Dr. Kelsea Skidmore grew up in Greenville, TX. She attended the University of Arkansas and was a member of the Razorback swim team. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, a Master’s degree in Vision Science, and graduated summa cum laude with a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston. Dr. Skidmore was a member of the Gold Key International Honor Society, and a member of the International Optometric Honor Society, Beta Sigma Kappa. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, as well as a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society.
Dr. Skidmore is a therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist. She is trained in the medical management of a variety of ocular conditions including conditions such as glaucoma, dry eye disease, macular degeneration, and corneal disease. In addition to providing patient care at Family Vision Solutions, she also conducts clinical research studies at the University of Houston College of Optometry.
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).