Dr. Tara Hardin grew up in Plano. She received her Bachelor of Science
degree in Biology from Texas Tech University. She earned her Doctor of
Optometry degree at the University of Houston College of Optometry where
she graduated with honors as a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International
Optometric Honor Society. Dr. Hardin enjoys spending time with her husband
and four children.
Dr. Hardin is a Therapeutic Optometrist. She earned postgraduate certification
as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She is certified in the Treatment
and Management of Ocular Disease by the International Association of the
Board of Examiners in Optometry. She is also certified by the National
Board of Examiners in Optometry. Dr. Hardin completed her Clinical Externships
at Laser Institute of the Rockies in Denver, Colorado and at Eagle Eye
Clinic on the Fort Lee Army Base in St. Petersburg, Virginia. She is a
member of the Dallas County Optometric Society, Texas Optometry Association
and American Optometric Association.
Dr. Hardin is extensively trained in preoperative and postoperative management
of cataract and refractive surgery patients including LASIK, Limbal Relaxing
Incisions, Crystalens, Restor and Refractive Implants. She performs comprehensive
dilated eye examinations for diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease,
including glaucoma, macular degeneration, corneal disease and diabetic
retinopathy. She also specializes in fitting soft contact lenses.