Dr. Yousef graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in Nutrition from the University of Texas in 2005. She went on to receive her Doctor’s degree in Optometry from the University of Houston, graduating with honors Magna Cum Laude, in 2009. During her time in school she was inducted into the Beta Sigma Honors Society and recognized with multiple awards of Clinical Excellence during her rotations. After optometry school, Dr. Yousef chose a residency in Ocular Disease, focusing on Glaucoma and the Retina. In November of 2010, Dr. Yousef became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). Only 10% of optometrists are granted this title and the process involves writing case reports, having publications, and an oral examination. Dr. Yousef is also a member of the Texas Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, the American Academy of Optometry, the Ocular Nutrition Society and the Central Texas Optometric Society. Dr. Yousef has been with Southwest Vision since July of 2010. Her professional focus is on ocular disease, with incorporation of nutrition to maintain ocular health. During her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and rooting for the Longhorns! She and her husband, Noah, are true Austinites and are proud to be a part of this wonderful city and community.