Dr. Schaneman grew up on a farm near Scottsbluff in Western Nebraska. He then attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln for his undergraduate studies. Following that, Dr. Schaneman attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Suburban Philadelphia. Dr. Schaneman’s externship training included working with some of the nation’s finest retina, anterior segment and glaucoma specialists. After graduating from optometry school, he worked as an independent contractor for nearly three years in North Platte, Nebraska. After much demographic research of different areas, Dr. Schaneman decided to open his own practice in Johnstown. He is married to Robyn, who works with him at the office. They have two children, Owen and Willa.