Dr. Dickinson is a comprehensive optometrist who specializes in routine and problem-focused eye examinations, pediatric eye care, urgent eye care, and pre- and post-operative examinations.
Dr. Dickinson is a native of northwestern Iowa, and she received her bachelor of science degree from the University of Iowa. During her undergraduate years at Iowa, Dr. Dickinson worked as a laboratory assistant in the Molecular Ophthalmology Laboratory, assisting in the genetic research of ocular diseases such as glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa and Stargardt’s Disease.
Dr. Dickinson earned her doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University and was honored as the top-ranked student in her graduating class. Through the Indiana optometric program, Dr. Dickinson completed externships at Ehrling Bergquest Hospital in Bellevue and the prestigious Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. After completing optometry school, Dr. Dickinson spent an additional year completing a residency in ocular disease and low vision at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. Dr. Dickinson joined Midwest Eye Care in July 2005.
Dr. Dickinson is licensed for the practice of optometry by the state examining boards of Iowa and Nebraska. She is a member of the Iowa Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Dickinson provides charity care through the Hope Medical Outreach Coalition and Mission Cataract. She also made four medical mission trips to Mexico and Honduras during optometry school.
Mindy J. Dickinson, O.D.
4353 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
College: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Bachelor of Science, May 2000
Optometry School: Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, Doctor of Optometry, May 2004
Residency: Ocular Disease and Low Vision, Kansas City Veterans’ Administration Medical Center, Kansas City, July 2004 – June 2005
August 2005 – Present
Optometrist, Midwest Eye Care, P.C.
October 2003-May 2004
Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine
August 2003-October 2003
Ehrling Bergquist Hospital, Offutt Air Force Base
May 2002-August 2003
Atwater & Community Eye Care Centers
American Academy of Optometry
Iowa Optometric Association
American Optometric Association