Valerie Barnett, OD

EDUCATION:

• BS – Biomedical Science:
Texas A&M University (Magna Cum Laude)
OD (Doctor of Optometry):
University of Houston College of Optometry
(Summa Cum Laude / Graduated 2nd in her class)

CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS:

American Optometric Association
Texas Optometric Association (former pre-optometry committee chair)
Optometric Glaucoma Specialist: licensed by the Texas Optometry Board

BIOGRAPHY: 

Dr. Valerie Barnett has earned distinction at all levels of academic advancement, including valedictorian (Farwell High School), Magna Cum Laude (Texas A&M University) and Summa Cum Laude (University of Houston College of Optometry).

Inspired by her own optometrist, Barnett attended the University of Houston College of Optometry where she graduated 2nd in her class. Her training included clinical rotations in pediatrics, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, low vision and more.

After completing her education, she worked for an ophthalmology group in East Texas for 9 years where she cared for patients of all ages, providing a wide variety of care including pre- and post-operative care, diabetic and pediatric exams and glaucoma co-management.

Prior to joining the Texas Vision & Laser Center, Barnett had the honor of serving veterans by working in the ophthalmology department at the Veterans Hospital, and volunteering with a local mission team that provides eye care to people in need around the world.

Barnett is a native West Texan. When she’s not busy caring for patients, she enjoys running and spending time with her husband and daughter.

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Valerie Barnett, OD is a therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist serving McKinney and Frisco Texas.

Updated as of: 3/26/2020    3:40pm

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Overview:  Our patient’s health and care remains our top priority.

In response to guidance from local, state and federal authorities, Texas Vision & Laser Center is adapting to the rapidly changing environment in numerous ways including modifying clinic hours, procedures and protocols.

In light of this unprecedented situation, where things are changing rapidly and often, we request that you help us keep patients and our staff safe by: 

Communicating directly with our staff (3 days before your appointment - by phone, text or chat), to ensure that we are open and so we can advise you of new check in protocols.  (Please ignore ‘automatic’ appointment reminders from our office until further notice.)

Calling or texting us if you need to reschedule, so we can have our office staffed appropriately.

Calling and rescheduling if: 

  • You have tested positive or presumptive positive for COVID-19.
  • Anyone you have been in contact with has COVID-19 or has tested presumptive positive for it.
  • You know you have been in contact with anyone who was in contact with someone who has or has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19.
  • You have been out of the state of Texas in the last 21 days.
  • You have been out of the country in the last 21 days.
  • If you have a cough, fever or any other COVID-19 symptom.

The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority and you can expect greatly enhanced protocols for reducing the spread of infection including increased disinfection of our office, equipment, furniture etc., limiting the number of people in our office, screening all who enter for fever and other COVID-like symptoms, ensuring social distance and more.

Texas Vision & Laser Center will continue to monitor the situation and do everything in our power to provide service to all our patients who need it, while following the recommendations and guidelines of authorities and medical best practices.

Texas Vision & Laser Center 

Call or Text:  972-548-2015

 

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