Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Ron Hopping, O.D., Carey Patrick, O.D., and Rene Pena to the Texas Optometry Board for terms set to expire on January 31, 2027. The board oversees licensing and regulation of optometrists in Texas.
Ron Hopping, O.D. of Friendswood is a Managing Partner with Hopping Eye Associates, LLP, where he serves as a Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, American Board of Optometry, and National Academies of Practice. In addition, he is a member of the Texas Optometric Association, Harris County Optometric Society, and the Association of Regulatory Boards in Optometry. Hopping received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Kenyon College, Doctor of Optometry from Southern California College of Optometry, and a Masters of Public Health from the University of Texas – School of Public Health.
Carey Patrick, O.D. of Allen is the President of Fairview Eyecare, P.A., where she serves as a Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, Northeast Texas Optometric Society, and Ocular Nutrition Society.