Dr. Joy Tomko


Joy Tomko, O.D.


Dr. Joy Tomko is a licensed therapeutic optometrist. She was raised in Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Saint Vincent College. After graduation, she attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she received her Bachelors in Visual Science and her Doctorate of Optometry degree.



Dr. Tomko has been practicing optometry in Hampton Roads since receiving her degree. She has extensive training in the treatment of eye diseases, such as dry-eye, ocular allergies, glaucoma and diabetes. Dr. Tomko also has a widespread knowledge in specialty contact lens fittings, pediatric exams and low vision. She also provides comprehensive medical eye care services.


Dr. Tomko is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association and the Tidewater Optometric Association. She currently resides in Chesapeake with her husband, Paul, a local pediatrician. Her outside interests include reading, cooking and spending time outdoors.


Hear what Dr. Tomko’s patients have to say:


“Wonderful, knowledgable staff. Can’t wait to get my new glasses!” – Elizabeth Malcom


“We have loved every aspect of VB Eye Center! The staff is always so helpful, love Dr Tomko, and the selection of eyewear and help navigating our insurance and FSA is always amazing!!” – Amanda Morgan


“This is by far the best doctors office I have ever been to. Not just eye doctor any doctor. They are polite, hospitable and accommodating. If you need an eye doctor and you live near by, this is the place to go.” – Michelle Cates


“Each and every one of your staff have my complete satisfaction as one of the best medical practices I have ever attended. ” – Troy A. Tripamer