Dr. Capelle joined the Associated Eye Care team as the Ocular Disease Fellow in July 2017. Upon completing her fellowship with Associated Eye Care, Dr. Capelle remains on staff as an associate practicing comprehensive optometry with an emphasis on glaucoma. She earned her BA in psychology from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. After finishing her undergraduate degree she spent the next four years as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant before attending optometry school at Western University College of Optometry in Pomona, CA. During her four years at Western University, she was a member of the optometric honors society, Beta Sigma Kappa. She was on the Dean’s List all four years and graduated with highest honors as Salutatorian. Dr. Capelle is a Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She has a special interest in glaucoma, ocular disease, and dry eye treatment. She also likes to keep up with the newest technologies on dry eye management.
Dr. Capelle is originally from Saint Paul, MN. She enjoys running, and has completed 21 marathons to date! She also enjoys spending time with her husband, son and their two springer spaniel dogs, Isabelle and Oliver. In her free time, she likes to go to her cabin on Woman Lake in Hackensack, MN. Dr. Capelle also enjoys cross country skiing, traveling, and going to Minnesota United and Twins games.