Dr. Estes attained his Bachelor of Science degree from Ferris State University. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University in 1994. Dr. Estes is the past president of the Central Michigan Optometric Society and chaired the Continuing Education Committee of the Michigan Optometric Association. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. His specialties include primary eyecare with an emphasis on glaucoma, ocular surface disease, and low vision rehabilitation. He enjoys soccer, skiing, golf, and spending time with his wife and daughters.