Chris Wroten - Optometrist
Chris Wroten, O.D., is passionate about all areas of eye care, from glasses and contact lenses, to medical and surgical eye care, striving to provide each patient with comprehensive, individualized care as if they were a member of his own family. A native of Baton Rouge and a proud alumnus of Louisiana State University, Dr. Wroten received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering prior to attending Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
After completing a residency in hospital-based primary eye care at the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, he eventually joined what is now the Bond-Wroten Eye Clinics, where he serves as Chief Operations Officer.
Dr. Wroten has received several prominent national, regional, and state awards, including being named the Young Optometrist of the Year by the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Southern Council of Optometrists (SECO), and the Optometry Association of Louisiana (OAL).
He has also been named Optometrist of the Year by the OAL and Young Alumnus of the Year by Southern College of Optometry. Dr. Wroten holds adjunct faculty appointments at several schools & colleges of optometry, has twice been elected President of the OAL, and has served on numerous committees within the AOA, the OAL, and SECO.
He has also twice been appointed to the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners by the Governor of Louisiana, is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a Fellow of the American Society of Optometric Surgeons, and serves on Southern College of Optometry’s Board of Trustees.
Dr. Wroten has lectured internationally on a variety of eye care topics, authored numerous professional articles and poster presentations, remains active in his church and local community, and enjoys sports, travel, and spending time with his wonderful family.