Welcome to Columbia Family Eye Care
Your Optometrist in Clarksville, MD

Call us at (410)-531-7507 today.

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Our site is designed to provide you with useful information about our practice, staff, products and services. In addition, you may visit our Vision Library for specific eye care topics.

If you would like to schedule an appointment please call us at 410-531-7507. If you need to reorder contacts, you may call us or visit our online store!

Columbia Family Eye Care is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Clarksville area come to Columbia Family Eye Care because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Hess and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Columbia Family Eye Care, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Columbia Family Eye Care, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Hess and the Columbia Family Eye Care staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Clarksville area. Our Clarksville optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Clarksville office at (410)-531-7507.

At Columbia Family Eye Care, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at (410)-531-7507 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. James Hess
Clarksville Optometrist | Columbia Family Eye Care | (410)-531-7507
12345 Wake Forest Rd Ste E
Clarksville, MD 21029


                                                                                     Monday 9 - 5:30     Tuesday 10:30-7      Wed - Fri 8 -4 


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Meet The Staff

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  • Hayley L.

    Hayley has been apart of our family since Janurary 2021. She is extremely attentive and responsive to our patient's needs inside and outside the office. While outside the office she likes spending time with her 2 daughters, traveling to the beach whenever she gets a chance and seeing plays in New York. (pre-covid).   

  • Amanda M.
    Optician, Social Media Coordinator

    Amanda joined our family in July 2020. She spends her time in office helping patients pick out frames that not only fit your face but your personality. When she is not at CFEC she spends her time kayaking, hiking and spending time with her husband and 1 year old puppy. 

  • Mrs.
    Cindy Hess
    Office Manager

    Cindy has been with Columbia Family Eye Care since it originally opened. Most of the staff believes that she gets specialty treatment due to the fact that she is Dr. Hess's wife...wink wink :) Cindy and Dr. Hess have 2 beautiful daughters and enjoy going to the beach in their free time.

  • Lauren W.

    Lauren has been working with Columbia Family Eye Care since October 2005.  She has been with us since the very beginning and covers just about everything under the sun, from orders, to helping staff and making every patient's experience the best we can offer. When she is not here with her CFEC family, she is spending time with her husband and daughter.


Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "The doctor was very friendly and thorough, the staffs were very helpful and efficient"
    Jinhua W.
  • "Everyone is so helpful."
    Diana M
  • "The office staff was VERY helpful and fixed my glasses carefully and quickly."
    Karen H.

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Hours of Operation

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Clarksville Office


9:00 am-5:30 pm

Appointments available from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm


10:30 am-7:00 pm

Appointments available from 10:30 am to 5:45 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm

Appointments available from 9:00 am to 2:45 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm

Appointments available from 9:00 am to 2:45 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm

Appointments available from 8:00 am to 2:45 pm