Dr. Robert E. Mackey began his practice in downtown Corbin in 1963. Some years later, Dr. Mackey moved into the old bank building downtown on 1st Street.
In 1984 the growing practice moved into a much larger facility where it remains today.
In 2002, Dr. Benjamin Mackey joined his father in practice and expanded the services of Mackey Vision Center to include medical and surgical eye care.
In January 2014, Dr. Robert Mackey retired after 50 years of providing quality service to the Tri-County area.