Dr. Charles G. Glaser, a native New Orleanian, graduated from Louisiana State University in 1970 before earning his doctor of optometry degree from the distinguished Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He then joined the Ophthalmology Department of Ochsner Clinic, treating patients and teaching resident doctors about the theory and practice of contact lens fitting. In 1976, Dr. Glaser opened St. Charles Vision’s first office in Boutte, LA, specializing in hard-to-fit contact lens patients and medical management of eye disease.
Dr. Glaser is board-certified in therapeutic medications in Louisiana and Tennessee and is a member of the Louisiana State Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association and the Contact Lens Section of the AOA.
Dr. Glaser is also involved in a number of non-profit organizations. After Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Glaser facilitated the donation of over $45,000 in in-kind services and products to the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic, providing struggling musicians with free eyecare, glasses and contact lenses. He has served as chairman and is currently ex-officio on the Board of The Lighthouse For The Blind and has served on the Board of Directors for Touro Synagogue.
An avid cyclist, Dr. Glaser also enjoys gardening, running and hiking with his wife Cathy and their three children.