Dr. Katherine Straley is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She was born and raised in Kansas, where she received her Bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University. She then continued her education at the Southern California College of Optometry where she obtained her doctorate degree. As a student she completed externships at the Veterans Health Administration in Salt Lake City, UT and Tucson, AZ as well as Indian Health Services in Lawton, OK. During these rotations she had extensive training in ocular disease and pediatrics. After school Dr. Straley relocated to the Austin area to be closer to family. Outside of work she loves exploring the area with her husband Michael and pets Almond Joy and Simba.