Dr. Claypool graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and completed his optometric studies with honors at Pacific University College of Optometry. He received a competitive Health Professions Scholarship from the Air Force and served for three years at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana.
His practice specialties are dry eye disease management, corneal refractive surgery, glaucoma, ocular disease and optimizing integrated care between optometry and ophthalmology. He also fits specialty contact lenses for keratoconus and post corneal transplant eyes. Dr. Claypool has lectured around the nation on topics covering complex eye diseases and is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Physicians of Washington.
A native of Spokane, Dr. Claypool is grateful to call the Inland Northwest home. Dr. Claypool and his wife, Shaillé are the proud parents of four wonderful children. In his spare time, he enjoys racquetball, the outdoors, volunteering at his church and especially playing with his kids. He is fluent in Spanish after previously serving a two-year mission for his church in Ecuador.