Anna Helmers, OD, is an experienced optometrist at her family’s practice, Eyecare Professionals, in Hazen, Mandan, and Washburn, North Dakota. She grew up in Mandan, North Dakota, and is passionate about serving her home community and surrounding areas.
Dr. Helmers completed her undergraduate education at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. There, she majored in biology and earned a minor in chemistry. Degree in hand, she moved to Forest Grove, Oregon, to attend Pacific University College of Optometry.
After graduating with her optometry degree in 2019, she moved back home to join her father, John Helmers, OD, her uncle, James Helmers, OD, and her sister, Emily Zinke, OD, in working at Eyecare Professionals.
Dr. Helmers enjoys getting to know her patients better with each visit and takes a special interest in diagnosing and treating dry eye disease. When she isn’t examining eyes and answering patients’ questions at one of the three Eyecare Professionals locations, she loves to spend time outdoors hunting and fishing with her family. She leads an active lifestyle and is always eager to play sports of any kind.