Dr. Tuhy joined Klamath Eye Center in 1999. He previously practiced optometry in Minnesota and his home state of North Dakota following his graduation from Illinois College of Optometry. A second generation optometrist, Dr. Tuhy enjoys his role in improving the quality of his patients’ lives through vision care.
Dr. Tuhy’s practice of primary eye care includes treatment of eye disease, contact lens fitting, Lasik and surgical co-management, as well as routine vision care. In addition to seeing his civilian patients, Dr. Tuhy serves as a member of the Oregon Air National Guard. He currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Growing up in the rural Midwest, Dr. Tuhy feels right at home with the hard-working, honest people of the Klamath Basin. He has also developed great peer relationships through his participation in church, music, motorsports and ice hockey.
In addition to his active involvement in the Klamath Falls community, Dr. Tuhy has also led or participated in 13 eye mission trips to Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe.