Ashley Berens, OD was born and raised in rural South Dakota and earned her Bachelor of Science in Zoology from North Dakota State University. She then pursued her optometric education at the Illinois College of Optometry. Graduating Magna Cum Laude, Dr. Berens received numerous clinical honors in ocular disease, pediatrics, and contact lenses. She was also inducted into the esteemed Beta Sigma Kappa and Tomb and Key Optometric Honor Societies.
Following graduation, Dr. Berens completed a post-doctorate residency at the Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ocular Disease with emphasis in the management of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration.
During their leisure time, Dr. Berens and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors, golfing, and keeping up with their energetic Labrador retriever, Dax.