Dr. Lind grew up in Hamilton, in the central Texas area. She graduated in 1999 from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. During her college years, Dr. Lind pursued her interest in medicine by working as an emergency room technician and served as the coordinator of the volunteer program at St. Joseph Regional Health Center. She was an active member of the Texas A&M Executive Council of Health Organizations, the Texas A&M Optometry Association, Pre-Medical Society and also served as Facilitator for the Brazos Valley Diabetes Support Group.
Dr. Lind graduated with her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston, College of Optometry in May of 2004 with a Glaucoma and Therapeutic License. While in Optometry school, Dr. Lind received numerous awards including Most Dedicated Student Award, Class of 2004 Outstanding Student Award, the Dr. Love Memorial Scholarship, and the prestigious Golden Key International Optometric Honor Society, Excellence in Leadership Award. She was elected to the highest level of student body leadership, serving as Trustee for the college at the national level American Optometric Student Association. The Trustees from each college nominated her for the prestigious leadership position of national president. In addition, she was inducted in 2005 as a lifetime member of MENSA International High IQ Society. One of her most memorable experiences was serving as an Intern Doctor of Optometry at the Sante Fe Indian Hospital in Santa Fe, NM. She also completed internships in Plano and Houston, Texas, in medical eye care, with an emphasis in glaucoma and diabetes, specialty Pediatrics, and Developmental and Low Vision clinics.
Dr. Lind’s professional experience includes working in Lubbock, TX, for Ginter Eye Care Center where she practiced full-scope optometry specializing in glaucoma evaluations. She joined Victoria Eye Center in September of 2006 and specializes in medical eye care, with an emphasis in patient education, at the Victoria, Cuero, Hallettesville and Port Lavaca locations.
Dr. Lind was elected to the Board of Trustees for the Texas Optometric Association (TOA). She is the youngest female to be elected to the board in the history of the TOA. She currently works to ensure that excellent eye care is provided to every Texan. She is the president of the local optometric society, the South Central Texas Optometric Association. She presents continuing education classes for opticians and technicians at the state level. An active member of several Optometric associations, including the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association, Dr. Lind continues to serve both her profession and her community though committee work, presentations and vision screening programs.
Dr. Lind is the daughter of Henry and Pam Lind of Cuero, Texas. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, designing and playing Scrabble.