Dr. Bearden is a native of Tupelo, MS. He received a B.S in Biology from Mississippi State University in 2004. In 2010 he received his Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. He completed externships at the Memphis VA Hospital and Memphis Family Vision. Dr. Bearden received honors including Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, the Feinbloom Low Vision Award and a four-year clinical excellence while at SCO. Dr. Bearden and his wife, Rachael, have 2 little boys, Hunter and Max. He is a member of Madison United Methodist Church, Canton Lions Club, Mississippi Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, Mississippi Skeet Shooting Association, and Madison County Ducks Unlimited Committee. Dr. Bearden also serves as an Extern Director for the Southern College of Optometry and teaches 4th-year students in the clinic.

Dr. Bearden sees patients in our Canton, Yazoo City, and Madison locations.