Carl W. Childress, OD, FAAO, FNAP
Captain Carl W. Childress, USNR
Birthplace and Residence:
Graduated Longview High School
Texas Tech - 1 1/2 years
University of Houston
Optometry School-Doctor of Optometry - 1968
of Continuing Education Per Year
Dr. Carl joined
his parents in the Longview practice in 1968 but was drafted into the United States Navy that same year.
United States Naval
During his Naval career, Dr. Carl had many
opportunities to be an integral part of the Navy's mission as an officer
who believed in leading by example. His duties,
and medals are a testimony to his desire to do all things with excellence. His
love and passion of Optometry and helping his patients with their vision needs
is no different. Providing "Excellence in Vision"TM care
is truly his mission as an Optometrist.
1970 - Current
Actively published, lectured, researched and investigated the development
and improvement of contact lens solutions, materials and prescribing methods.
Maintained a heavy patient load with an emphasis on:
Therapy for learning disabilities, sports performance, brain injuries, stabismus and astigmatism reduction
for patients worldwide.
b. Orthokeratology - the non-surgical correction of nearsightedness.
c. Contact Lenses - Bifocal, extended and daily wear.
- Neuro-optometric Rehabilitation
American Optometric Association (AOA)
Texas Optometric Association (TOA)
Academy of Optometry (AAO)
College of Optometry In Vision
Southwest Council of Optometry (SWCO)
National Academies of Practice
Optometric Foundation (AOF)
Beta Sigma Kappa - International Optometric Honor
Wife: Patricia Binkley-Childress
Step-Daughters: Amanda Udvarhelyi, Marynn Udvarhelyi
Step-Son-In-Law: Jeff Udvarhelyi
Step-Son and Daughter-In-Law: Austin and Jaimie Binkley
Son: Ragan Carl Childress
Daughter: Mariah Elysse Childress
Step Grands: Alyssa Coles-Brouwer and Kyle Brouwer, Kahlan Udvarhelyi, Hannah
Udvarhelyi, Ashlyn Udvarhelyi, Noelle Udvarhelyi
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