Michael Norris, O.D., originally from Wynne, Arkansas, completed his undergraduate studies at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. His post graduate studies were completed at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where he received both the Sigma Alpha Sigma and Beta Sigma Kappa awards and graduated with a doctorate in Optometry with honors.
Dr. Norris was in private practice in Wynne until joining Southern Eye Associates in October 2015. He has been a longtime member of the American Optometric Association, the Arkansas Optometric Association, and the Cross County Optometric Society. Dr. Norris has also served as the legal legislative chairman for the State of Arkansas, representing the Arkansas Optometric Association.
His professional interests are optics, and all aspects of medical eyecare. He is married, has three daughters, and he and his wife, Kathy, now reside in Jonesboro. Dr. Norris loves to fish, golf and has a passion for animal rescue. He now serves as President of the Board of Directors, of both the Wynne Animal Rescue and the Humane Society of Wynne.