Welcome to Hermitage Eye Care

Hermitage Eye Care was established over 30 years ago and is rooted in the Hermitage community. Our office focuses on customer care and personal service while providing the most advanced technology in eye health. Your eye health effects all aspects of your everyday life thus making it important to maintain care for them.

We would love to meet you. Make an appointment and come see why we are considered one of the most loved clinics in this area. You won’t be disappointed.

Our Hours

Monday 8:00-6:00
Tuesday 8:00-6:00
Wednesday 7:00-1:00
Thursday 7:00-5:00
Friday 7:00-3:00

Our Location

232 Jackson Meadows Drive Hermitage, TN 37076


Meet Dr. Hammond.

Our beloved doctor has a passion for people. He is on top of the most advanced technology and remains in continued education to bring the best to his patients.

Dr. Hammond graduated from Southern College of Optometry and is a member of the American Optometric Association, The Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and the Tennessee Academy of Optometry. Invested in his community, he is also a member of the Donelson-Hermitage Exchange Club and the Chamber of Commerce.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, reading and tinkering with old cars.


Our experienced staff provides quality personal service.

Each patient is unique. We make sure their needs are met through services and products that fit them. Come see us and experience it for yourself!


Susanna Worthington

Office Manager

Susanna joined Dr. Hammond in 2015.  She brings over 11 years of medical industry knowledge and experience with her.  Susanna has enjoyed expanding her knowledge of the optical industry.  Some of Susanna’s priorities are quality patient care, communication, and assisting in the development of the overall office. She is from North Carolina but has lived in the Nashville area for over 12 years.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and watching sports.

Victoria Shauver

Optometric Technician

Victoria has been in the optical industry for over 3 years  She collects health histories, takes retinal photos, checks intraocular pressures and more for Dr. Hammond.  Victoria enjoys living in the Mount Juliet area with her family.

Patti Hampel

Insurance Coordinator

Patti has been a member of the team for the last several years.  She uses her years of experience in administration and customer service to answer your questions, bill insurance claims, and update patient accounts. In her spare time she spends time with her husband, 3 children, 2 daughters-in-law, and 4 adorable grandsons.

Lydia Brooker


Lydia has been in the optical world for over 5 years.  She does a great job helping select the best pair of lenses and frames for you.  Lydia also helps patients with broken glasses and adjustments.  She is excited to be living back in the Nashville area with her husband and exploring the city again.

Brittany Taylor

Front Office Coordinator

Brittany will be the one to greet you with a smile. Her experience in front office and customer service will quickly help with your check in process. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and going on outdoor adventures.

Cindy Davison

For many years you may have seen Cindy’s smile around HEC in various capacities as she has been assisting us on an occasional basis.  In 2015 we were lucky to have Cindy officially join us as a part-time optical assistant.  Her knowledge of HEC and her customer service focus will be an asset for all our patients.  Cindy grew up and still lives in Mt. Juliet where she and her wonderful husband have three busy children ranging from 22 to 14.  She is very active in church and enjoys time with her family.  Cindy dreams of one day moving into Cinderella’s castle at Walt Disney World.


Glenda Hammond

Glenda returned to Hermitage Eye Care as a consultant a few years ago after a 15 year hiatus from the optical industry. Glenda’s focus is on the HR and accounting – assisting Dr. Hammond and staff with the best business practices. Glenda is married to Dr. Hammond and they are blessed with their son Ian and daughter-in-law Brooke.



Jasmine is our mascot and good will ambassador.  She enjoys the attention she receives from almost all visitors to Hermitage Eye Care. Our younger patients enjoy playing ball with her and the adults can’t help but rub her ears. No, you can’t take her home with you; she works security at the Hammond house when not in the office.


Insurance We Accept

  • VSP
  • Davis
  • EyeMed
  • BCBS
  • Superior Vision
  • TriCare
  • TennCare Select
  • Vision Care Plan
  • Cigna
  • Humana Vision
  • Medicare


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