After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Dr. Tamara Mendez earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, PA in 2015. She completed her advanced studies in Anterior Segment—the cornea, iris, and lens. Through her participation in externships, conferences and research, Dr. Mendez gained experience and demonstrated expertise in all areas of optometry.
In addition to her studies, Dr. Mendez served as Vice President of Students in Optometric Services to Humanity (SOSH), where she helped fundraise, coordinate, and participate in a humanitarian medical mission to Haiti. She and her colleagues treated thousands of patients, many of them children.
As an Optometry Resident in Primary Care at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Dr. Mendez received training that focused on Pediatric Care and Binocular Vision.
Dr. Mendez is passionate about providing superior care to children, teens, and adults. She utilizes cutting edge technology to provide her patients with the most accurate diagnoses and best treatments available today.
Dr. Mendez performs comprehensive, diabetic, and glaucoma exams, as well as specialty contact lens fittings. Her expertise is in diagnosing, treating, and managing binocular vision conditions and myopia control. Dr Mendez is currently developing a dry eye clinic with a focus on eye rejuvenation services.
2009 – Bachelor of Science Chemistry University of Maryland, Baltimore County
2015 – Doctor of Optometry Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University Philadelphia, PA
2016 – Optometry Residency Primary Care, Pediatrics, Binocular Vision Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL