Born and raised in Minnesota, Dr. Haverly feels a strong sense of community and pride providing quality health care to the Twin Cities. She graduated from Lakeville North High school and chose to stay local for her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota. In 2014, she completed her doctor of optometry degree at The Ohio State University College of Optometry in Columbus. Dr. Haverly has been a part of the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood ever since she moved home to Minnesota. The walkability and small-town feel of St. Paul has won her heart!
While at Ohio State University, Dr. Lauren worked as a vision therapist on the weekends and discovered her passion for binocular vision and pediatrics. Dr. Lauren has worked in eye clinics that specialize in vision therapy as well as specialty contact lenses like orthokeratology. Dr. Lauren has experience with refractive and cataract surgery pre and post-operative exams, chronic ocular disease such as dry eye syndrome and glaucoma or acute ocular disease like conjunctivitis and corneal abrasions. In particular, Dr. Lauren is passionate about myopia prevention methods and amblyopia.