As a doctor of optometry, Dr. Andrist evaluates and treats diseases, injuries, and disorders of the eye and the visual system. Conditions include myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism, presbyopia, amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus (crossed eye), cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Dr. Andrist also provides treatment for eye injuries, foreign bodies in the eye, infections (pink eye), and other eye emergencies.
Dr. Andrist is a native of Crosby, North Dakota. He received a BS degree from the University of North Dakota, and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. He has been with Moorhead Vision Associates since 1985.
Dr. Andrist is married and has two children. He is a member and past-president of Moorhead Kiwanis Club, and is an active member of his church, and sings with the local men’s barbershop chorus. He enjoys gardening, camping, bicycling, skiing, and an occasional game of golf.
Dr. Stan Andrist was Elected President of the Minnesota Optometrist Association in 2010-2011.