Dr. Jared Holthaus earned his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma where he graduated among the top of his class.
Dr. Jared Holthaus grew up in Wichita, Kansas and graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Kansas State University where he earned Cum Laude honors.
He was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society at NSU while being an active volunteer with Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. He is currently a member of the American Optometric Association and the Nebraska Optometric Association advocating for better access to care to residents of surrounding areas.
Dr. Holthaus has been serving the Cherokee Nation the past few years, gaining expertise in glaucoma, diabetes and macular degeneration. He has worked for the Muskogee, Oklahoma Veterans Affairs drawing inspiration to continually help geriatric patients. Dr. Holthaus offers a variety of comprehensive eye examinations for adults and children including, but not limited to, glaucoma testing, contact lens fitting, cataract pre/post-operative care and emergency care.
Dr. Holthaus is new to the Omaha area and is eager to become involved with community work. He has been to Honduras for a mission trip and is an active member of Volunteering Optometric Services for Humanity international. Dr. Holthaus lives with his wife Dr. Kate in West Omaha. They both enjoy being outdoors, traveling and staying fit. He is excited to build professional, life-long relationships with all his patients.