Randall Kean ThomasOD, MPH, FAAO
Dr. Randall Thomas is a North Carolina native. He completed his training in primary eye care at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1981. He has attended the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Course in "Ophthalmic Pathology for Ophthalmologists." Dr, Thomas was also a member of the Student Optometric Service to Haiti team in 1981. He has successfully completed the National Board Examination in Optometry and the International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry Examination on "Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease."
Dr. Thomas received the "Glaucoma Educators of the Year" award presented by the American Academy of Optometry. The Southern Council of Optometrists presented the William C. Ezell Award "For the Best Article Based upon a Lecture Given at the Southern Congress of Optometry" to him. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry. He served as a consultant to the Council on Clinical Optometric Care and the Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association. He has been a consultant in the areas of pathology and ocular pharmacology to the International Board of Examiners in Optometry. He is also a member of the adjunct faculty at the Pennsylvania Collage of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry, and State University of New York College of Optometry.
Dr. Thomas has lectured on the topics of ocular differential diagnosis and medical management of the eye diseases throughout the World. He has authored many articles in the optometric literature, including the annual "Clinical Guide to Ophthalmic Drugs" in Review of Optometry. Dr. Thomas is a full-time clinician delivering primary and secondary eye care.