Dr. Tonya Tira earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Alberta in Canada in 2001. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 2005. After practicing general optometry in the Chicago area for five years, she went on to complete a residency in Vision Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Pediatric Optometry at Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. Dr. Tira is a member of the American Optometric Association and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She is dedicated to helping children and adults who struggle with visual difficulties, and has experience working with individuals who have learning related vision problems, traumatic brain injuries, and special needs. Dr. Tira is married with one daughter. She enjoys travel and good conversation over hot lattes.