Meet The Team

At Family Eye Clinic, you will find an experienced and helpful team of eye care professionals dedicated to meeting your eye health needs. We recognize you have a choice for your eye care professional and thank you for choosing us to care for your family’s vision needs. We invite you to refer your friends and family to our eye care office.

Dr. Drew Garwood and the entire staff value our patient relationships and strive to improve your quality of life through vision wellness. Our practice offers excellent service and state-of-the-art technology.

Dr. Drew Garwood and the staff work closely as a team and take pride in providing one-on-one attention to solve your eye health and vision problems. We are dedicated to meeting the vision care needs of our patients.

Meet Dr. Drew Garwood

Family Eye ClinicDr. Drew Garwood is excited for the opportunity to continue the quality eye care established at Family Eye Clinic. A native of Northwest Missouri, Dr. Garwood graduated from Benton High School in Saint Joseph. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry at Truman State University while playing collegiate baseball. During his college baseball days, Dr. Garwood was a member of the St. Joseph Mustangs summer collegiate team during their first two years of existence. He then earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry. Dr. Garwood practices the full scope of optometry including diabetic eye health exams, pre and post operative cataract care, and contact lens fittings. It is Dr. Garwood's goal to do his best to improve his patients' quality of life by helping each one with their visual health. He gladly accepts new patients of all ages. He is a current member of the American Optometric Association and Missouri Optometric Association.

Dr. Garwood is happily married to his wife Blair, a Northwest Missouri State University graduate and elementary school teacher. They are looking forward to starting a family in Northwest Missouri in the near future. Dr. Garwood and his wife enjoy attending athletic events, their favorite being the Kansas City Royals.

Sarah - Office Manager

Sarah-Office Manager Family Eye Care Marysville
Sarah has been an Optician at the Family Eye Clinic since February 2008. She has lived in Nodaway County her whole life. Sarah not only works in the dispensary helping patients find their perfect frame and lens combination, she also helps run the front desk. She is also known as the insurance guru working hard to figure out all insurance claims. Outside the office she is happily married with two beautiful daughters. She loves to spend time with her family, reading books, and coloring.

Tauni - Technician

Tauni - Technician
Tauni is the newest member to join the Family Eye Clinic. She may be new to the field but she is a quick study. Tauni helps at the front desk taking appointments and helping fix patient glasses. She is also the office Technician doing all the pretesting for Dr. Garwood and running the special testing equipment. Tauni knows how important your eyes can be considering she has a very strong script and needs her glass to function in daily life. Outside the office Tauni loves to spend time with Sheldon and her two favorite kids Tristen and Cayden. They are currently restoring their beautiful Victorian house.