Dr. Thompson is an Albemarle native. After graduating from Albemarle High School, he received his undergraduate degree from NC State University. Dr. Thompson then went on to receive his Doctorate degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Upon returning to Albemarle, Dr. Thompson joined the practice of Dr. Keith Wolf, his eye doctor since childhood. Dr. Thompson purchased the practice upon Dr. Wolf’s death in late 1986. He continued to practice there until March of 2013 when he moved the business to the current location in the Centre Pointe Shopping Center in east Albemarle.