Dr. Golden has been serving the East Texas area for more than 45 years. He was a high school graduate of Livingston ISD. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science degree and with a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston's College of Optometry in December 1977.
Trained in the latest ocular diagnostic and treatment techniques, Dr. Golden is a Therapeutic Optometrist and an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He also specializes in dry eye, low vision, cataract surgery management, and ocular diseases like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Golden has lectured extensively to professional organizations and is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Houston College of Optometry, where in 2009 he was also named Outstanding Alumni of the Year.
He also performs surgery at DeSoto Regional Eye Institute in Logansport, Louisiana. Procedures include laser for secondary cataracts, glaucoma, ocular plastics, and therapeutic Botox.
He has been married to his sweetheart Melody Golden since 1981 and raised their three children David, Eric, and Kasey here in East Texas. They also now have two grandsons, Gavin and Mason Golden. Dr. Golden established Golden Eye Clinic in 1978 and has grown it into a multi-doctor practice offering the latest technology and knowledgeable, compassionate eye care to serve the local community.