About Dr. Stiles

Dr. Steven B. Stiles has over 30 years of experience in private practice in Fort Smith, Arkansas.


Dr. Steven Stiles, an optometric physician, attended Hendrix College in Conway, AR and received his doctor of optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He completed an externship at the Gesell Institute of Child Development in New Haven, CT. and postgraduate Low Vision studies at Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired in Houston, TX.


Dr. Stiles is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a former director of the Arkansas Optometric Association Boards, and member of the American Optometric Association. In addition to serving as an attendee advisor for the International Vision Expo, Dr. Stiles also has served as an adjunct clinical instructor at Northeastern Oklahoma College of Optometry. Dr. Stiles was selected as an Outstanding Young Man of America in 1986.  Dr. Stiles has served as a past president of the Sebastian County chapter of the American Cancer Society.


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Low Vision Specialist


Dr. Steven Stiles offers a program to help those with low vision. Dr. Stiles' goal is to improve the quality of life for people with low vision by providing optical devices to help to overcome the handicapping effects of visual loss.


Many of these patients exhibit macular degeneration or diabetic eye disease, among others.


In Optometric practice since 1978, Dr. Stiles saw a need to help low vision patients and, in 1989 completed an externship in low vision at the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired in Houston, Texas, under the direction of Dr. Randy Jose, a pioneer in the relatively new field of low vision.


Dr. Stiles is one of the only Low Vision Specialists in the Arkansas-Oklahoma River Valley region.