Dr. Talia Tunstill is a therapeutic optometrist with residency training in primary care and ocular disease. She strives to provide quality eye and vision care through a patient-focused approach.
Dr. Tunstill was born and raised in Fort Hood, Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor in Stem education from Texas A&M University. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry. She completed clinical externships in contact lens, primary care, and ocular disease at a private practice and the VA clinic in Austin, Texas. During optometry school, she participated in multiple domestic medical mission trips and one international mission trip in Guatemala. Upon graduation, Dr. Tunstill completed a residency at the Rosenberg School of Optometry in primary care with an emphasis on ocular disease. Her residency training consisted of ocular disease rotations with local cornea, retina, uveitis, and glaucoma specialists. During her training, Dr. Tunstill presented case reports, research, and lectures for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, local optometric societies, and UIW’s school of medicine and school of optometry.
When she is not practicing optometry, Dr. Tunstill enjoys expressing herself creatively by painting or sketching portraits. She also always enjoys spending quality time with her family and two dogs, listening to “old school” music, and watching re-runs of the Office.