Dr. Kelsea Skidmore was born and raised in Greenville, Texas. She attended the University of Arkansas, where she was a member of the Razorback swim team and received her Bachelor of Science in biology. Dr. Skidmore graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she was a member of the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society and Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. In addition, she received a master’s degree in visual sciences, with a research focus in scleral contact lenses and associated complications.
Dr. Skidmore is a therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist. She is trained in the management of ocular conditions such as glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, and corneal abnormalities that require medically necessary contact lenses such as keratoconus and post-surgical eyes.
Dr. Skidmore offers comprehensive vision and medical eye exams for patients 6 months and older. She specializes in medically necessary contact lenses and challenging cases including keratoconus, post-LASIK complications, and irregular corneas. She is certified in corneal reshaping technology (CRT) as a non-surgical alternative to LASIK. New research is showing exciting support for CRT in slowing the progression of myopia (nearsightedness).