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Dr. Melissa Poppenhusen


Dr. Melissa Poppenhusen is a native Texan, born and raised in Houston. She discovered her love for Austin, Texas during her time at The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor where she earned her degree in Cellular Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She then completed her Doctorate of Optometry at The University of Houston College of Optometry and started working as an optometric glaucoma specialist in June of 2019. As Dr. Poppenhusen enjoys all scopes of optometry, her areas of expertise include eye care in Español, pediatrics, and special needs. She is an active member of the American Optometric Society, the Texas Optometric Society, and the Central Texas Optometric Society. Along with Dr. Poppenhusen's desire to provide professional and compassionate care for her patients, she has always had a passion for dancing, artwork, fitness, and the outdoors.