Hearing. O.D., F.A.A.O.
Board Certified Optometric Physician
Director - Optometric Services Medical Ministry International
Medical Center Office
Dr. M. Richard (Scott) Hearing is a long time resident of Jupiter, Florida, having lived here since 1968. He graduated with honors from Jupiter High School. He attended the University of South Florida and attained his Associates and Bachelor degrees in 1979. From Tampa, he moved to Los Angeles, California and received his doctorate in 1984 from the Southern California College of Optometry.
Dr. Hearing has received his clinical training in Los Angeles Veterans Administration Outpatient Hospital, the Long Beach Naval Hospital/ Terminal Island, and the Optometric Center of Fullerton, as well as other Clinics and Eye Institutes. Dr. Hearing received his Board Certification in March of 1987, and he has just completed his thirteenth year of private practice in Jupiter and Stuart, Florida.
In December of 1994, Dr. Hearing was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry. He has been selected as a clinical affiliate for the Summit Eximer Laser Program and serves as a consultant for refractive surgery and corneal reshaping. He also serves as the eye consultant for The Salemo Bay Manor Skilled Nursing Facility.
Additionally, Dr. Hearing is a former U.S. Army Reserve Medical Officer, having been assigned to Lister Army Hospital, the United States Army Aviation Medical Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama.
Dr. Hearing is a Diplomate of the low vision section of the American Optometric Association and is an active member of the Palm Beach, Florida and American Optometric Associations. He is certified in low vision by the state of Florida Division of Blind Services. He is one of the few low vision specialists in the United States who is involved with the Low Vision Enhancement System (LVES), developed at John Hopkins University, and the Autofocus Telescope System (VES-AF), developed at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.