Dr. Sonia Hernandez

Dr. Sonia Hernandez is a General Ophthalmologist who joined our practice from Valley Retina Institute in McAllen, Texas.  She obtained her Medical Degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.   She completed her  1 year -Traditional Rotating Internship , 1 year - General Surgery, and 3 year- Ophthalmology Residency Training  at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York. Dr. Hernandez went on to do 2 ½ years of Vitreoretinal  Research at Valley Retina Institute in McAllen, Texas involving Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetic Macular Edema, Age Related Macular Edema, Retinal Vessel Occlusions, Vitreo-Macular Adhesions and Traction and other retinal  disorders.  Dr. Hernandez also performed extensive research with cutting edge retinal imaging utilizing Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Technology.  Dr. Hernandez presented her research poster involving Vitreoretinal Swept Source OCT imaging at the 2015 Retina Society Conference in Paris, France.  Dr. Hernandez brings to Kwiat Eye a wealth of Research knowledge and experience in Vitreoretinal diseases and disorders.