Hometown Eyecare and Optical is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services and eye care products including eyeglasses, sunglasses, specialty eyewear, and contact lenses.

Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality of eye care available. It shows in everything that we do. From your first contact with us to any in-office visits, we aim to provide you with first-class hometown service. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!

Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.

Derek A. Walton, OD

Dr. Walton is excited to be practicing in his hometown. He has been working as an optometrist since 2011 and loves the work he does. He especially enjoys meeting people from diverse backgrounds, getting to know them personally, and helping them achieve clear, healthy vision.

Dr. Walton was raised in Riverton and graduated from Riverton High School in 2000. He then received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management at Ricks College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Wyoming, and a Doctor of Optometry degree at the Southern California College of Optometry, graduating Magna Cum Laude in the class of 2011.

On a personal note, Dr. Walton enjoys sports, playing the piano, being in Wyoming’s outdoors, and spending time with his wife, Ashley, and their four fun-loving children.

About Our Team

Our friendly team of eye care professionals is here to help you understand your benefits, schedule appointments, assist in your eye exam, and give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear.


Kammi is the head optician at Hometown Eyecare and Optical. She was born and raised in Riverton. She ventured outside of Wyoming’s state lines for 22 years but returned in 2014. She began her optical career in 1998 and is a trusted expert in crafting, fitting, and troubleshooting eyewear. She is dedicated to expanding her knowledge as technology changes in the optical field. When not working with glasses, Kammi participates in local roller derby events and she enjoys being with her family and animals.


Lori is our receptionist and billing specialist. She is also actively involved in patient care. She was born and raised in Riverton and has decades of experience in the medical and eye care fields. When she is away from the office, Lori loves spending time with her family.