Dr. Steve Ferguson is now in his 24th year as an Optometric physician. He founded Dunes Eye Consultants in 2003 and opened Dunes LASIK Center in 2008. Prior to moving to Siouxland in 1998 he founded Heartland EyeCare Centers in rural Minnesota and was a staff member of three hospitals. Dr. Ferguson served as the Clinic Director of LASIK services in Sioux City for Vance Thompson Vision from 1998 to 2003. Dr. Ferguson is recognized nationally as one of the most experienced Optometrists in consultative LASIK clinical care.
Dr. Ferguson received his Bachelor of Science from Buena Vista University in 1983 and his Doctor of Optometry in 1987 from the University of Houston. He was an extern at the OMNI Eye Medical Center of Omaha, NE in 1987. Dr. Ferguson did a one year post-graduate fellowship in clinical refractive surgery at Ophthalmology, Ltd. in 1999.
Dr. Ferguson was named Minnesota's first ever "Young Optometrist of the Year" in 1991 by the Minnesota Optometric Association (MOA). In 1995 he was elected President of the 475 member MOA. Dr. Ferguson served on the Mayo Clinic Diabetic Eye Conference task force that received National recognition from the Center for Disease Control. Dr. Ferguson has lectured at numerous educational meetings and has written several clinical articles published in professional journals.