Dr. Tommy Lucas
Dr. Thomas A. Lucas Jr. was raised in Houston, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University where he majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry. In 2006, he received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Dr. Lucas is licensed by the Texas Optometry Board as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist, the highest level of optometry licensing in Texas. He takes pride in the quality standard of care at First Eye Care Killeen and First Eye Care Salado. Caring for his patients’ eye health and vision is his highest professional priority.
Dr. Lucas has professional interests in health care policy, eye care advocacy, public eye care awareness, health information technology, emerging diagnostic and treatment options, and eye disease prevention. He is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Texas Optometric Association (TOA) and the Heart of Texas Optometric Society (HTOS). He is the former president of both HTOS and TOA, and currently serves as the Chair of the TOA Legislative Center. Dr. Lucas also serves on the advisory board of the public awareness campaign “Think About Your Eyes.”
Dr. Lucas was honored to be named Texas Young Optometrist of the Year by his colleagues in 2011 and Texas Optometrist of the Year in 2014.