Dr. Deborah A. Moon graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry with her Doctor of Optometry degree. While in her clinical rotations, she received many Letters of Excellence and was selected to receive the Bausch and Lomb Contact Lens Excellence Award by the faculty at UHCO. She also completed the additional education and examination requirements to practice as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. Dr. Moon is an honor graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington where she received a bachelor of science degree in Biochemistry. She also received an associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from Grayson County College prior to that and worked in a hospital laboratory for several years while earning her doctorate degree. A Texas native, Dr. Moon graduated from Denison High School in Denison, Texas. She has been caring for patients in Plano since receiving her license in 1996 and purchased Lakeside Vision and Optical in January, 2004. Dr. Moon is therapeutically licensed to treat all diseases of the eye, treat eye injury, and specializes in glaucoma treatment, difficult contact lens fitting, and LASIK management.
Dr. Moon has recently been named a Delegate of the American Board of Optometry. This is a prestigious title given to a small number of optometrists who have completed the rigorous qualification process and passed an in depth examination. The board certification must be renewed every three years, provided the criteria are met, and the examination must be taken and passed every ten years.
Dr. Moon is a member of the Texas Optometric Association and served on the Board of Directors for three years. She is also past President of the Northeast Texas Optometric Society. She is serving on the Board of Directors as Past President of the Plano Metro Rotary Club, is a Paul Harris Fellow through Rotary International, and is an active community volunteer. She was appointed to the PISD Career Education Advisory Council and rotates student interns in the Clinical Education Program for PISD.
Dr. Moon enjoys travel, weight training and fitness, scuba diving, yoga, biking and hiking, riding motorcycles, Bible study, and spending time with her husband, John Scheef, and their two rescue boxers, Sara Beth and Brody.