Thomas A. Wilson, O.D. is a 1987 graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry. He has been in private practice in Monument and Colorado Springs since his graduation. Dr. Wilson was happy to open his own private practice, Pine Creek Vision Clinic, in 2012. He enjoys serving his patients and sharing all that Pine Creek Vision Clinic has to offer.
Dr. Wilson has been president and trustee of the Colorado Optometric Association and is actively involved in the political processes of optometry in Colorado. He is an active member of the Colorado and American Optometric Associations and the Sports Vision Section of the AOA.
One of Dr. Wilson’s areas of special interest includes the visual rehabilitation of stroke and head injury patients. He received his Fellowship from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development in 1989. Dr. Wilson is presently the only optometrist on staff at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs. He specializes in the treatment of double vision, visual field loss, tracking and focusing problems.
“Sports Vision for Better Performance” was written by Dr . Wilson and published by Human Kinetics. The book was written for athletes interested in improving their visual performance on the field of play. His book has sold thousands of copies worldwide. It is currently available as an ebook. If you are a coach, athlete, athletic trainer, or parent, SportsVision: Training for Better Performance can improve athletic performance, no matter what sport you’re involved in.
Dr. Wilson has many fun and helpful vision enhancement exercises to improve any athlete’s visual skills. Dr. Wilson has also served as a consultant to the USA Shooting Team, The United States Air Force Academy and the University of Colorado.
Another special interest for Dr. Wilson is the visual deficits so many children experience in school. From eye turns to tracking, many children suffer needlessly from vision issues which can be treated through eye exercises. Dr. Wilson specializes in the visual remediation of children with vision related learning problems, helping many children who would have otherwise needlessly struggled in school.
Being involved in the community has been a cornerstone of Dr. Wilson’s career. He has done cow eye dissections at the local schools, helped form El Paso County School District 20’s vision screening protocols, participated in vision screenings in Mexico, been a regular Health Fair participant and is a provider for the Infant See Program.
Dr. Wilson and his wife, Mary Beth, were married in Monument, CO in 1985. They enjoy spending time in the Colorado outdoors especially when their busy children can join them. Garrett is a 2011 graduate of the Air Force Academy and is currently an Air Force search and rescue helicopter pilot. Hannah graduated from CU-Boulder in 2015 and is pursuing her master’s degree and will become a Physician’s Assistant in 2017. Claire is a 2015 graduate of Palmer Ridge High School and is currently attending Regis University in Denver focusing on a nursing degree and running cross country for the university.