Thomas "Tom" Akers, OD

Thomas Akers, OD

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

About Dr. Thomas Akers

Thomas "Tom" Akers, OD, is a primary care optometrist in Rocky Mount, NC at eyecarecenter. Dr. Akers 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, Dr. Akers was accepted into optometry 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:

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
This office is now accepting appointments for eye exams!
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Bachelor of Chemistry, Minor in Biology from West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Doctor of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry

Payments Accepted

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Sunbit
  • Major Credit Cards

Accepted Insurances

Aetna 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 insurance logo
EyeMed vision insurance logo
Humana logo
March Vision Insurance Logo
National Vision Administrators (NVA) vision insurance logo
Spectera Logo
Superior Vision commercial insurance logo vision
Triad HealthCare Network
Tricare vision insurance medical insurance logo
United Healthcare logo
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Vision Benefits of America insurance logo
Vision care direct insurance logo
Vision service plan (VSP) 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 Vision
  • 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