Dr. Amalia Davis grew up in Houston, Texas. She attended the Michael E. Debakey High School for the Health Professions and went on to pursue a degree in religious studies at Scripps College. She graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2013. Her areas of specialty are vision therapy, vision rehabilitation, binocular vision, pediatrics, and special needs optometry. She has been in private practice since graduation.
Dr. Davis specializes in the treatment of visual functional disorders that affect not only sight (acuity) but the functionality of the entire visual system and the patient. Making sure the eyes work together and coordinate, having accurate tracking skills and adequate and flexible focusing ability are essential for academic success. She successfully treats common visual functional disorders with a combination of lenses, prisms and neuro-visual therapy. Dr. Davis is passionate about working with children. She is an advocate for early screening and intervention by participating in the Infantsee program to provide no-cost vision screenings for infants to rule out and treat conditions that can affect normal healthy visual development. She is also an annual participant in the See to Succeed Program, which provides safety net vision care for the underserved pediatric population in the Houston and surrounding areas. She is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, the Optometric Extension Foundation, the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association and the Harris County Optometric Society.
Dr. Davis is a native Houston native and 5th generation Texan. She lives in Briargrove with her husband and two children.