Dr. Saunders earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in 1983.
Dr. Saunders is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Georgia Optometric Association (GOA). Dr. Saunders is a Fellow in the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists and belongs to the AOA Low Vision Section. He has frequently lectured about low vision care, macular degeneration, and ocular nutrition.
Dr. Saunders is married with three children. He is active in his church, and enjoys numerous sports and spending time with his family.