Dr. Mita Vala is a Houston native and received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology at the University of Houston. While in college, she served as event co-chair for Prevent Blindness of Texas, a non-profit organization that provides vision screenings all over Texas. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. She is now a licensed therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist and a key member of the Optical Illusionz team. Her externship experiences include Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas where she worked with ocular disease and glaucoma patients as well as special needs patients in Boston, Massachusetts where she provided specialty eye care exams such as low vision, contact lenses, and pediatric eye care. She also has experience with pre and post-operative cataracts and LASIK management. She loved the northeastern U.S. but is excited to be back in Texas where the weather is warmer. Dr. Vala enjoys staying active, traveling, creating modern calligraphy art and playing with her nephews in her spare time.