Dr. Jeffrey Hackleman is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease. Dr. Hackleman is a family practice optometrist whose primary practice interests include routine and specialty contact lens fitting, laser vision correction, sports vision enhancement, and dry eye disease treatment. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association, where he has served in various leadership roles. Most recently Dr. Hackleman served as President of the Georgia Optometric Association in 2014/5, representing his profession and eye health causes throughout Georgia and the United States.
Dr. Hackleman has served as a clinical investigator for the CIBA Vision Company, and continues to provide consultative expertise to the eyecare industry on various topics. Dr. Hackleman was honored to receive the Georgia Young Optometrist of the Year Award in 2006, and was recently honored with the Early Professional Achievement Award from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2015.
The son of a career Air Force officer, Dr. Hackleman moved throughout the United States and Europe during childhood, but is proud to reveal Georgia is his birthplace. Before returning to Georgia, Dr. Hackleman received his BS in Neurobiology from Purdue University. Subsequently, Dr. Hackleman received his Doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. During his professional training Dr. Hackleman completed his internships at the prestigious Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia, and a refractive surgery internship at TLC Vision Center in Columbus, Ohio. He enjoys spending time with his wife Tricia and his two girls Claire and Paige.