Attended Baylor University 1976- 1979 Early admission to the University of Houston College of Optometry 1979 Bachelor of Science – University of Houston 1981 Doctor of Optometry – University of Houston 1983

Work Experience:

1983-1984 Worked with Dr. John Thomson. Optometrist. Denison. TX

1984-1985 Worked with Dr. Charles McKissick and Dr. Ed Slack, Optometrists. McKinney. TX

1985 Opened private Optometric practice in Allen. TX in Eric Vita Building 1996- Built present building at 32 1 N. Allen Dr.

1997 Brought in Associate. Dr. William C. Kritzer. Jr.


Married with two children

Deacon and active member of First BaptIst Church of Allen, TX

Leads Christian Boys Mentoring Group for grades 7-12 at First Baptist Church of Allen, TX


Family Practice

Hard to fit contact lens

Laser vision consultant

Board Certified Therapeutic Optometrist

  • Dr. William Kritzer, Jr. is originally from Lubbock, TX and earned his undergraduate degree in Business Management at Texas Tech University in 1979

  • Upon graduation Dr. Kritzer worked at Texas Instruments in the consumer products division for the next four years. 

  • Inspired by his optometrist in Lubbock, he returned to school at the University of Houston, College of Optometry and earned his doctorate in 1987

  • Upon graduation, Dr. Kritzer moved to the Dallas area and worked in a private practice for 10 years in Plano. 

  • After his 10 years in Plano, he associated himself with Dr. Jeffery Wood in Allen, TX. 

Specializations and Certifications:

  • Hard to fit contact lens patients

  • Expertise in fitting multi-focal contact lenses

  • Board certified by the Texas Optometry Board as a Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist

  • Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

  • Member Texas Optometric Association

  • Member of Northeast Texas Optometric Society


Dr. Brooks Wood grew up right here in Allen, Texas and is excited to be back serving his hometown with his wife and son.

Dr. Wood graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University and then continued on to receive his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.

Accolades and Experience:

  • Board Certified Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist.

  • He received advanced training in cataract surgery co-management, and glaucoma treatment at his time at the University of Houston College of Optometry

  • He completed clinical rotations at La Nueva Casa de Amigos and Good Neighbor Eye Clinic in Houston, Texas where he improved access to care to both adults and children in underprivileged communities all while gaining valuable clinic experience in the management of various eye diseases including diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, and glaucoma.

  • Member of American Optometric Association

  • Member of Texas Optometric Association