Dr. Nicholas Baughman grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University in December of 2011 with a BS in Biological Science. He then received his doctorate degree while attending The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. In 2016, he started the year off serving our Veterans' eye care needs at the Birmingham VA before joining the Family Vision Team in the summer of 2016.
Dr. Baughman did an externship at the Eye Foundation of Utah where he focused on the management and treatment of Dry Eye Disease and Glaucoma. He then went on to extern with an Ophthalmologist in London, KY. He enjoys going on medical mission trips, his most recent trip was to Costa Rica. Dr. Baughman specializes in Primary Care Optometry including treatment of Ocular Disease such as
Dry Eye Disease and Glaucoma, Co-Management of Cataract Surgery and LASIK Surgery and the
fitting of Contact Lenses. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association, the Piedmont Optometric Society and he is also a TLC affiliated doctor.
Outside of eye care, Dr. Baughman loves spending time with friends and family. He likes to stay active
playing sports like tennis and softball as well as fishing whenever he gets the chance. During the fall,
you will most likely find him cheering on his Clemson Tigers.