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Michael W. Ohlson, OD, FAAO
Dr. Ohlson received his doctorate from the University of Houston College of Optometry. He earned Diplomate status in the American Academy of Optometry Comprehensive Eye Care Section and the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. He is a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice and was named Optometrist of the Year from the Iowa Optometric Association. Dr. Ohlson is a past president and life member of the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry. His volunteer efforts include InfantSEE, Lions Clubs International-Special Olympics Opening Eyes, and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity/International. For his contributions providing eye care to Head Start, he was presented the Iowa Governor's Volunteer Award. When not seeing patients, he enjoys spending time with his spouse Joleen and daughter Samantha.
Knowing the OD's role in substance abuse
Knowing the OD's role in substance abuse
The significant healthcare dilemmas of substance use pose challenges to our society. Michael W. Ohlson, OD, FAAO, discusses an optometrist's role in substance abuse treatment.