April 15, 2015

Michael Ohlson Named Optometrist of the Year

Michael Ohlson, OD, FAAO, ARBO Immediate Past President, was named Optometrist of the Year by the Iowa Optometric Association. Dr. Ohlson graduated from the University Of Houston College Of Optometry. He has been awarded Diplomate status in the American Academy of Optometry Primary Care Section and the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. Dr. Ohlson was also inducted as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in 2013.

Dr. Ohlson practices in West Union, Iowa. He serves as the low vision consultant to Iowa Educational Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired. His volunteer efforts include InfantSEE, Head Start, Lions Clubs International/Special Olympics Opening Eyes, and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity/International. Dr. Ohlson resides in rural Iowa with his wife, Joleen, and daughter, Samantha.