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Bhavani Iyer, DO, FAAO

Bhavani Iyer, DO, FAAO

Low Vision Diplomate

(713) 486-9400(713) 486-9400

Dr. Iyer is a Low vision Diplomate at the Cizik Eye Clinic, where she has practiced since 2007. She is an associate professor in the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.She is also director of the Dan Arnold Center for Vision Rehabilitation, one of the most comprehensive visual rehabilitation programs in the country. The center includes adaptive computer training, driving simulation, and a full kitchen to help patients with visual rehabilitation.

At the clinic, Dr. Iyer takes pride in assisting patients with resuming everyday activities, such as reading and driving, after suffering low vision caused by macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetes, stroke, or other conditions.

Dr. Iyer received her Doctor of Optometry from Michigan College of Optometry in 1997, after earning her baccalaureate in optometry in India. She completed a low vision fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry in Rockville, Maryland. In 2020, she reached a milestone by becoming a low vision diplomate through the American Academy of Optometry.