Dr. Lloyd Mason - A native of Hazlehurst, Georgia, began practicing Optometry in 1995. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Brewton-Parker College in 1991, and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in 1995. He completed an internship at a specialty contact lens practice in Germantown, TN, and an internship in ocular disease at OMNI Eye Services in Atlanta, GA. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, and the Georgia Optometric Association, having served as president of the Southern District of Optometrists. He has also served as a GOA Legislative keyperson. His civic activities include serving as a director of the Hazlehurst Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as Chairman of the Hospital Authority, and has been involved with the local Rotary club. He and his family are members of Southside Baptist Church where he serves as a deacon and a Sunday School teacher. He is married to Lisa Mason who teaches in the Jeff Davis County School System, and they have 3 children, Brittany, Hannah, and Alex. They are also proud grandparents of their newest grandson, Mason. When not working with patients he enjoys, spending time with his family and doing anything that involves being outside.