West Fargo, ND

Our West Fargo clinic is welcoming, state-of-the-art, and ready to serve you. Our talented team aims to make your visit as comfortable as possible. We take pride in designing our space so that it not only meets your needs, but puts you at ease as well.

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Monday - Thursday

8:00am - 5:00pm


8:00am - 12:00pm

World Leaders in Cataract, LASIK, Cornea, and Glaucoma Treatments in Fargo, ND

This location offers LASIK, cataract, glaucoma, and cornea care.

Conveniently located just off Veterans Boulevard and west 32nd Avenue, Vance Thompson Vision is in the area technically known as West Fargo. You’ll find us west of Interstate 29 and south of Interstate 94. Our patients describe our building as brightly lit, state-of-the-art, and welcoming. We couldn’t agree more and look forward to having you visit us here!


LASIK, a laser vision correction procedure, reduces or even eliminates your need for glasses or contacts. Patients who aren’t candidates for LASIK may still experience freedom from corrective lenses with another laser procedure.

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Cloudy vision is a sign of cataracts, a condition that is treated surgically. Our world-class doctors can help you determine the best options to address yours. Some patients even experience less dependence on glasses after surgery.

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The doctors at Vance Thompson Vision provide cornea care using surgical and non-surgical treatments and the latest technology. They have the highest levels of training, which means when you choose one of them, your vision is in skilled hands.

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Patients are often nervous about a glaucoma diagnosis, but with proper management, it does not have to limit daily activities. Our surgeons have a long-standing commitment to glaucoma research. They’re here to help you navigate this disease.

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Vision Research

At Vance Thompson Vision, we’re serious about research. We’ve seen clinical breakthroughs transform our patients’ vision, their freedom, and their futures.

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Research at Vance Thompson Vision Fargo

Supervised by Dr. Greenwood and supported by Vance Thompson Vision’s research department, the team in Fargo actively studies advancements in glaucoma, cataract, corneal disease, and presbyopia correction as well as refractive treatments.Their efforts to share study opportunities with patients and to help bring new treatments to market contributes to breakthroughs that improve vision and enrich lives.

Studies are ongoing and fall into two categories: sponsored clinical trials, most of which are FDA-monitored; or investigator-initiated trials, studies sparked by our doctors’ desire to understand an already-approved technology better. At any given time, Fargo’s team is working on trials that, in the long run, will bring even more advanced care to their patients.

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The Fargo Team

The Fargo team is led by board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Greenwood. While in college, Dr. Greenwood was a standout on the UND football team. The lessons he learned on the field — team work, surpassing expectations, and honing your craft — combined with his drive to be the most skilled surgeon his patients ever meet has made him a world-class doctor with a respected reputation.

Dr. Greenwood is supported by optometrists Nick Risbrudt and Brooke Messer. Along with the rest of the Fargo team, they offer patients the best possible care, the latest advancements in technology, and a welcoming atmosphere to share their concerns and questions.

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From the parking lot to the exam chair, the friendly, professional team in Fargo aims to make your visit as comfortable as possible. It all begins with a phone call or by clicking the Contact Us button below and filling out the form. We’ll be in touch shortly.

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