Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Hester Eye Associates, PC the leading provider of vision care products and services in Kennesaw.

  • Dr.
    Mark R. Hester
    Optometrist

    Dr. Hester invites you to visit our office and experience his dream. In May 2002 he established Hester Eye Associates, after being in a group optometric practice for 6 years. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Optometry School.

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  • Dr.
    Rakesh Lakhani
    Optometrist

    Dr. Lakhani grew up in Austin, TX and earned his Bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He then graduated as class valedictorian from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry.

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  • Sandy

    Sandy is the Executive Director at Hester Eye Associates. She brings skills to the office that include Laser Vision Correction as well as superb patient services. She serves as the Vision Source Representative for our office. Sandy and her husband have a blended family of 6 boys. One of her greatest joys is a wonderful grandson, Landon. She also enjoys boating, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Debra

    Debra is one of the Opticians at Hester Eye Associates with over 30 years experience in all aspects of the optical industry. She joined Dr. Hester in August 2010. Debra has one daughter, Victoria. In her spare time, she likes to “play in the dirt”, throw darts, and enjoy the company of her schnauzer, Mardi.

  • Amy

    Amy is the Office Manager at Hester Eye Associates. She joined Dr. Hester in June 2011. She brings our patients the benefit of over 11 years of experience in the ophthalmology profession. Amy has a strong customer service background from working management positions in the hospitality field. In her free time, Amy enjoys scrapbooking, kayaking and other outdoor activities.

  • Deanna

    Deanna is one of our opticians. She came to our office with 15 years of optometry practice experience. Her background allows her to be versatile in all areas of the practice. Deanna lives in Kennesaw with her husband Bret, and they have one daughter. She enjoys time with her family, friends, and crafts.

  • Kaiden .

    Kaiden is one of our technicians at Hester Eye Associates. She originally started working in the field three years ago. Kaiden is always happy helping others and working with patients. She enjoys spending time outdoors and with her 2 dogs, Ozzy and Sabbath.

  • Petra .

    Petra is one of our optometric technicians. She has been in the field for four years and enjoys working with patients. She is very excited to join the Hester Eye team. She enjoys spending her free time swimming, gardening, and playing with her granddaughter.

We are open for all of your eye care needs!  If you have a medical eye issue and prefer not to come in the office, we still have Telemedicine appointments available to you.  Please call the office to set one up at 770.590.8191.  Thank you!

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Hours of Operation

Lunch Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 12:30 - 1:30 & Thursday : 1:00 - 2:00 Please visit our holiday hours/closings tab for changes to our normal schedule.

Monday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-4:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Hester was very thorough and realistic about my eye care. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I am so glad I switched eye doctors!"
    Karen P.
  • "It is always a pleasure going to Hester Eye Associates. Dr. Hester's staff (Amy, Kayla, and all the others) are outstanding and very friendly and helpful. Dr. Hester and his staff always explain every step of the eye exam process. I would highly recommend Dr. Hester and his office to anyone."
    Matthew R.

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