Member Profile - George John Lach, OD

December 2, 2022
December Member Spotlight

Where do you currently practice?
Carlson-Tillisch Eye Clinic, Ltd, Mankato, MN

Where are you from originally?
Minot, ND

What school did you graduate from (undergraduate and optometry)?
St. John's University, Collegeville, MN, and Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

What are your hobbies?
I love to travel the world! When I'm home, I love to cook and pretend like I'm traveling the world!

Describe your local community involvement.
We love to stay involved locally...from golf tournaments to dance competitions!

Tell us about your family and pets.
My dog, Jax, is Havanese and keeps me company day and night...especially if there is a storm!

Why do you choose to be a member of the Minnesota Optometric Association?
I believe being a member of the MOA offers me and my practice the greatest opportunity for the future!

What do you like best about the profession of optometry?
My 'Happy Place' is when I'm seeing patients!

Describe your favorite memory from your optometric career.
Early in my carreer, I diagnosed a patient with retinoblastoma. She was only 2 years old. I have since seen her for eye exams and she is almost 20 years old!

What fun fact would you like to share about yourselves that your colleagues may not know about you?
Our practice began in Mankato in 1909...113 years ago.

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