Dr. Gaus attended the University of Nevada, Reno, for her undergraduate degree and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, while graduating Magna Cum Laude.
She received her Doctor of Optometry degree in conjunction with a Masters of Education in Visual Function and Learning in 2011 from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Dr. Gaus chose to extend her training by completing a residency at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Reno, Nevada.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dogs; her interests include running, hiking and ballroom dancing. She also enjoys many of the outdoor activities that beautiful Central Oregon has to offer!