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Dr. Nessa M. Livingston, OD



Dr. Livingston grew up in Alaska before attending Bowling Green State University where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Science degree. Dr. Livingston continued her education at Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree.


During her training at Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B Ketchum, Dr. Livingston completed several internships in the areas of primary care, refractive surgery, ocular health, and contact lenses.

During her internship at Schermer Eye Associates, Dr. Livingston worked with staff ophthalmologists to manage complex cases of ocular disease, dry eye, fit specialty contact lenses, manage cataract and refractive surgery cases.

During her internship at Bel-Red Vision Clinic, Dr. Livingston worked closely with staff optometrists to provide a wide range of primary care services, including: comprehensive eye exams for adults and children, contact lens fittings, ocular disease management, and surgical co-management.

During her internship at SCCO Eye Care Center, Dr. Livingston worked with staff optometrists and clinical directors to provide all aspects of eyecare to members of the community. This further broadened her experience in all aspects of primary vision care.

During her internship at Hu Hu Kam Memorial Hospital, Dr. Livingston worked with staff physicians as a primary care optometrist, with an emphasis in ocular disease.


  • Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society
  • Recipient, Dr. Herbert McCracken Dixon Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Dean's List, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio (all four years)


Dr. Livingston relocated to Boise from Washington. She quickly adapted to the blue skies and sunshine of Idaho, and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two young children. On the weekends you are sure to spot the Livingston family taking in community events, hiking the trails, or exploring the many kid friendly activities that Boise is known for.

Accepting new patients. No referral necessary. In-network with most insurances.

Schedule your appointment with Dr. Nessa M. Livingston or call us at 208.377.8899.