About

Mission Statement

“Our mission is to improve the quality of our patient’s lives by providing comprehensive eye care solutions with an experienced and professionally trained staff. At Sterling Eye Care, we treat our patients like family and you can always count on a very personal and friendly experience.”

About Dr. Sterling

Dr. Steven L. Sterling is board certified and member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology, Tennessee Medical Association, and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine.

After receiving his bachelors degree at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Dr. Sterling earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis and graduated in the top 3rd of his class.

Since 1989, Dr. Sterling has been faithfully involved with the World Cataract Foundation. By participating on nearly 15 medical mission trips to Ometepec, Mexico, Dr. Sterling has been able to assist with approximately 1000 eye screenings and nearly 200 surgeries on each visit.

“Top Doc”

In 2012, Dr. Sterling was listed in City View Magazine as a “Top Doc”. City View Magazine polled physicians in the Knoxville area to determine which physicians the local doctors would recommend for different categories of medicine. Dr. Sterling was listed in the Ophthalmology category.

With already over two decades of service, Dr. Sterling will continue to serve the Knoxville area for years to come.