Jaclyn Munson, OD, FAAO
Intervening in the disease process as early as possible on behalf of her patients is the driving factor for Dr. Munson's commitment to continued education and accolades. Dr. Munson's background includes a degree in Biology earned in 2008 from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and her Doctorate earned from the Oklahoma College of Optometry in 2012. Dr. Munson completed her residency specializing in the treatment and management of ocular disease with emphasis in performing minor surgical and laser treatments to the eye in 2013. She earned her Fellowship in ocular disease with the American Academy of Optometry in 2014 and earned her certificate in Advanced Optometric Surgical Training from the Oklahoma College of Optometry in 2015. Dr. Munson serves as an adjunct professor with the Pacific College of Optometry of Forest Grove, Oregon and is licensed in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Colorado. Dr. Munson discloses her consultant role with Oasis Medical, Inc, eyeBrain Medical, Inc. and Colorado’s Dry Eye Society, LLC.
At the Eye Spa, Dr. Munson combines her strong interest in techniques to enhance natural healing and restoration of the delicate tissue at and around the eyes with non-invasive options for improved collagen production and improved eye comfort. The year 2018 offered intensive mentorship, clinical directorship, and advanced training alongside leading industry expert Dr. Paul Karpecki of Lexington, Kentucky. Relief and wellness outcomes for her patients are achieved within 30 to 90 days for mild to severe sufferers of ocular surface disease, thanks to continued training and staff development combined with the menu of diagnostic technology unique to her practice. Dr. Munson is the founding member of Colorado's Dry Eye Society offering advanced education in the Mountain West Region for ocular surface disease across collaborative healthcare disciplines. Offering the latest in diagnostic technology and natural restoration techniques to drive patient outcomes is her mission. With her team of national advisors, industry supporters, ocular skin care consultants, and aestheticians, a protective and rejuvenating approach to eye care is shared with Dr. Munson's family of patients.
As a graduate of vision performance training herself, Dr. Munson has additional education regarding the treatment and management of vision performance and rehabilitation for athletes, head injury survivors, and students suffering from reading, tracking, and binocular vision disorders. Taking healthy eyes and teaching them to perform as a team for patient success on the sports field, the academic setting, and for the high level business professional is one of Dr. Munson's passions at the Vision Performance Center. She attributes her successes and improvements in reaction time, eye hand coordination, and her improved putting skills on the golf course to vision performance training.
Dr. Munson holds active involvement and membership with the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce, the American Academy of Optometry, America Optometric Association, College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Colorado Optometric Association, Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians, New Mexico Optometric Association, and the Catholic Medical Association.