Patient Resources

Dr. Allen

Dr. Mark Allen, OD

Dr. Mark Allen received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1991 from Texas A&M University and graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1997, where he was awarded his Doctor of Optometry degree with honors. He is certified as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist in Texas and an Optometric Physician in Arkansas. 

Dr. Allen has been practicing optometry in the Ark-La-Tex since 1997. His commitment to patient care, and the health of every patient that walks through the door, is felt by both his patients and staff.

Dr. Allen’s practice philosophy is that a caring and compassionate doctor and staff can make a difference in the lives of their patients through an attentive, practical, problem oriented approach while addressing patient concerns and needs – all in a genuinely friendly manner.  Dr. Allen believes that connecting with the patient is key.

Dr. Allen is very experienced in treating and managing ocular disease such as glaucoma, dry eyes, eye infections and injuries.  He also provides wellness and diabetic eye exams, fits glasses and specialty contact lens, and examines for myopia control management.

He is a Diplomate in the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the American Society of Optometric Surgeons, American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, and Northeast Texas Optometric Society.

Dr. Moser

Dr. James Moser, OD

Dr. James (Jim) Moser, OD received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe He graduated from University of Houston / College of Optometry Medical School in 1985. Dr. James Moser has 35 years of practicing optometry in the Ark-La-Tex.

He is a Diplomate in the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, East Texas Optometric Society and the Louisiana Optometric Association.

Dr. Moser enjoys the profession of optometry, but especially the interaction with his patients and the relationships that he has established with them over the years.

In his spare time Dr. Moser loves spending time with his wife Rose and their five children and their one grandchild. When Dr. Moser is not with his family he enjoys playing golf and motorcycle riding.  He is also a member of the Oaklawn Rotary Club.

Dr. Hearn

Dr. Briley Hearn, OD

An Ark-La-Tex native, Dr. Briley Hearn grew up in Avery, Texas and graduated from Avery High School. She completed her undergraduate degree at Ouachita Baptist University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Following graduation, she moved to San Antonio, Texas to attend the University of the Incarnate Word – Rosenberg School of Optometry.

She met her husband while in college, and the two have been married since 2020 (very fitting for an optometrist). Outside of the world of eyes, she enjoys traveling, reading, and supporting the Arkansas Razorbacks sports teams.

Dr. Hearn is excited to return to the area and for the chance to re-connect with the local community. She believes the most rewarding aspect of optometry is the impact made on each individual patient. She is trained in all aspects of optometry with a special interest in primary eye care, ocular disease management, pediatric eye care and myopia management.