Dr. Doug Ryen earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2000, and joined Pickerington Eyecare in 2001. While in optometry school, Dr. Ryen was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, Epsilon Psi Epsilon Optometry Fraternity, SVOSH, and American Optometric Student Association. His clinical training included an ocular disease externship at Commonwealth Eye Surgery in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Ryen is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, Central Ohio and Ohio Optometric Associations, and Pickerington Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Ryen is from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, home of the groundhog! He graduated from Penn State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He is an avid Nittany Lions and Steelers fan, and the Buckeyes when they are not playing Penn State. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and other sports, landscaping, and spending time with his family.