Meet OcvtYour Austin & San Antonio Vision Therapy Team

The team at the Optometry Center for Vision Therapy is comprised of highly credentialed, competent, and caring professionals who are committed to providing you, the patient, with the highest quality vision therapy. Our vision care specialists go through extensive training to make sure that your care is the best we can deliver.

Your Doctors

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Briana Larson, OD, FCOVD, FAAO, FNORA-Executive Director

Dr. Briana Larson, a developmental optometrist is COVD board certified in vision development and therapy through the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She completed a post-doctorate clinical residency in vision therapy and rehabilitation with emphasis in pediatric optometry; a credential achieved by less than 1% of optometrists nationwide. She focused her post-doctorate research on Vision and Attention Deficit and Vision and Autism. In 2012, The American Academy of Optometry inducted her as a Fellow of the Academy. The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) welcomed Dr. Briana Larson as a Fellow (FNORA) during its 2014 Annual Conference at North Carolina. A Fellow (FNORA) designation is recognition of a vision care specialist’s highest level of competence in clinical abilities and scientific knowledge in the field of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation. Dr. Larson has the distinction of being the lone practicing developmental optometrist in the state of Texas with this exclusive set of credentials. Dr. Larson currently serves as Residency Coordinator of Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation through the University of Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry (UIWRSO) in San Antonio, Texas. Read More.

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Dr. Melissa Wong, OD, Associate Doctor

Dr. Melissa Wong is a board-certified optometrist and completed her post-doctorate residency in vision rehabilitation and pediatrics at OCVT. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention from the University of Southern California (Fight On!). She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) at Marshall B. Ketchum University. During her time at SCCO, Dr. Wong was awarded the Dr. Homer and Marie Hendrickson Memorial Award (vision therapy) and the Dr. Lawrence E. Gallarini Memorial Award (low vision rehabilitation). For her 4th year clinical rotations, Dr. Wong had the privilege of serving at the VA West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare Center, Ketchum Health in Anaheim, CA and the San Diego Center for Vision Care. Dr. Wong worked with a vast population of patients in the areas of pediatrics, vision therapy, ocular disease, contact lens, and low vision. Dr. Wong is a member of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), American Optometric Association (AOA), and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). She is also participating in the InfantSee provider program through the AOA. In her free time, Dr. Wong enjoys trying new culinary dishes, listening to live music, watching musical theater, and attending sports games—especially football and basketball.


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Dr. Jenalyn Jotie, OD, FAAO, Associate Doctor

Dr. Jenalyn Jotie, a former US Naval officer is the newest associate to the OCVT Doctor Team. After completing her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of CA, San Diego in 2008, Dr. Jotie earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2012. She served on Active Duty in the U.S. Navy as an optometrist from 2012-2017. In 2018, she completed a residency in Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation and Ocular Disease through the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System in San Antonio, TX.

Dr. Jotie recently completed the VA Boston Optometric Research Fellowship from 2020-2022. She provided direct neuro-optometric care and vision rehabilitation for Veterans with brain injury at VA Boston and served as a laboratory instructor at the New England College of Optometry (NECO). Dr. Jotie is currently a Masters in Vision candidate at NECO. Dr. Jotie is a Fellow through the American Academy of Optometry and is board certified through both the American Board of Optometry and the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. She is also a certified Neurogen Brain Balancing practitioner. Dr. Jotie loves to cook, listen to music/audiobooks, and explore alternative/holistic therapies. Read More

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Dr. Karine Combe, OD, Resident Doctor

Dr. Karine Combe is a board-certified optometrist currently completing her post-doctorate residency in vision rehabilitation and vision therapy at OCVT. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016. In 2023 she graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago where she was recognized with the Eschenbach Award for Excellence in Low Vision. Dr. Combe loves working with patient’s week by week and seeing familiar faces and results throughout the patient’s vision therapy and rehabilitation journey. She hopes to pursue a fellowship in COVD and NORA. Dr. Combe is trilingual in French, Spanish, and English and enjoys speaking with patients in those native languages. She loves to exercise, hike, paddle board, and swim. On her days off you can find her enjoying nature, discovering new foods, or grooving at a concert.

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Dr. Sherin Mathew, OD, Resident Doctor

Dr. Sherin Mathew was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She had always wanted to work in the therapy and rehabilitation fields. After graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), she learned about the world of vision therapy and decided to pursue a career as an optometrist. Dr. Mathew graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) in 2023. She completed her 4th year clinical rotations at Ketchum Health University Eye Center in Anaheim, California; Hu Hu Kam Memorial Hospital in Sacaton, Arizona; University Eye Center Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California; and at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California. Her passion in vision therapy and binocular vision brought her to the Residency Program at OCVT. In her free time, Dr. Mathew loves to read and learn different styles of dance.


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Dr. Nathan Tuan Nguyen, OD, Resident Doctor

Dr. Nathan Tuan Nguyen is a board-certified optometrist and received his Doctorate of Optometry from Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry (WUCO). During his time at WUCO, Dr. Nguyen was awarded the Leslie B. Williams Endowed Scholarship for excellence in the field of vision care and learning. He has experience working in several optometric sub-specialties such as vision therapy, neuro-optometric rehabilitation, pediatrics, ocular disease, low vision, and specialty contact lenses during his 4th year externship rotations. His main passion lies in treating patients with vision-related learning problems, binocular vision, and sports vision. On his free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys playing sports, cooking, and watching movies and TV shows.


Your Vision Therapists Team

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The team is made up of highly credentialed, qualified, and dedicated optometric vision therapists who collaborate with OCVT doctors to put into effect vision therapy programs that meet the individual needs of each patient. We are committed to providing the highest quality and personalized optometric vision therapy care. For individual backgrounds, please Click Here.

Your Patient Services Team

austin san antonio vision therapyThe patient services team is made up of dedicated professionals who ensure your experience with OCVT is personable, seamless and welcoming. We strive individually and collectively to provide the best quality care with the patient and family’s satisfaction being paramount. Our goal is to provide help with scheduling, billing, general inquiries and other assistance that you may require. For individual backgrounds, please Click Here.

Your Other Support Team

austin san antonio vision therapyWe have additional experienced professionals who assist and provide support to your other OCVT teams, so we can better meet the needs of our patients and their families. For individual backgrounds, please Click Here.