Abigail Jackson, OD

Dr. Jackson is a comprehensive optometrist who specializes in routine and problem-focused eye examinations, contact lens fittings, pediatric eye care, urgent eye care and pre- and post-operative care.

Dr. Jackson is a Creston, Iowa native, and she received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Creighton University. After graduation, Dr. Jackson worked at Midwest Eye Care as registered nurse assisting several ophthalmologists. She returned to college in 2004, and earned her doctor of optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 2008. Through the UAB optometric program, Dr. Jackson completed externships at the Tuscaloosa Veteran’s Administration and Midwest Eye Care.

After completing optometry school, Dr. Jackson spent an additional year completing a residency in ocular disease and low vision at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. Dr. Jackson joined Midwest Eye Care in August 2009. Dr. Jackson is licensed for the practice of optometry by the state examining boards of Iowa and Nebraska. She is a member of the Nebraska Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and American Academy of Optometry.

Curriculum Vitae

Abigail A. Jackson, O.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 552-2020

Education:
College:  Creighton University, Omaha, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2000

Optometry School:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, Birmingham, Doctor of Optometry, 2008

Residency: Ocular Disease and Low Vision, Kansas City Veterans’ Administration Medical Center, Kansas City, July 2008 – June 2009

Medical Licensure:
Iowa #2469
Nebraska #13

Employment History:
August 2009 – Present
Optometrist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.

November 2000 – July 2004
Registered nurse, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.

June 2000 – November 2009
Registered nurse, University of Nebraska Medical Center2

Clinical Experience:
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
Birmingham, Alabama
August 2005 – May 2008 (excluding externship periods listed below)

Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
Omaha, Nebraska
June 2007 – August 2007

Tuscaloosa Veteran’s Administration
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
December 2007 – February 2008

Memberships:
American Academy of Optometry
American Optometric Association
Nebraska Optometric Association