Optometric Physician, Dr. Scott Habermann received his bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Alaska, Anchorage (UAA). He then went on to complete a doctorate in optometry, graduating with Honors from Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Habermann was a member of the American Optometric Student Association and a student fellow of both the American Academy of Optometry and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). He also received advanced training in ocular disease diagnosis and management at the Battle Creek Veterans’ Administration Medical Center. Having worked and trained in multiple settings ranging from Florida to Colorado to the Midwest, he has acquired diverse experience that includes diagnosing serious but often preventable eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and dry eye. Dr. Habermann aims to keep his patients seeing well by providing them the knowledge needed to stay healthy while using modern research and state-of-the-art technology. Patients like his calm positive demeanor and his ability to listen and answer questions in a non-hurried manner. He also enjoys helping children and the elderly.
Dr. Habermann is a lifelong Alaskan, born and raised in Soldotna, Alaska. He is thrilled to be able to serve the eye care needs of Alaskans.
Dr. Habermann loves to volunteer. In high school, he was awarded the Rotary Youth Leadership Award and was selected to take part in a delegation of students who represented Alaska by traveling to other states. At UAA, Dr. Habermann volunteered with the athletics department and traveled to Utqiagvik (Barrow) on a mission trip. At Michigan College of Optometry, Dr. Habermann volunteered with the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) and participated in the Students In Need of Eyecare (SINE) program to service the less fortunate community.
In his free time, Dr. Habermann and his wife, Cheyanne, enjoy the great outdoors and traveling. He is an avid fisherman and hiker and has a lifelong goal of visiting every National Park.