Dr Duke Eye Doctor

Dr Duke Eye Doctor

dr duke eye doctorOriginally from western Oklahoma, Dr. R. Charles Duke graduated from Woodward High School in Woodward, Oklahoma.  In 1973, Dr. Duke graduated from Northwestern State University with a Double Major in Biology and Chemistry and with a Double Minor in Physics and Agriculture.

After completing his training as one of the top in his class at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee (considered one of the top schools of optometry in the country) and his Internship in Optometry & Ophthalmology at Fort Campbell Army Hospital with the Department of the U.S. Army, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky in 1977,  Dr. Duke arrived in Catoosa, Oklahoma to begin his private practice.

From 1978 to October 2006 Dr. Duke practiced in The Catoosa Family Clinic with 3 general physician and 2 dentist and a pharmacy.   In October 2006, he opened his brand new private practice, the VISION & EYE MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC LASER CENTER, located at 2310 N. Hwy 66 . This clinic is one of the largest clinics in the state of Oklahoma with the latest in eye medical technology and testing.

Dr. Duke is licensed in optometric care, vision care, eye medical diagnosing and medical treatment of eye diseases, and certified in diagnostic pharmaceutical agents, therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, and CPR. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians, Northeast Oklahoma Optometric Society, and Asbury United Methodist Church. Dr. Duke is a member of the Catoosa Chamber of Commerce and is a past President of Chamber and has previously served as a board member for 10 years.   At this time, Dr. Duke is a director at John 3:16 Mission where he was a President during four terms, and has been affiliated with this tremendous organization for the last twenty years. He is also a past member of the Catoosa Education Foundation and was one of the founding members and first President of the Foundation. He was also a past member of the Catoosa Quarterback Club.

In 2006, Dr. Duke was recognized as one of America’s Top Optometrists by the Consumers Research Council of America.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Science Degree from Northwestern Okla. State University, Alva, OK.
Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN.
Internship in Optometry & Ophthalmology with the Dept. of the U.S. Army, Ft. Campbell Army Hospital, Ft. Campbell, KY.
PAST COMMUNITY SERVICE & MEMBERSHIPS:
Sunday School Teacher
Sound Tech. at Heatherridge  Baptist Church
Member Heatherridge Baptist Church
John 3:16 Missions Board of  Directors  & 4 Terms as President
4-H Leader Rogers County Lamb Club & Performing Arts Troupe
4-H Foundation Director
Volunteer Little League Head Baseball Coach & Community Coordinator
Catoosa Chamber of Commerce Member, Past President,  and Board of Directors
Catoosa Education Foundation’s first President Serving 2 Terms and Board of Directors
Catoosa H.S. Quarterback Club & Band Boosters
Catoosa Public Schools Building Project Over Site Committee Member
Catoosa Lions Club & Sertoma
Volunteer for Catoosa’s Libertyfest and GloryRun
Current Memberships:
Asbury United Methodist Church
John 3:16 Board of Directors (serving 19 years)
Catoosa Chamber of Commerce
Northeast Oklahoma Optometric Society
Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians
American Optometric Association
Practice Goals & Objectives:
To provide quality vision  and  medical eye care using the highest quality technology, equipment, materials, and expertise.
All of this in our beautiful 5,600 sq. ft. Medical Facility, new since Oct. 2006.
Scope of the Practice:
General Optometry
Pediatric Vision Care
Adult Vision Care
Geriatric Vision Care
Diabetic Vision Care
Sports Vision & Eyewear
Specializing in Glaucoma
Laser Vision (Pre & Post-Op Procedures)
Industrial Eye Care  & Safety Eyewear
Contact Lens Specialist
Optical Frame Department
24 Hour Emergency availability
Medical Treatment & Management of Eye Diseases
Treatment of Eye Emergencies & Eye Injuries
At the present time, we have nine trained staff members in order to better serve our patient’s needs and contribute to the efficiency of our office.
We welcome  you to our Optometric Practice.

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Hours

Mon thru Wed 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Before Hours, After Hours, Saturday & Sunday - By "Special Arrangement"