Idaho Falls - Merlin Dr.

(208) 522-5594

Idaho Falls - Pancheri Dr.

(208) 529-4333

Pocatello

(208) 637-0841

Rexburg

(208) 56-0881

St. Anthony

(208) 624-3231

 Highlights of Qualifications 

College:
Pacific University College of Optometry
- B.S. in Vision Science

Optometry School:
Pacific University College of Optometry

Certifications: 
- Ocular Disease
- diagnosis, treatment & management
- Therapeutic Pharmaceuticals

Affiliations:
- Unites States Air Force (Veteran)
- American Optometric Association
- Idaho Optometric Physicians

Expertise: 
- Optos Digital Retinal Scanning
- Contact & Eyeglasses Lens fitting

Specialty:
- Urgent Care, Glaucoma & Cataracts
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Pre & Post-operative care

Background and Specialties

Dr. Jay Borgholthaus, an optometrist in Pocatello, provides comprehensive eye care and vision services throughout East Idaho.  Dr. Borgholthaus attended Brigham Young University in Provo, then was accepted to Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon where he received his bachelors in vision science and his doctorate of optometry in 1991.

Pocatello optometrist & eye doctor, Jay Borgholthaus is a veteran.Upon graduation, he served for 3 years in the United States Air Force as an optometrist at Holloman AFB, New Mexico. The hospital setting allowed him to work with other health care providers on a daily basis and included emergency room consultations.

Following his honorable release from the Air Force, Dr. Borgholthaus moved back to his home state of Idaho and practiced as an eye doctor at Shopko Eyecare for over 18 years in Pocatello before joining Summit Eyecare.  Dr. Borgholthaus has seen thousands of patients managing their vision as well as eye diseases.  He has aided and co-managed hundreds of cataract and LASIK surgery patients. 

"Dr. B," as he is sometimes referred to, enjoys helping patients see more clearly with contact lenses.  He takes great care in helping those patients who have had  difficulty wearing contact lenses and turning it into a comfortable, clear vision experience.

He has been a member of the American Optometric Association for over 15 years  and is active in his local South East Idaho district.

Dr. Borgholthaus has served in his community and church in the Pocatello and Chubbuck area since his arrival. He likes spending time with his wife, kids and grand kids!  He also enjoys hiking, golf, riding 4 wheelers in the mountains and vacationing in McCall.

Optometrist – Pocatello, Eye Doctor – Pocatello

Call Dr. Jay Borgholthaus for your annual eye exam, in Pocatello and surrounding areas!

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Idaho Falls - Pancheri

Monday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday

By Appt.

Sunday

Closed

Idaho Falls - Merlin

Monday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Friday

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday

By Appt.

Sunday

Closed

Pocatello

Monday

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday

8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

St. Anthony

Monday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30

Tuesday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30

Wednesday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30

Thursday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30

Friday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Rexburg

Monday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Idaho Falls - Pancheri

Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
By Appt.
Sunday
Closed

Idaho Falls - Merlin

Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
By Appt.
Sunday
Closed

Pocatello

Monday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

St. Anthony

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed for lunch 12:00-1:30
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Rexburg

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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