Local eye surgeon is honored by state lawmakers

A renowned local eye surgeon has been honored by the State Legislature.  Dr. Lynn McMahan was presented a proclamation from the House of Representatives tonight at a gathering at the Canebrake Country Club.

McMahan is the president of Southern Eye Center and he's been an eye surgeon in the Hub City for 30 years.

Representative Percy Watson of Hattiesburg petitioned the state for the proclamation.  He was also one of Dr. McMahan's early patients.

Dr. McMahan opened Southern Eye Center in 1977.