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Important COVID-19 Closure Information

Per recommendations of the CDC, the governor, AOA, and our state board, our office will continue to be closed for routine eye exams until May 1.

This is a fluid situation and may change. We may be able to open up earlier than May 1, 2020, but we will keep you informed. We will still be available for any emergent care during this time.

If you have an emergency please call our office and leave Dr. Thompson a message by pressing extension 2 after calling. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope that you understand we are doing this for the safety of our patients, the community and our staff. We will not be selling any glasses at this time to keep everyone out of the office.

We will still be dispensing glasses and contacts that have already been ordered but request that you call ahead and pay so we can bring the items to you curbside.


Our hours for available pickup and emergency appointments will be 9 am -2 pm Monday and Wednesday and 10 am-2 pm Tuesday and Thursday. Our Saturday hours will be discontinued at this time.

If you have an appointment scheduled during our scheduled closure, we will be contacting you soon to reschedule.

If you are in dire need of contacts to get you through to your appointment please let us know, and we can accommodate you. If your contact lens prescription is about to expire please call the office and we can extend your RX for a few months on a case by case basis. We can order you a limited supply of lenses and ship them directly to your house if you need it.

If you have any questions or problems please contact the office. If you call when we are not in the office, please leave a message and we will get back with you.

If there are any emergent situations please contact us and we will be glad to get you on the schedule. If there is anything we can do to help you during these dire circumstances please let us know.

We wish everyone safety and wellness during this period of uncertainty. We will provide updates when we have more information in the next few weeks.

God Bless and stay safe out there. We will get through this and look forward to opening our office ASAP to accommodate everyone.

Dr. Travis Thompson, O.D.

Hardin Valley Optometrist

Dr. Thompson offers comprehensive vision exams at our Hardin Valley optometrist office. At Hardin Valley Eyecare & Optical, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems. We use advanced diagnostic technology and vision correction products and are committed to improving the quality of life in the Knoxville community through enhanced vision. Give yourself the gift of clear vision – schedule an appointment with Dr. Travis Thompson today.

We offer convenient 24/7 appointment bookings through our website. We’re open 10am to 5pm Tuesdays and Thursdays with extended hours on Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 6pm. Need a Saturday appointment? You are in luck! Hardin Valley Eyecare & Optical is open 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturdays for appointments. Schedule an appointment today!

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