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Family Vision Development Center, formerly Family Vision Center is a premier eye care facility serving Paulding County since 1979. Our office and eye doctors are dedicated to providing excellence in patient care, clinical education, and optical services. Our doctors are leaders in clinical eye care involving eye and vision disorders. We provide the highest quality lenses, frames and contact lenses to solve the vision needs of our patients.

We look forward to meeting you and taking care of your eye care needs.

Dr. Carlos Pessoa
Behavioral & Developmental Optometrist

Family Vision Development Center

1498 Merchants Drive
Dallas, GA 30132

Care Credit

  • Dr.
    Bill Woods

    It is with mixed emotions that I announce my upcoming retirement. It has been a great privilege to serve this community for 38 years, and I thank you for that opportunity! I sincerely hope that you will continue to allow Family Vision Center to meet your eye care needs in the future! I am very pleased to be leaving this practice in the capable hands of a trusted colleague, Dr. Carlos Pessoa. He is a caring and dedicated doctor, who will be honored to continue your care. Your records will remain right here with Family Vision Center. Dr Pessoa acquired the practice March 1, 2017. I will continue seeing patients part-time until May 2017, then on to a more relaxed life of retirement.

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  • Dr.
    Carlos Pessoa

    We are happy to welcome Dr. Carlos Pessoa to our office! If you're looking for a warm, caring eye doctor (besides Dr Woods of course!) here's your guy! He is passionate about caring for children and welcomes members of our community who speak SPANISH and PORTUGUESE. He also offers specialized care for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs.....one of the first in the Atlanta area to do so!!

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Office Hours


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See what our clients have to say about us

  • "My family has been trusting our eyes to Dr. Woods and his wonderful team for years. We've never felt "processed" here, but rather like a part of their family. I can't recommend this great local business enough."
    Greg P.
  • "Such kind and professional staff and doctors. A great selection of frames. If they don't have what you're looking for they will order it. One of the new doctors that performed my exam mentioned that he wants to work with special needs children...such a great need for our community!"
    CS N.
  • "Thought we had our eyes examined at other doctors office until went to see Dr. Woods. He gave a true examination and spoke to us explaining the process. They really care and we will never go anywhere else."
    Laura M.
  • "Great optometrist. friendly service"
    Neshelle R.

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