Dr. Muriel Ferreira graduated in 2013 with a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry. During her externships at Eye Center of Texas and The Good Neighbor Clinic, she gained valuable clinical training in Lasik and cataract surgery co-management as well as diagnosis and management of a variety of ocular diseases including diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. Upon completing her degree, Dr. Ferreira completed a residency in pediatrics, brain injury, and binocular vision at the University of Houston College of Optometry.
As a resident, Dr. Ferreira provided bedside eye care to patients at the TIRR Memorial Herman Brain Injury and Rehabilitative hospital, as well as complex examination of special needs children at the University of Houston College of Optometry. She was awarded The Terrance N. Ingraham Pediatric Optometry Residency Award given by the American Optometric Foundation, which is awarded to 3 pediatric residents nation wide. This award is given to talented optometric residents who demonstrate a passion and commitment to practice, research, and education in the field of children’s vision. During her free time Dr. Ferreira likes to create home projects and is involved with volunteer work at her church.