Paul Hammond, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Paul Hammond is a consultative optometrist specializing in glaucoma and corneal disease in Minneapolis MN with North Suburban Eye Specialists, a multi-specialty referral practice.  He graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry with honors, and following graduation he completed an ocular disease residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami. Dr. Hammond has co-authored two textbooks and numerous articles on ocular disease, is a co-editor of  KMK Optometry Pro, and is the chair of the Education Committee for the Minnesota Optometric Association. He was named a 2020 Top Doctor in Minnesota, is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a member of the American Optometric Association, the Minnesota Optometric Association, and the Optometric Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Society.  He also has taken multiple trips to Africa and Mexico through the volunteer organizations Unite for Sight and VOSH.

Andrew Rixon, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Andrew Rixon, originally from Hartford, CT, received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2003 and completed his postgraduate residency in Family Practice at West Tennessee Eye. Following his residency, he served on faculty at Southern College of Optometry, while concurrently serving as an associate OD and education director at a local OD/MD practice. Dr.Rixon is currently an attending optometrist and the residency coordinator at a large hospital based practice in Memphis, as well as consulting faculty at SCO. Dr. Rixon is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, ABCMO certified, a site consultant for the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, serves on the board of a local subspecialty ophthalmology practice, has lectured regionally, nationally and internationally, has authored multiple posters and journal articles, is a peer reviewer for multiple optometric journals and on the editorial board of Clinical and Refractive Optometry. Presently he is on the executive board of the American Academy of Optometry’s Glaucoma Section and the online lectures and workshops committee and is the immediate past programs chair of the Glaucoma Section. He is currently pursuing diplomate status in glaucoma through AAO. Dr.Rixon is additionally an active participant in SVOSH, with multiple trips to Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean.