The Chu Vision Institute Staff
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Amanda Thurmes, O.D.

Dr. Thurmes is a native Minnesotan and grew up in St. Michael, MN. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience at University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. From there she moved down to Chicago, IL where she received her Doctorate of Optometry, with honors, from the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Thurmes is completing a one-year residency in refractive and ocular surgery here at Chu Vision Institute and provides full-scope ocular disease management, pre- and post-operative care for cataract and refractive surgery patients, and manages ocular emergencies. In her free time, Dr. Thurmes enjoys reading, yoga, and spending time on the lake.