An optometrist is a health care professional who has earned a degree of Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) after completing a course of study at an approved college of optometry. Optometrists begin their training with completion of a Bachelor's degree program at an undergraduate college followed by four years at an accredited college of optometry.
Dr. Kelby Trusty graduated from the University of Houston, College of Optometry, in 1988. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma, a Dean's List graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology. Prior to establishing a private practice in Denton, Texas, Dr. Trusty was an Optometrist Clinician at the Cataract Eye Institute in Houston, Texas and an optometrist at Cornea Associates of Texas.
In 1991, Dr. Trusty established Total Eyecare & Eyewear Gallery. He has been in private practice in Denton for more the 20 years and has gained extensive experience in primary optometric care, medical management of eye disease, contact lenses and refractive surgery co-management. In addition, Dr. Trusty serves as a Clinical Investigator for Bausch & Lomb and Polymer Technology and as sports vision practitioner for Texas Woman's University and The University of North Texas.
Dr. Trusty and his wife, Shari, are active in the Rock Hill Baptist Church and in their community.
Dr. Heath Coleman graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in 2011 and from Oklahoma State University 2007. He graduated with a long list of achievements from both NSU and OSU including a four time recipient of NSU Honor Society for Scholastic Excellence, Award for Clinical Excellence, and Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society.
Throughout college Dr. Coleman was actively involved in several volunteer organizations such as School Vision Screenings, Habitat for Humanity, American Optometric Student Association, and Special Olympics. He completed an externship in refractive surgery at Advanced Laser Center and is passionate about providing each patient with the highest quality of eye care. Dr. Trusty and the staff at Total Eyecare are proud to have Dr. Coleman help continue the superior care each patient at Total Eyecare receives. To schedule an eye health appointment with Dr. Coleman call 940-891-3937.