Doctor & Staff
Our mission is to maximize our team members’ abilities and talents in striving to provide the highest quality patient care, not only as it relates to our patients’ ocular health and vision but also to our patients’ systemic conditions and concerns.
Dr. Hunter Chapman
Our Owner & Doctor
Dr. Chapman was born and raised in Monroe, LA. After graduating from LSU in 2012, he graduated from Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in Memphis, TN in 2016. While a student at SCO, he was elected the President of the largest optometric student association, the American Optometric Student Association, making Dr. Chapman the representative of over 6,600 optometry students in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
He began working at Dillingham Optical in Monroe and West Monroe in 2016. Dillingham Optical was started by his great-grandfather in the 1950’s. It was later owned by his grandfather, Max Dillingham, and then his uncle, Ben Dillingham. Dr. Chapman bought the Dillingham Optical in West Monroe practice in 2019 and renamed it to Dillingham Chapman Family Eyecare in 2021.
He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Optometry Association of Louisiana, where he served as Northeast Society President for two years. He is also currently a consultant for the pharmaceutical company, Allergan.
When outside of the clinic, Dr. Chapman enjoys spending time outdoors with family, friends, and his two german shorthaired pointers.
Charlotte began working for Dillingham Optical in 1967 as an optician and has been our Optical Administrator since 1990. When not in clinic, she enjoys spending time with family.
Scott has worked at Dillingham Optical since 2004. He is trained under Max Dillingham for years. He is currently our Optical Manager. Outside of clinic, he enjoys spending time with his family and walking.
Karen has been in the optometric industry since 1982. She has worked with us since 2016 as our Clinic Administrator. When not in clinic, she enjoys camping with her husband, Alvin.
Heidi has been in the optical industry since 1999. She has worked with us since 2019. She is our optometric technician. When outside of clinic, she enjoys shopping and reading.
Kyndall has been with us as an optometric technician since 2020. She is currently enrolled at ULM, studying biology with plans to attend optometry school upon graduation. Outside of clinic and school, she enjoys hanging out with friends & family and watching TikTok.
Sydney joined our team in 2021 as an optometric technician, who performs various testing on patients for our doctor. Outside of clinic, she enjoys spending time with family & friends as well as hunting & fishing.
Kayla has helped patients in optometric care since 2014. She joined us in 2023 as an optometric technician, working up patients for Dr. Chapman. Outside of her role in the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her children, shopping, and anything outdoors.