McPherson Family Eye Care

Local, personal, care.

We believe eye care is personal,
and it should feel personal.

We love welcoming patients to our beautiful office on Roger’s Road. The space is comfortable, modern, and sophisticated; we also offer free refreshments and a large play area for the kids (and parents)! We can’t wait to see you.

Meet the Doctors

  • Lee McPherson MPH, OD, FAAO

    Dr. McPherson has enjoyed providing compassionate, quality eye care for Wake Forest and surrounding communities since 2005. He graduated at the top of his class from The University of Alabama School of Optometry in Birmingham, Alabama. He then completed a residency in ocular disease at the top eye hospital in the nation, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. Dr. McPherson also serves as a clinical examiner for the North Carolina State Board of Optometry.

    Dr. McPherson is a staunch Carolina Hurricanes fan; a testament to his belief that community spirit is more important than winning. He also enjoys driving around on his tractor, camping, going to the beach, and spending time with his wife and sons in their Rolesville home.

  • Samantha McPherson OD, FAAO

    Samantha McPherson (formerly Samantha Ward), grew up in Napa, California and received her Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Cell Biology and her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of California at Berkeley.

    After earning her doctorate, Dr. McPherson completed advanced residency training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute; the nation’s leading eye hospital and one of the most competitive and challenging residencies available. Today she provides comprehensive eye care, with a special interest in complicated contact lens fittings and dry eye care. Dr. McPherson is proud to call North Carolina home for her and her family. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her husband, sons, and two German Shepherds.

  • Jennifer Murphy OD

    After earning her BS in Chemistry, Dr. Jennifer Murphy went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2003. After internships at The Koetting Associates, O’Donnell Eye Institute and Saint Louis Community Services, she began practicing in Florissant, MO and relocated to the Raleigh area in January 2005.

    Over the past 14 years, Dr. Murphy has built relationships with patients and colleagues as part of the Sears Optical Advisory Council. Upon closure of the Sears location at Crabtree in October 2018, she decided to move her practice to Wake Forest and join McPherson Family Eye Care to provide comprehensive and urgent eye care.

    In addition to visiting her beautiful hometown of Charleston, SC, she enjoys volunteering, reading and traveling abroad with her husband, Dan. They currently reside in Youngsville with their ever-changing menagerie of animals.

  • Kimberly Douglas OD, FAAO

    Dr. Kimberly M. Douglas is a residency trained optometrist from Raleigh, who earned her doctorate in optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Loius. Dr. Douglas continued her training through a residency at the VA in Salisbury specializing in primary care and ocular disease and geriatrics. After working in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Charlotte she moved to Wake Forest and brought her considerable expertise and compassionate approach to patient care to McPherson Family Eye Care.

    As a Chapel Hill alumna, Dr. Douglas is an avid Tarheels fan and enjoys playing the piano, salsa dancing, and spending time with her family.

  • Mackenzie Dziedzic OD

    Dr. Mackenzie Dziedzic is a native of North Carolina and received a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, where she graduated with honors as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society.

    Dr. Dziedzic enjoys snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with her husband. Dr. Dziedzic is excited to be a part of McPherson Family Eye Care and is accepting new patients of all ages.

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Both Dr. Lee and Dr. Samantha met while training at the Bascom Plamer Eye Insitute in Miami, #1 Eye Hospital in America.

  • Serving Wake Forest Since 2005

    After moving to Wake Forest, Dr. Lee and Dr. Samantha continued their career and provided care to thousands of patients in the community.

  • Started McPherson Eye Care in 2012.

    The McPhersons decided to open a practice dedicated to compassionate and outstanding patient care.

Our Amazing Team

Our clinical and administrative teams are passionate, caring, personable, and little crazy; that’s why we love them, and we know you’ll love them too!

First Impressions Team

First Impressions Team

You should expect more than exceptional care from your time at McPherson. You should be welcomed with a warm smile, and every detail of your care handled seamlessly by knowledgeable professionals. That is why we boast the best “first-impressions” administrative team in the business!

Tech Team

Tech Team

Our techs are here to make sure you receive excellent, personalized eye care, and an overall outstanding experience. They are diligent, friendly, and experienced in providing the various tests, imaging, and patient training you may need during your visit.

Optical Team

Optical Team

McPherson’s optical team is the friendliest and most knowledgeable in town. You will have a blast trying on new frames, and they will have fun helping you find that perfect style for your budget. You can’t rush style, so we spend the time you need to get you looking and feeling great.

Community Involvement

We believe being highly involved in events and organizations around town is key to building the personal connection we want with the community. Our incredible staff routinely volunteer to work these events and build the relationships that mean so much to our practice.

Community Events:

  • Business Expo
  • Family Movie Night at Joyner Park
  • Friday Night on White Concert Series
  • Meet in the Street
  • Puttin for Paw Golf Tournament
  • Rolesville Christmas Parade
  • Veterans Day Golf Tournament
  • Wake Forest Charity Car Show
  • Wake Forest Family Expo
  • Wake Forest Irish Fest
  • White Street BBQ

Wake Forest has been wonderful to us; sponsoring these organization are one way we like to give back:

  • Betas Swim Team
  • Bunn Fun Run
  • Destiny Dance
  • Forest Pines Elementary
  • Franklin Highschool
  • Heritage Elementary
  • Heritage Highschool
  • Makos Swim Team
  • North Forest Pines Elementary
  • North Raleigh Christian
  • Rolesville Buzz
  • Rolesville Chamber of Commerce
  • Rolesville Parks and Recreation
  • Rolesville 4th of July Celebration
  • Schoolhouse Partners Folders
  • Tri Area Food Bank
  • Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce
  • Wake Forest Civic Ballet
  • Wake Forest Elementary
  • Wake Forest Highschool
  • Wake Forest 4th of July Celebration
  • Wake Forest Renaissance Center
  • Wake Weekly
  • Wakefield Elementary
  • Wakefield Highschool

Family Movie Night Promo

McPherson is proud to sponsor the Town of Wake Forest’s Family Movie Nights. As part of our sponsorship, we put together this little video to introduce McPherson’s family friendly environment. Enjoy!

Our doctors are proud members of these local and national organizations:
  • American Public Health Association
  • North Carolina State Optometric Society
  • American Optometric Association
  • Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society
  • American Academy of Optometry
  • NC State Board of Optometry
  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • Optometric Glaucoma Society
  • Optometric Retina Society