughman earned his Doctor of Optometry degree at The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1982. He was active in the Delta Tau Delta fraternity serving in a number of leadership roles. Dr. Baughman started his optometry career as a medical missionary in Mombasa, Kenya and is fluent in Swahili. He served there for more than five years and worked with and learned from more than twenty U.S. Ophthalmologists who came for short-term mission trips. He also hosted a short-term trip for two U.S. optometrists. From 1988 to 1999, Dr. Baughman worked in southern Illinois, joining three ophthalmologists he met in Kenya. He became experienced in contact lens fitting for patients needing bifocal and astigmatism corrections. He also provided post-operative surgical care, treated a variety of eye injuries, low vision services and grew in his knowledge of glaucoma care. Dr. Brenda McGregor brought his expertise to her practice in 1999 where Dr. Baughman continues to give compassionate low vision, pediatric, and glaucoma care. In 2004, he received the Silver Award from The Laser Eye Centers for achieving excellence in eye care. He brings more than 20 years of experience of quality comprehensive eye examinations and prescriptions for eyewear and contact lenses.
DR. NICHOLAS BAUGHMAN
Dr. Nicholas Baughman grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University in December of 2011 with a BS in Biological Science. He then received his doctorate degree while attending The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. In 2016, he started the year off serving our Veterans’ eye care needs at the Birmingham VA before joining our team in the summer of 2016. He completed an internship at the Eye Foundation of Utah where he focused on the management and treatment of Dry Eye Disease and Glaucoma. He then went on to extern with an Ophthalmologist in London, KY. He enjoys going on medical mission trips, his most recent trip was to Costa Rica. Dr. Baughman specializes in Primary Care Optometry including treatment of Ocular Disease such as Dry Eye Disease and Glaucoma, Co-Management of Cataract Surgery and LASIK Surgery and the fitting of Contact Lenses. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association, the Piedmont Optometric Society and he is also a TLC affiliated doctor.