Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Dr. Finley’s Family Eyecare the leading provider of vision care products and services in Herndon.
Dr. Thomas P. Finley, O.D. F.A.A.O.
Dr. Thomas P. Finley is committed to providing you with the highest standards of professional eyecare available.
Dr. Finley is originally from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis College in Pennsylvania and his Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Following graduation, he served as an optometry officer in the United States Air Force for eight years, and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the Commendation Medal.
Dr. Finley has served as an adjunct clinical professor for The Pennsylvania College of Optometry, The University of Alabama School of Optometry, and The InterAmerican Puerto Rico School of Optometry.
He has been a clinical investigator for major contact lens companies, and an Advisory Board member for TLC Laser Centers.
Dr. Finley has published several articles in professional and trade journals and local newspapers. He’s lectured at many educational conferences on contact lenses, laser vision correction, eye diseases, and children’s vision and also gave presentations about the eyes and vision care to many service organizations, schools, and nursing homes.
Dr. Finley is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Optometry, and a member of the American Optometric Association, The American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, Virginia Optometric Association, and Northern Virginia Optometric Society. He serves as a Contact Lens Expert Speaker for Bausch + Lomb, and was recently cited as one of the top 20 fitters in the country for Paragon’s CRT (Corneal Refractive Therapy)Specialty lenses.
Locally, Dr. Finley serves as an active member of the Herndon Rotary Club (past president), Herndon Chamber of Commerce (past board member), Optimist Club, and Knights of Columbus (past board member). He is a past board member and contributor for the Jeanie Schmidt Free Clinic. He was awarded the town’s “Distinguished Service Award” for volunteer community service, and the Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year Award”. He was also awarded the Times Community Newspapers “Best Eye Doctor” several times in their Best in Fairfax competition. He was also awarded the Jeanie Schmidt Free Clinic’s Medical Specialty Practice of the Year in 2010 and the Virginia Optometric Association’s Distinguished Optometrist of the Year in 2012.
Dr. Finley lives in Herndon with his wife Bev. He has enjoyed coaching his 4 children in youth baseball/softball and basketball for over 20 years, and has recently retired from playing softball. Some day he hopes to break 100 on the golf course.
Dr. Colin Grant, O.D.
Dr. Grant became passionate about optometry at a very young age due to his mother’s genetic eye disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa. He is originally from Los Angeles, California, where he attended California State University and obtained a B.S. in Biology in 2004. After college he worked at the Boxer Wachler Vision Institute in Beverly Hills, California, and was published in multiple professional journals.
Dr. Grant completed his Doctorate of Optometry from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry. While there, he learned to speak Spanish fluently, won multiple leadership awards and upon graduation was recognized as “Best in Class” by Vision Monday Magazine, a highly read and respected ophthalmic industry journal. He completed a low vision/traumatic brain injury rehabilitation externship at the Veterans Affair Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as well as externships in ocular disease, and specialty contact lenses.
He joined Dr. Finley’s family practice in July of 2013. Dr. Grant is an avid sports fan and he enjoys spending his free time outdoors and staying active.