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839 North Nolan River Rd.
Cleburne, TX 76033

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4460 E Hwy 287
Midlothian, TX 76065

Dr. Joe Martin

Dr. Joe Martin


Glaucoma Management, Diabetic Exams, LASIK and Cataract Surgery management, contact lenses and glasses of all needs and types.


Cleburne Eye Clinic
Cleburne, TX

Dr. Joe Martin moved to Cleburne in 1972. He is certified by the Texas Board of Optometry as a therapeutic optometrist and is a certified optometric glaucoma specialist.

Dr. Martin was raised on a cotton farm west of Roby, Texas. He did undergraduate studies at Hardin Simmons University in Abilene from 1963 to 1966 He completed his B.S.and earned a Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston, finishing in 1970. Dr. Martin served 2 years as a captain in the U.S. Army at Martin Army Hospital in Ft. Benning, Georgia. Following his military service he entered private practice with Dr. Jack Burton.

Dr. Martin routinely manages glaucoma, pre- and post-op care of LASIK and cataract patients, diabetic eye exams, and retinal diseases. Although he takes great pride in providing medical eye care, he finds correcting a person’s vision to be one of the most rewarding aspects of optometry. Dr. Martin continues to be on the forefront in prescribing the most technologically advanced spectacle and contact lenses.

He is a member of the Texas and American Optometric Associations, the Mid-Tex Optometric Society. He is very involved in community, civic, and church activities. He has served as a church pianist since age 14 and plays for weddings, banquets, and conferences, as well as church services and choir. His wife, Kathy, teaches kindergarten in the Cleburne Public School System. They have 2 children, 4 grandchildren, and 2 Chinese pug dogs.



Doctor of Optometry
University of Houston, College of Optometry
Houston, TX
Completed May 1970
Bachelor of Science in Optometry
University of Houston, College of Optometry
Houston, TX
Completed May 1968

US Army Eye Clinic
Ft Benning, Georgia
Therapeutic Optometrist
Cleburne Eye Clinic
Cleburne, Texas
July 1972 - present


American Optometric Association
Texas Optometric Association
Mid-Tex Optometric Society
Kiwanis Senior Member
Cleburne Chamber of Commerce