Dr. Lori Gonzales, O.D., has been in practice for 13 years and her specialties include primary eye care, contact lenses, pediatrics, glaucoma, geriatrics and co-management of LASIK and cataracts. She has been an associate of this practice since 2009 and takes pride in the close relationships she has established with patients. She continuously strives at every patient interaction to thoroughly understand their needs and expectations. Moreover, Dr. Gonzales is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Gonzales attended Rice University, graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology/Ecology. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Houston College of Optometry. Her awards and honors include Doctor of Optometry Magna Cum Laude at University of Houston College of Optometry, Bachelor's Degree Summa Cum Laude at Rice University, Valedictorian at South Houston High School and GP Lens Institute Clinical Excellence Award.
Dr. Gonzalez is a member of the American Optometric Association and Texas Optometric Association. Furthermore, she is active in the Gift of Sight local missions and enjoys serving as a mentor to area students through local district career programs.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and traveling with her husband, former US Navy Engineer/US Army Specialist Jose Franco, and their two children.