Dr. Townsend practices in Canyon, TX. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston College of Optometry and preceptor for senior externs who rotate through his practice. Dr. Townsend conducts research in pharmaceutical agents, contact lens materials and solutions, and ocular surface disease. He serves on the advisory board and conducts research for TearLab. When not seeing patients, Dr. Townsend enjoys splitting wood at his cabin in New Mexico.