Welcome to Our Practice

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Tennessee River Eye Clinic provides general ophthalmology, optometry, and optical services, serving The Shoals and Northwest Alabama, since 1999, including Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals, Florence and Russellville. Tennessee River Eye Clinic is conveniently located at the north end of the Helen Keller Hospital campus, on South Montgomery Avenue right across the street from Jack's restaurant. If you have a stye or a blinding eye disease we are here to help. If you need contact lenses or advanced technology cataract surgery, we will take care of you.

Our friendly technicians will put you at ease during testing. Dr. Kassels has practiced in Sheffield since 1999. He is a board certified ophthalmologist who has over 20 years of experience and performed thousands of procedures. Dr. Lenz has practiced Optometry in The Shoals since 1995 and her patients love her. Our experienced billing team will verify your insurance and file your claim. We accept most commercial insurance plans including Blue Cross and Blue Shield, as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Co­pays are payable at the time of your appointment. Our phone number is easy to remember(256) 381-2020.



Our Location

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • "I appreciate every one of you here. You all are just precious."
    M.M., 2017
  • "Everyone here is so nice and helpful and it makes such a difference as a patient. Thank you!"
    D.G. 2017
  • "I'd probably be blind by now if I hadn't met you"
    G.M., 2018
  • "Eveyone here is so nice and helpful and it makes such a difference as a patient. Thank you!"
    D.G, 2017
  • "I really respect the way you've trained your staff. They are all top notch, courteous and respectful."
    P.C., 2017
  • "Dear Friends, Thank you for the good care you took of my husband and me through the years. In Appreciation,"
    M.B.T., 2002
  • "My vision is great. Everything’s bright. I can’t believe it. It didn’t hurt! I’m excited!"
    N.K.P., 2015
  • "I don’t have to wear glasses or anything."
    E.M.B., 2015
  • "My bad eye is now my good eye!"
    P.M.A., 2014
  • "My vision is much brighter. I didn’t know the world was so beautiful!"
    W.J.M.
  • "I can crochet without glasses."
    T.M.
  • "Thank you [all] so much for being so kind and acting in such a professional manner! Thank you for caring. A special thank you to Dr. Kassels"
    C.P., 2015
  • "Dr. Kassels, I want to thank you for the excellent work you did and the nice lady who did the refractive work which provided me with excellent vision. I can read the newspaper again! Again, thanks, and may god bless you both."
    RDP., 2014
  • "Hi Dr. Kassels and Family, Hope you are enjoying your new place and work. We miss you here in B’ham. We haven’t seen Dr. _____ yet, but I’m sure he’s good. But, not as good as you. I know your patients down there will love you as much we do here. Please keep up the good work and let us hear from you some time. Please excuse this writing."
    C. and C. W., 1997