Dr. Sierra Unruh is a board-certified optometrist dedicated to providing comprehensive, high-quality vision care to people of all ages. Working with Trinity’s team of eye care specialists, Dr. Unruh provides diagnosis, treatment, and referral for the full range of eye diseases, including cataract, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. Her expertise includes diagnosing and managing complex eye conditions. She also provides routine eye care exams and is skilled at prescribing glasses and contacts. Dr. Unruh was born and raised in Bismarck. She completed her undergraduate education with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of North Dakota. She received her optometric education and training at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 2015, followed by a post-doctorate residency at the Memphis VA Medical Center. Following residency, she established an optometric care clinic for veterans in Aberdeen, SD, working in unison with ophthalmologists and primary care providers. She also achieved fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry in 2018. Before joining Trinity Regional Eyecare in summer of 2021, Dr. Unruh provided optometry services with Johnson Eyecare & Eyewear in Minot for several years.
An Optometrist is concerned with eyes, as well as vision, visual systems, and vision information processing. Optometrists are also qualified to diagnose and treat various eye diseases such as infections and glaucoma.