Dr. Joseph Allison graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a BS in Zoology. He then graduated with honors from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1982. Dr. Allison completed his externships at Richmond State School for the mentally handicapped, Herman Eye Center Houston in pediatrics, and UHCO with clinical emphasis on contact lenses and low vision.
In 1992, Dr. Allison was recognized as the first Therapeutically Certified Optometrist in Brazos Valley, and the first Optometric Glaucoma Specialist in Brazos Valley in 2000. In 2013, Dr. Allison was recognized as the first Board Certified Optometrist in Brazos Valley.
Dr. Allison has been a member of Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association for 35 years. Dr. Allison has also served as Secretary and Treasurer of the Piney Woods Optometric Society and President and Treasurer of the Brazos Valley Optometric Society.
Dr. Allison remains active in the community as a member of the local Lion’s Club and Grace Bible Church. When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Allison enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing golf.