Steven J Ferguson, OD
Dr. Steven J Ferguson is a 1987 graduate of the University of Houston, earning his Optometry Physician’s Degree with honors. He is former president of the Minnesota Optometric Association and was named Minnesota’s first ever Young Optometrist of the Year. While practicing in Minnesota, he helped launch therapeutic legislation for the optometric profession and was part of a task force that created a Centers for Disease Control-recognized conference, Diabetes and the Eye, at the Mayo Clinic.
He has given over 20 invited lectures across the United States on topics ranging from contemporary glaucoma diagnosis to innovation in dry eye and MGD treatments. Dr. Ferguson has authored, coauthored or contributed to numerous articles published in professional journals, including Ophthalmology Management, Review of Optometry and Advanced Ocular Care.
Dr. Ferguson is a nationally recognized leader in dry eye treatment who has participated in clinical studies for TearScience® regarding LipiFlow® patient acceptance. He serves as a medical board advisory member for eyeBrain Medical of Newport Beach, Calif., and an optometry board advisor for TearScience of Morrisville, N.C. He continues as an Alpha investigator for SightSync® technology.
He founded Dunes Eye Consultants and Dunes LASIK Center in 2003 with the specific goal of providing personalized, attentive and outcome-based well-vision care. Additionally, Dr. Ferguson provides specialty care for diabetic eye health, glaucoma, medically necessary contact lenses, headache management and vision preservation.
He also serves as co-clinical director for Dunes Eye Consultants’ Myopia Control Center.
Dr. Ferguson and his wife, Lisa, have three children: Dr. Austin Ferguson (29) and his wife Dr. Jena, Tanner (27) and his wife Dr. Kayla and Taylor (20). He enjoys golf, fly fishing, wine and traveling.