Dr. Tyler Thornton is originally from Jacksonville, Florida, where he lived for the first 18 years of his life before attending Clemson University for Bioengineering. After graduating cum laude, he attended MCPHS University School of Optometry in Worcester, MA.
He completed an externship at the Family health Center of Worcester, MA, where he attended to the visual needs of the under-privileged community. He also completed externships at VA hospitals in Wyoming and Florida, where he learned more about working with the varied needs of our veterans.
His eye care passions include contact lenses and education on the finer points of our visual system. Outside of working, he has keen interests in travelling, sports (especially Clemson football), the outdoors, and trivia (watch for him on Jeopardy some day).