Dr. Julie Helmus represents the second generation of Helmus optometrists. She graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry with distinction in 2015. During optometry school, she worked as a Spanish-English medical interpreter, an ocular disease Teaching Assistant, and co-authored two research articles. Dr. Julie was also a member of the student government and the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometry Honors Society. She participated in several Lions in Sight vision clinics in Mexico and is a therapeutic and glaucoma-certified optometrist.
Davis residents may remember Dr. Julie's Davis Enterprise column, which ran from 2007-2009. Dr. Julie is a graduate of Davis Spanish Immersion, Davis High School, and UC Santa Barbara. She is grateful for 'the village' that continues to help raise her two energetic boys, Hank and Casey.
The vitality of her hometown is a key priority for Dr. Julie. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Davis Business Association.
Professional Passions: Geriatrics, Glaucoma, Dry Eye Disease
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish