Education

Lily Arendt, OD

Dr. Lily Arendt is the current Refractive Surgery and Ocular Disease Resident at Parkhurst NuVision. A native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Dr. Arendt completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois before moving to Houston to pursue her dream of becoming an optometrist. She graduated summa cum laude as a Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry.

Alongside her studies and clinical care, Dr. Arendt served as President of the Student Texas Optometric Association, where she advocated to expand access to vision care for Texans. She was selected to be a clinical Teaching Assistant for three consecutive years, which she valued greatly as it reinforced her love of teaching. Dr. Arendt’s clinical externships included Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth, TX, where she became proficient in managing a wide variety of ocular disease within an underserved community, and Plaza Vision Center in Dallas, TX, where she was trained in the treatment and management of keratoconus and other corneal diseases.

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