Local Doctor Honored as O.B.U. Alumni of the Week


Dr. Randall Glass, with Fowler Eye Care and Ashdown Eye Care, has been named Ouachita Baptist University Alumni of the Week.

O.B.U. Natural Sciences Facebook Post:

Dr. Randall Glass O.D., graduated from Ashdown High School in 1994 and then earned a BS in Chemistry with a minor in Biology from OBU in 1998. While at OBU Randall was a four-year starter on the Ouachita Tiger baseball team. After graduation, Randall served as the Athletic Director and head baseball and basketball coach at Trinity Christian School in Texarkana, AR, where he also taught chemistry and physics.

Randall Glass O.D.

Randall Glass O.D.

In 2002, Randall went back to school and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, in 2006 and is licensed as an Optometric Physician and an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. In March of 2007, Randall opened Ashdown Eye Care in Ashdown, AR, and then in April of 2007, he bought Fowler Eye Care in Texarkana, TX. Randall currently practices in both locations and employs two other doctors in his practices. In 2015, he was awarded the Practice of Excellence Award from the Hayes Center for Practice Excellence at Southern College of Optometry. Randall goes back to Southern College of Optometry once a year and gives a lecture to the third year students on his experiences starting, buying, and managing two practices.

Randall is a member of the Arkansas Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association; and he has served on the Arkansas state legislative committee. He is a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Texarkana, AR.

Randall is married to another OBU graduate, Kim Broom Glass (‘99) and they have two boys, James (7) and Will (3). In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his family, golfing, hunting, and fishing. He also coaches his son’s baseball and basketball teams.



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