Dr. Teresa Taylor grew up in Clovis and attended Fresno State University before transfering to Pacific Lutheran University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. After receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Taylor performed a residency in Primary Care at NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry. She remained as clinical staff at NOVA until she moved to Wyoming. She has also practiced in the state of Washington and in Colorado, but considers California her home.
Over the course of her academic career, she received multiple awards and was a member of the Gold Key Honor Society. Her externships included a rotation at Maryville Children’s Acadamy, stimulating a passion for the importance of vision and eye health care for children.
As a licensed optometrist, Dr. Taylor provides comprehensive care for patients with a broad spectrum of visual ailments and ocular disease, including Glaucoma, Diabetic eye disease, Macular Degeneration and dry eye. She especially enjoys and is very comfortable with infants and children. Her expertise, outstanding care, and service gained her a 2014 award and recognition in Colorado Parents Magazine as #1 for children’s vision care.
Dr. Taylor is a member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association. She is currently on the Great Western Counsel Optometric board. Dr. Taylor participates in annual continuing education in order to provide the best and most up-to-date vision care to her patients.
Dr. Taylor believes in giving back to her community. She has been involved in several Special Olympics vision screenings, community health fairs, and fundraising events for Jason’s Friends Foundation and Make-A-Wish Foundations. She is a Paul Harris Society member of Rotary International and an active member.
Dr. Taylor has two adult children, and is pleased to be settled back in Fresno, closer to family. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, cheering on the San Francisco 49ers and getting her Kayak in the water. Dr. Taylor is active in martial arts and has a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.
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