Dr. Tom Anderson was born and raised in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and graduated from Fort Dodge High School. After graduation, he attended Luther College for 2 years and transferred to the University of Iowa where he graduated in 1981. Dr. Anderson is a 1988 graduate of Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois, specializing in contact lenses. While at ICO, he was on the Dean’s list. Dr. Anderson worked at LensCrafters in Cedar Rapids from 1988-2005, at which time he joined Dr. Brown in private practice in Hiawatha. Dr. Anderson joined the Iowa Eyecare family on December 30th, 2011.

Dr. Anderson’s wife Sharon is an advisor of insurance for businesses at The Accel Group, and they have three children. The family are members at First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids. Besides being the biggest supporter of his children’s sporting activities, Dr. Anderson enjoys a good golf game, basketball, and of course seeing a great Iowa football game.

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