Biography for Dr. Edward Mendelson

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Edward Mendelson, O.D., is a Faculty Associate in the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is one of three full-time optometrists in the Aston clinic.

Dr. Mendelson received a master’s degree in physiology from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., and completed his doctor of optometry at the University of Houston College of Optometry in Houston, Texas. In 1985, he completed an externship at the Womack Army Hospital Optometry Clinic in Fort Bragg, N.C. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston, he joined the Department of Ophthalmology in 1986.

Dr. Mendelson’s special interests include comprehensive eye exams, contact lens specialty fitting, pathology, and computer ergonomics.