Megan Thistle, OD
Dr. Thistle is a north-central Wisconsin native and is happy to be coming back to Wisconsin! Dr. Thistle completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Pre-Professional Studies and Psychology. She is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. While earning her Optometry degree, Dr. Thistle also earned a Master’s degree in Education in which she focused on the relationship between vision and learning.
After earning her optometry degree, Dr. Thistle completed a residency specializing in pediatric eye care, vision therapy, and traumatic brain injury care. In addition to general eye exams and contact lenses, Dr. Thistle loves working with children and ensuring their vision allows them to reach their full potential. Dr. Thistle has a special interest in vision therapy as well as helping people through their recovery journeys after brain injuries.
Dr. Thistle has enjoyed service trips to locations like Costa Rica, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. She especially enjoys helping at the Special Olympics Opening Eyes programs. Her clinical experiences range from vision therapy in Seattle, WA to the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Lexington, KY to specialty contact lens fittings in St. Louis, MO. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, baking, and reading.