Dr. Schmit grew up in Rapid City, SD. He attended the University of South Dakota and graduated with a degree in Biology. He then attended the Illinois College of Optometry. He led his own private optometry practice in Minnesota and has worked extensively in clinical care. For the last 20 years, Dr. Schmit has been involved with laser vision correction and more recently with cataract procedures at LCA-Vision both clinically and in management. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Council on Refractive Technology. He has lectured throughout the United States on topics ranging from the cataract patient experience to dry eye. Dr. Schmit also consults ophthalmology practices around the nation specializing in enhancing the patient experience.
Dr. Schmit joined Vance Thompson Vision in April of 2013 from Maple Grove, MN. His focus lies in oculoplastics, aesthetics, cataract and refractive clinical care.
Jason and Lori Schmit reside here in Sioux Falls, SD along with their two boys, Gavin and Gabe. They enjoy golfing, tennis, travelling, swimming, and spending time with their families.
Education: University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota.