Current Positions

  • Director, Optometric Residency and Internship Programs – The Eye Institute of Utah
  • Director of Dry Eye Services – The Eye Institute of Utah


Dr. Carter has lectured extensively on eye-related topics at national and local meetings and is licensed in Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Utah and Wyoming. He attended the University of South Alabama and later received his Bachelor of Science from Indiana University. He earned his doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University School of Optometry in 1983. Dr. Carter spent three years as staff optometrist for the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute/Anne Bates Leech Eye Hospital, part of the University of Miami School of Medicine in Florida, before coming to The Eye Institute. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, Utah Optometric Association and Beta Sigma Kappa.

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