Dr. Claudia Hooten is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. She completed her undergraduate degree from Rice University and received her medical degree at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Dr. Hooten completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where she was chief resident. She then completed a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Wake Forest University. She speaks Spanish fluently and treats patients of all ages. Her research interests include diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinopathy of prematurity.