Optometry Resident

Laura Holtz, OD

West Fargo, ND

Dr. Laura Holtz is an optometry resident with a mastery of biomedical science and heart for patient care. She treats patients with refractive issues and ocular disease, especially keratoconus and glaucoma. Read More


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Meet Dr. Holtz

Dr. Laura Holtz’s passion for science—everything from biology to outer space—and admiration of the Star Trek doctors led her to the rewarding field of healthcare. Alongside being an optometrist with research interests in ocular diseases such as keratoconus, she is proud to be a certified EMT.

Her recent position as an extern at Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, AK, allowed her to care for patients and perform exams in a hospital setting. She was awarded honors in clinical rotations on neuro-ophthalmic disease, primary care, and contact lenses.


  • Colorado State University
  • Salus University, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Awards & Honors

  • American Academy of Optometry Student Fellowship
  • Membership in the North Dakota Optometric Association
  • Membership in the American Optometric Association
  • Dean's Scholarship Recipient

Personal & Hobbies

A lifelong learner, Laura loves to explore all things outer space and discover more about her family history. She also enjoys sewing, quilting, and baking. Often, she can be found at home with her husband, Erikson, petting their two cats, Frito and Sirella, and playing video games together.

Prioritizing Research

Dr. Holtz upholds the importance of research at Vance Thompson Vision by participating in numerous clinical trials.

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Dr. Holtz looks forward to welcoming new and current patients. To schedule a consultation, simply call the number below or click Contact Us and we’ll be in touch shortly. We are honored by the opportunity to serve you.

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