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Tom Akers, O.D.

Thomas Akers, OD

Optometrist at eyecarecenter Rocky Mount SunsetAccepting new patients?Yes
3044 Sunset Ave.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 443-7011

About Dr. Thomas Akers

Dr. Tom Akers was born in Southampton, NY and travelled the world while growing up in a military family. He attended West Virginia University Institute of Technology, where he was a dean's list scholar majoring in chemistry and minoring in biology. Following his junior year, he was accepted into graduate school at Illinois College of Optometry. While in Chicago, he completed an externship at the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind where he worked with the severely visually impaired. Dr. Akers graduated with his Doctor of Optometry degree in May of 1985.

Dr. Akers joined eyecarecenter on Sunset Avenue in October 1985. He is married with 2 adult children. Dr. Akers enjoys traveling with his family, photography and golf.

Hours of Operation:

SundayClosed
Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
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Education

Bachelor of Chemistry, Minor in Biology - West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Doctor of Optometry - Illinois College of Optometry

Payments Accepted

  • Care Credit
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit/Credit
  • Sunbit

Accepted Insurances

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AmeriHealth Caritas vision insurance logo
Avesis insurance logo
Blue Cross Blue Shield vision medical insurance logo
Bright Health vision insurance logo
Cigna health insurance vision insurance logo
Community Eye Care vision insurance logo
Davis Vision Logo
EyeMed Logo
Humana logo
March Vision Logo
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National Vision Administrators (NVA) vision insurance logo
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Tricare vision insurance medical insurance logo
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  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • Community Eye Care
  • Davis Vision
  • Envolve Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Humana
  • March Vision
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • National Vision Administrators (NVA)
  • Outlook
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Triad HealthCare Network
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VACCN)
  • Vision Benefits of America
  • Vision Care Direct
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • WellCare Health Plans