Dr. Roark graduated with High Honors from Indiana University with a Doctorate in Optometry and founded Allisonville Eye Care Center in Fishers, Indiana in 2003. He is certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease by the International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry and is a member of the American and Indiana Optometric Associations. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and serves as the Optometry Representative for the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee for the State of Indiana.
Dr. Roark enjoys full-scope optometry utilizing advanced technology and has extensive experience in the management of ocular conditions including Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, and Dry Eye Disease. He has a special interest in ocular nutrition and has lectured frequently to other Eye Care Professionals, both nationally and internationally, on the important role of macular nutrition in reducing the risk of ocular disease and enhancing visual performance, especially contrast sensitivity. Dr. Roark was honored to speak at the 2018 Brain and Ocular Nutrition Conference at Cambridge University and recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article published in a special edition of the Molecular Nutrition and Food Research journal on “Nutrition for the Eye and Brain”.
Dr. Roark has been involved in providing mobile eye care services to the poor in several third world countries including Bolivia, Honduras, Jamaica, Haiti, and Dominica. Additionally, he has provided eye care services to assisted-living residents of Indianapolis for over twenty years.