Meet the Staff

At Coastal Eye Care, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

Our staff of professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eye wear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our staff and make an appointment.


docDr. Carlton Hicks attended Mercer University and graduated from Southern College of Optometry with a Doctor of Optometry degree. His entire practice life has been spent in Glynn County where he has been very active in civic organizations. He was elected president of the Brunswick-Glynn Co. Chamber of Commerce and served for 15 years on the board of the Brunswick Port authority, three terms as chairman.

Dr. Hicks has also been very active in his profession. He is a past president of the Georgia Optometric Association and received the Optometrist of the Year award for his leadership. He also received the “Optometrist of the Year in the South” award from the Southern Council of Optometry, a professional organization comprised of Optometrist from eleven southeastern states.

Dr. Hicks and his wife, Jenny are long time residents of St. Simons and are members of the St. Simons United Methodist Church.


Molly

Molly Hicks Hardin has a Bachelor degree in Fashion Merchandising and is a Licensed Dispensing Optician. This combination makes her extremely qualified to help patients with frame selection. She is also NCLE and ABO certified, taking continuing education on a regular basis staying up to date on the latest lens technology, fashion trends and offering that to our patients.

Molly moved back home to St. Simons Island in 2010 to work with her father, Dr. Carlton Hicks. She has 3 sons, one of which is married. She loves spending time with them, cooking, fishing, hanging out on the beach and traveling. Molly is very active in the recovery community and serves on the Board of the Salvation Army.

Location


Hours of Operation

Monday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-12:30 pm

1:30 pm-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonial

  • "Everyone very friendly and helpful. Always pleasure."
    Linda S. Demandforce
  • "I love everything about this practice. Dr. Hicks is wonderful, as his is entire staff. Would highly recommend them to anyone who asks."
    Eleanor R. | Google
  • "Excellent, competent and thorough examination. Helpful, pleasant staff. Wide selection of eye-wear with expert fitting."
    Mary Jane M. | Google
  • "Great people, great service! Thank you for your time and convince! Will be glad to experience it again!"
    Loderick S. | Facebook