Therapeutic Optometrist, Glaucoma Specialist
Dr. Sarah Hunter grew up locally in Pasadena, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas A&M University, and earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry. She graduated Cum Laude from both institutions and was inducted in the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. During her time at UHCO, Dr. Hunter was awarded three clinical letters of excellence for outstanding performance in all areas of clinical care. She was given the Award of Excellence in the study of ocular disease in 2012, and was recognized as the overall outstanding student in the Medical Eye Service during her 4th year of training.
Dr. Hunter has extensive experience in ocular disease as well as a strong background in primary care optometry and specialty contact lens fits. She is a certified Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist. Dr. Hunter enjoys seeing patients for eye exams, the treatment and management of glaucoma, retinopathy associated with systemic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, and anterior segment diseases. She also participates in the co-management of cataract surgery, and LASIK. She treats patients in all of her specialties at our eye care office in La Porte. She is currently working towards becoming a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Hunter and her husband Wesley are big fans of Fighting Texas Aggie Football. They are very proud parents and welcomed their first child in February, 2015. Dr. Hunter is excited to be giving back to the community in which she was raised.