Thomas Pinkston, OD
Dr. Pinkston is co-owner of Haywood Family Eye Care in Waynesville, NC. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012. After graduation, he completed his residency in ocular disease and refractive surgery in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2016, he moved to NC to pursue private practice ownership at Haywood Family Eye Care. Dr. Pinkston was named “Young OD of the Year” in 2015 by the Georgia Optometric Association and the 2020 “Young Alumnus of the Year” by UAB School of Optometry. Dr. Pinkston’s unique focus on team management and culture has helped grow his practice and relocate the 60+ year old practice to a new and unique, eight exam lane, 5,000 sq ft facility in 2021. In 2022, Haywood Family Eye Care was named one of Invision’s Magazines finest optical retailers.
Focusing on your patients’ needs is the fastest way to make your optical a winner.
By Thomas Pinkston, OD
May 2, 2023