Phone: (828) 524-6411

Dr David S. Hill Optometrist
9 Edgewood Ave
Franklin, NC 28734
PHONE:     (828) 524-6411
Monday:       8:30 - 5:00
Tuesday:       8:30 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:30 - 5:00
Thursday:     8:30 - 5:00

About Our Team

Dr. David Hill

Dr David HillDr. David Hill, a second generation optometrist, is a native Maconian who grew up in Franklin, and graduated from Franklin High School in 1974. He attended and graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. After graduating from UT, he attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis Tennessee.

Upon completion of his training he joined in his fathers’ Optometric practice in Franklin in 1984. Dr. Hill was fortunate to have practiced with his father for five years before his father passed away. Since returning to Franklin, Dr. Hill has been very involved in the community and his profession.

After practicing for 21 years in downtown Franklin, Dr. Hill, his staff, and 21 years of memories moved to the corner of Edgewood Avenue and Highway 441 on the South side of Franklin on May 1st, 2006, where the practice now continues.



MelissaMelissa, a native Maconian, has been Dr. Hill’s Optometric Technician since 2001 and does a multitude of things around the office. She preps patients for Dr. Hill and operates many of the sophisticated ophthalmic instruments used in specialized testing.

She also assists patients with insurance and accounting questions. Being knowledgeable in contact lenses, she also regularly helps and trains patients in the use and care of their contact lenses. Melissa is always there to help and assist you with your eye care needs.



YevetteYevette, originally from Asheville, moved to Franklin in 2009 with her husband Mark. Yevette has been working in the Optical business since 1992. She is a Licensed Dispensing Optician, who takes special care to make sure your glasses and or contact lenses fit properly.

Yevette’s interests away from work includes a serious pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. This includes daily workouts and she and Mark are both personal trainers. They like to travel and experience different places and cultures.



CraigCraig was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. After graduating from High School, Craig attended college where he earned a degree in communications. Shortly thereafter, Craig moved to California and then to Florida working in customer service and retail sales for nearly thirty years.

Craig and his wife moved from Florida to Franklin in 2001, where Craig continued working retail sales until he joined Dr. Hill’s team in 2004. Twelve years later, Craig continues to work the front office for Dr. Hill where his duties include reception work along with all the other technical tasks now needed to keep our Optometric operations in pace with the ever changing technologies necessary to maintain smooth operations of the entire office of Dr. David Hill.