Dr. Norin Ali was born and raised in Austin and completed her Bachelors of Science at the University of Texas. She made her first move out of the city to complete her Doctorate of Optometry at the University of Houston, where she graduated summa cum laude and with Beta Sigma Kappa honors. She did her externship at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, where she provided primary eye care, managed complicated ocular pathology, fitting specialty contact lenses, and conducted pre/post-op care for a diseased indigent population. She also completed an internship at the Dry Eye Center at the University of Houston’s Eye Institute. There she gained a considerable amount of experience managing dry eye disease which then became a passion of hers. In her free time, Dr. Ali loves painting, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.