Dr. Ronald L. Hopping is Certified as a Therapeutic Optometrist and an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He is an honor graduate of Southern California College of Optometry, and also of Kenyon College in Ohio. He received the Doctor of Ocular Science Honorary Degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Tennessee. He also obtained his Masters in Public Health from the University of Texas. Dr. Hopping is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. His specialty is contact lenses and adult vision correction and eye health. His excellence in contact lens skills was recognized by the American Academy of Optometry when he was awarded the distinction of Diplomate in Cornea and Contact Lenses, one of five in Texas and 185 in the world. Dr. Hopping is a past president of the Texas Optometric Association and has been a member of the American Optometric Association since 1974. In 2012 & 2013 Dr. Hopping was the president of the American Optometric Association. He served as the association’s 91st president after his father served as the 50th AOA president. They are the first father/son presidents in the history of the national organization. He has served and chaired many national committees in the areas of legislation, contact lenses, sports vision, communications and practice management. Since 1980, Dr. Ronald Hopping has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Additionally, he is nationally recognized as one of 100 Distinguished Practitioners in the National Academy of Practitioners for Optometry.