Dr. Maria Courson was born in Baton Rouge, LA to Cajun French parents and grew up in East Texas with four brothers and a home schooled education up to college. She then attended McNeese State University in Louisiana to earn her B.S. in Biological Sciences, graduating with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Moving to Houston, she graduated summa cum laude with her doctorate degree in Optometry, specializing in pediatric eye care, binocular vision and specialty contact lenses. She has earned multiple awards for Clinical Excellence from University of Houston's College of Optometry, as well as multiple scholarships for patient care and eye care innovation.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, animals, board games, traveling abroad, TV shows and being with her husband. She loves meeting new patients along with their families and learning more about them and their eye care needs. Come visit with her and get your eye exam today!