J. James Thimons, OD


Dr. J. James ThimonsDr. J. James Thimons is a skilled optometrist who has years of experience in the field. He has authored numerous articles on general eye health, glaucoma, dry eye, congenital eye diseases, visual sensitivity, digital retinal imaging and LASIK vision correction surgery that have appeared in national and international publications.

Training and Education

Dr. Thimons earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University, College of Optometry. He completed his residency at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, where he later served as Chief of Optometry Service. Prior to joining OCC, Dr. Thimons served as the Director of the Glaucoma Institute at the State University in New York.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Thimons is currently a Clinical Professor at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and the New England College of Optometry (NEWENCO). He is also an Affiliate Professor at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

Memberships and Awards

In recognition of his excellent track record in the field of optometry, Dr. Thimons has received numerous awards, including the President’s Award from the Connecticut Optometric Association (CAO), a Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Service from the New Jersey Optometric Association, a Distinguished Service Award from the New York State Optometric Association and a Special Service Award from the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Thimons is a member of several professional associations and serves as the Chairman for the National Cornea & Anterior Segment Society.

OCC Obtains the Latest LenSx Laser

Committed to providing our vision correction patients with the latest available technology, OCC has acquired yet another revolutionary cataract surgery system called the LenSx Laser. This computer-guided laser enables our doctors to perform laser cataract surgery, an even safer and more precise procedure that enhances your vision correction results and greatly reduces the possibility of complications associated with less advanced surgical devices.

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