Jerry Damme, OD

Dr. Damme 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. Damme is a native of Auburn, Nebraska, and received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Houston. He earned his doctor of optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1976. After graduation, he first worked as an optometrist at St. Joseph Hospital Eye Clinic, and then opened his own practice in Papillion in 1977. Dr. Damme joined Midwest Eye Care in 2009.

Dr. Damme has made several trips to third world countries to provide eye care through the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) program. He has resided in Sarpy County for over thirty years and has been a member of the Papillion Area Lion’s Club since 1977.

Dr. Damme is licensed for the practice of optometry by the state examining board of Nebraska.


Curriculum Vitae

Jerry G. Damme, O.D.
7202 Giles Road
La Vista, NE 68128
(402) 552-2020

University of Houston College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry
Graduation: May 1976

University of Houston
Bachelor of Science
Graduation: May 1972

Work Experience:
December 2009 – Present
Optometrist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.

May 1977 – November 2009
Solo Practitioner, Jerry G. Damme, O.D., P.C.

June 1976 – May 1977
Staff optometrist, Creighton University St. Joseph Hospital Eye Clinic

Clinical Experience:
Internship/Houston College Optometry (August 1974 – May 1976)
Comprehensive eye examinations emphasizing full-scope primary care optometry to a diverse population of low income families.   Emphasis on the detection, diagnosis, and management of ocular disease as well as the correction of ametropia with spectacle and contact lens applications.