Eric Hammond, OD
Eric Hammond, OD, graduated from Westwood High School before attending Texas State University in San Marcos, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After completing his bachelors, he went on to complete his Doctorate at the University of Houston College of Optometry. As a student, Dr. Hammond received two letters of clinical excellence from his attending faculty. He was selected as a teaching assistant in the second year clinical lab, and as such was tasked with preparing students on best practices for examining patients. He was also selected for a rotation in the school’s Dry Eye Specialty Clinic, where he was educated on the treatment and management of severe dry eye cases. Dr. Hammond spent a spring internship rotating through different clinics in Oklahoma, where he helped diagnose, treat and manage a wide variety of diseases as well as perform eye laser procedures. He spent a semester in Dallas, working at a non-profit eye care clinic that specialized in the treatment of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy for lower income patients.