Dr. Dana Ondrias, a Texas-licensed optometrist, is Mann Eye Institute’s Refractive Center Director. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in primary eye care and laser vision correction obtained during her professional career.
Dr. Ondrias became interested in eye care while working in a prestigious optometry practice during high school. After graduating as Valedictorian, she attended Texas Tech University, then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science at the University of Houston. She gained early acceptance to the University of Houston School of Optometry and earned a Doctor of Optometry in 1996. She completed an externship at Mann-Berkeley Eye Center gaining extensive experience with LASIK pre- and post-operative patient care. Dr. Ondrias has worked and trained with some of North America’s premier refractive surgeons. She has been Executive and Clinical Director for the largest provider of laser vision correction in the United States and Canada. During her tenure there she personally managed over 10,000 PRK and LASIK procedures.
Dr. Ondrias is a member of the American Optometric Association and Texas Optometric Association. She lectures regularly on the varied technological and clinical aspects of laser vision correction. She has also served on many committees, locally and nationally, to promote the relations between optometrists and ophthalmologists and in the development of clinical strategies in refractive practices. As a leader in the laser vision correction field, she has served as an investigator for many clinical trials including Custom LASIK treatments.