Dr Hickman is a comprehensive optometric physician. His interests include monitoring and managing ocular diseases such as dry eye, glaucoma, diabetes, and retinal diseases. He also has experience in managing corneal diseases and dystrophies with specialty scleral contact lenses.
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He then moved to Memphis, TN to complete his Doctorate of Optometry at the Southern College of Optometry. During his time there, he participated and took on many leadership roles in several organizations including Optometry Private Practice Group, Arkansas State Student Organization, and Student Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity, where he traveled to Columbia, Mexico and Belize providing thousands of free eye exams to those in need.
He was awarded Arkansas State scholarships including the William H Townsend scholarship and the Dr Milton Webb Optometric Leadership and Service scholarship. He was also inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society.
Dr Hickman is a member of the Arkansas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He joined the team at BoozmanHof in August 2020.
He enjoys hunting, hiking and competing in triathlons. He lives in Northwest Arkansas with his wife.