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About Us

Our practice is based on the belief that our patients' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire staff is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our practice is from repeat patients and referrals.

We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and give you and your family the best in eyecare.

Dr. Edney grew up in Tryon and finished his undergraduate work at the University of South Carolina and earned a Doctorate of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. He has practiced in a large group practice in Asheville, NC for 23 years and here in Columbus for the past 13 years.

Dr. Edney is experienced in the identification and treatment of ocular disease, primary eye care, and contact lens fitting. He is a member of the Mountain District Optometric Society and is licensed by the North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee Boards of Optometry.

Dr. Edney is a pilot and he and his wife, Dina, enjoy flying, boating, scuba diving and travel.

For those patients desiring refractive surgery, for example LASIK, Dr Edney is an affiliate of Woolfson Eye Institute. With this arrangement you will have Dr Jonathan Woolfson, one of the leading lasik surgeons in the world perform your surgery in Asheville and your follow-up visits will be done here at Edney Eye Associates in Columbus.


69 Shuford Road, Suite B

Columbus, NC 28722

(828) 894-3930

(828) 894-3950 (fax)


Mon - Thur  8:30AM - 5PM

Friday 8:00 AM-12PM

Closed for lunch: 12:00PM -1:00PM

Sat: Closed

Sun: Closed

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Insurance companies that we participate

with are as follows:

Blue Cross Blue Shield

United Health Care


Superior Vision

Community Eye Care




We do NOT participate with any of the NC or SC Medicaid Plans

Edney Eye
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