Meet the Doctor

Meet the Doctor

Dr Thomas R Doud O.D.

Dr. Doud opened Hartland Eye Care in 1992. He grew up in Battle Creek, Michigan where he graduated from St. Philip High School. He attended Central Michigan University as a chemistry major while working at Dow Chemical. He received his Doctorate in Optometry from Ferris State College of Optometry in 1986. As a staff optometrist at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, he gained extensive experience in the treatment of ocular diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetes. He then joined the staff of one of Michigan's busiest refractive surgery centers where he gained extensive experience in the care of cataract and Lasik surgery patients. He opened the affiliated Visual Learning Center in 2003 to help care for patients with Learning related visual problems as well as such problems as amblyopia, strabismus, and convergence insufficiency. Dr. Doud is a member of Michigan Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He resides in Brighton with his wife and three daughters.

Every year, there are new advances being made in eye care - advances that can help you see more clearly and more comfortably. As your eye doctor, I want to make sure you always receive informed, up-to-date care. And so I've made sure I have the educational background and up to the minute training you and your sight deserve.

  • Undergraduate: Chemistry, Central Michigan University 1979 - 1982
  • Doctor of Optometry: Ferris State University 1982 - 1986
  • Board Certified in Eye Disease Treatment
  • Optometric Consultant: Florida Department of Regulation, 1987
  • Advanced Training: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 1986 - 1988
  • Continuing Education: Includes extensive postgraduate work in general vision examinations; pre/postoperative care of cataract, glaucoma, and lasik surgery, treatment for ocular disease
  • Former Faculty Member: Michigan Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents Course

"Your sight is precious to you. That's why I've dedicated my life to helping people see more clearly, and to protecting their sight. I do this by making sure you always get informed treatment and the eyewear and eye care choices you need. And if you ever have any questions about your eye care, I'm always here to help."

"Every doctor has his strengths. By meeting with other optometrists in these professional societies, I can share my knowledge of eye care with them, and learn from them as well. This lets all of us give our patients more informed care."

Member: American Optometric Association, Michigan Optometric Association, Optometric Extension Program Foundation, College of Optometrists in Vision Development