Dr. Richard A. Driscoll
“The Veterans Administration residency program provided me with a broad depth of training which few optometrists are fortunate enough to experience.”
- Certified Optometric Glaucoma Specialist, Texas Optometry Board, 2000
- Certified Therapeutic Optometrist, Texas Optometry Board, 1991
- Residency, Tuscaloosa Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1989
- Doctorate of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry, 1988
- Graduate, Bachelor of Sciences in Visual Science, Illinois College of Optometry, 1988
- Member, Gold Key Optometric Honor Society, 1988
- Externship, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1987
- Awarded, “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges”, 1988
- Awarded, “Outstanding Young Men of America,” 1988, 1987
- Licensed Optometric Glaucoma Specialist, State of Texas
Respected Teacher, Lecturer, Researcher,and Author
“I enjoy sharing knowledge with others. Everyone has something to offer, all of us are good at something and by sharing our knowledge we elevate everyone’s understanding.
Educator: participant and organizer clinical wet labs training peers in “Advanced Methods of Ocular Disease Diagnosis and Treatment”
Speaker: on a wide variety of ophthalmic topics such as cataracts, eye care technology, optic nerve disorders, glaucoma, and advancements in ocular medications
Authored: An Eye Doctor Answers: Explanations To Hundreds Of The Most Common Questions Patients Wish They Had Asked (available on Amazon.com), Co-management of the Glaucoma Patient by the Optometric Physician. Dr. Driscoll has also served as the primary author of numerous optometric Journals
Author & Founder: The Eye Doc Blog – Dr. Driscoll is the founder and primary author of The Eye Doc Blog. keeping patients and doctors up to date with the latest news and research in eye care today. Dr. Driscoll has also authored numerous articles in optometric journals
Researcher: Dr. Richard Driscoll, along with Dr. Diana Driscoll and others have conducted numerous research projects studying the potential predictive relationship between ocular fundus changes and systemic conditions
Active In His Profession
“Membership in service organizations help us to render our knowledge and expertise to patients in underserved parts of the world”
Member: Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity
Patients seen by Dr. Driscoll cover a wide variety of ophthalmological and systemic conditions; however, a significant number of his patients seek help from him with conditions such as keratoconus, glaucoma, orthokeratology, and Myopia Control.
Dr. Driscoll maintains office hours at Total Eye Care’s Colleyville office and Keller / Southlake office along with Dr. Ashley Chennankara.