While serving the Upstate for over 40 years, Dr. Steven Nigh has earned the trust and respect of patients and colleagues alike. Dr. Steven gets to know his patients and engages them in such a way as to properly and accurately address their specific needs.
Specializing in primary eye care and vision therapy, Dr. Steven has had the opportunity to transform many lives through dramatically improved eyesight, eye health and function. He enjoys his church, baseball, and the Ohio State Buckeyes and spending time with family including his wife of 48 years, 5 children and 10 grandchildren.
American Optometric Association | South Carolina Optometric Physician Association | Piedmont Optometric Society | Southern College of Optometry 1974 | Ohio State University 1970
As a second generation optometrist, Dr. David has embraced his father’s occupation as well as his passion for excellent comprehensive patient care. He is committed to hearing patient concerns, providing solutions, and working tirelessly to make available every possible option for treatment.
To that end, Dr. David is certified in fitting cutting edge orthokeratology contact lenses which are worn during sleep to eliminate the need for glasses or contacts during the day. When he isn’t working, Dr. David enjoys medical missions, snowboarding, kayaking, playing the cello, running with his wife and playing with their baby girl.
American Optometric Association | South Carolina Optometric Physician Association | Piedmont Optometric Society | Southern College of Optometry 2009 | University of South Carolina Upstate 2004
Dr. Courtney Hegener is passionate about improving patients’ quality of life by maximizing visual potential. She enjoys optometry because it provides the opportunity to connect with patients as individuals and address their unique vision needs while always providing excellent full scope primary care.
One of her favorite areas of practice is ocular disease management; however she has a growing interest in scleral contact lenses as well. When she isn’t checking eyes, she enjoys reading novels, doing puzzles and crafts, swimming, and weightlifting in addition to traveling and checking out Greenville’s blossoming food scene and outdoor activities.
American Optometric Association | Contact Lens and Cornea Section - AOA Specialty | South Carolina Optometric Physician Association | Piedmont Optometric Society | Southern College of Optometry 2019 | Georgia Institute of Technology 2015