Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make DeBlack Eye Care Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Conway.
Susan DeBlack, O.D.
Dr. DeBlack is a native Arkansan and received her undergraduate education at the University of Central Arkansas, where she was a member of the women’s tennis team. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston in 1992, graduating Magna Cum Laude and receiving the Vistakon Excellence in Contact Lens Care Award. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and a past president of the Arkansas Optometric Association and is the state coordinator for Vision USA. Her special interests include specialty contact lens fittings and children’s vision. She is married to Tom DeBlack, an author and history professor at Arkansas Tech University. They have a twelve-year-old daughter, Susannah, who occupies most of their free time. Dr. DeBlack looks forward to seeing you and your family.
Sarah Davis, O.D.
Dr. Davis is originally from Bryant, Arkansas. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Central Arkansas and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern State University College of Oklahoma in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She has volunteered at the Special Olympics and traveled twice to Honduras for medical mission trips. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Arkansas Optometric Associations. She lives in Conway with her husband Josh Davis and her one-year-old son Beau. She enjoys spending time with her family. Dr. Davis looks forward to seeing you and your family.
Melissa Manning, ABO, NCLE
Melissa Manning has over nineteen years of experience working in the optical industry. She has obtained national and state certification as an optician and contact lens technician. She has also served on the board of the Arkansas Opticians Association. This experience is invaluable in helping you select the most appropriate eye wear for your prescription and lifestyle. Proper fit and adjustment of glasses is important not only to help you look and feel your best but is crucial to helping you achieve your best possible vision. Her trained eye can also assist you in finding the frame to best flatter your features and show off your sense of style. Melissa and her husband Mark are long-time Conway residents and are the proud parents of two daughters, Makayla age 18 and Maleah age 13.