Dr. Thoreby became passionate about optometry in college after observing how happy his own optometrist was at work everyday. He is passionate about taking care of all his patients’ eyecare needs and helping patients understand how their eyes work.
Dr. Thoreby has lived in the Seattle area nearly his whole life. After growing up in Bellevue, he went on to University of Washington where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication. He then when on to obtain his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Dr. Thoreby’s training includes experience seeing patients at Salt Lake VA Medical Center and Madigan Army Hospital at Ft. Lewis, WA.
Since he started seeing patients over three years ago, Dr. Thoreby has always had a strong interest in glaucoma care and has invested a large number of hours into receiving top-notch continuing education from the nation’s leading glaucoma experts. He is incredibly excited that the practice has recently added state of the art technology that will assist him in managing suspected and current glaucoma patients.
As a lifelong Seattlite, the doctor is a die-hard Mariners, Seahawks, and Huskies football and basketball fan. In addition to following his favorite teams, he also enjoys playing basketball and softball, playing board games, and spending time with his wife and their Golden Retriever, Butters.