Skip to Main Content

Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Hester Eye Associates, PC the leading provider of vision care products and services in Kennesaw.

Dr. Mark R. Hester

Dr. Hester invites you to visit our office and experience his dream. In May 2002 he established Hester Eye Associates, after being in a group optometric practice for 6 years. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Optometry School. Dr. Hester is an active member of the American and Georgia Optometric Associations. He is also active in the Rotary Club of North Cobb, and the Kennesaw Business Association. Dr. Hester is native to Kennesaw. He and his wife, Sandy, have a blended family of 6 boys, and a wonderful grandson, Landon. Dr. Hester enjoys camping, boating, and scouting activities.


Sandy is the Executive Director at Hester Eye Associates. She brings skills to the office that include Laser Vision Correction as well as superb patient services. She serves as the Vision Source Representative for our office. Sandy and her husband have a blended family of 6 boys. Her greatest joy is a wonderful grandson, Landon, born July 28th, 2011. She also enjoys boating, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.


Debra is one of the Opticians at Hester Eye Associates with over 30 years experience in all aspects of the optical industry. She joined Dr. Hester in August 2010.  Debra has one daughter, Victoria. In her spare time, she likes to “play in the dirt”, throw darts, and enjoy the company of her schnauzer, Mardi.


Amy is the Office Manager at Hester Eye Associates. She joined Dr. Hester in June 2011.  She brings our patients the benefit of over 11 years of experience in the ophthalmology profession.  Amy has a strong customer service background from working management positions in the hospitality field. In her free time, Amy enjoys scrapbooking, kayaking and other outdoor activities.


Deanna is one of our opticians. She came to our office with 15 years of optometry practice experience.  Her background allows her to be versatile in all areas of the practice.  Deanna lives in Kennesaw with her husband Bret, and they have one daughter.  She enjoys time with her  family, friends, and crafts.


Donna was born and raised in Marietta.  She has 20 years experience in contact lenses.  She enjoys paddle-boarding, being on the beach, and spending time with her family.  Donna and her husband, Scott, have one son, Parker.