Dr. Allison Young is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. After graduating with honors from Columbia University in New York City with a degree in biology, Dr. Young returned to her home state of Texas to attend UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, where she earned membership in the AOA national medical honor society. Dr. Young completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, followed by residency training in ophthalmology at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, the nation’s first ophthalmology training program. In her final year at Wills Eye, she was chosen to serve as co-chief resident. Dr. Young is also proud to be a contributing author to the Wills Eye Manual, the most commonly-used ophthalmology reference text in the world.
Following completion of her training, Dr. Young and her family moved to Colorado, where she practiced comprehensive ophthalmology for several years. She is thrilled to return to San Antonio, her hometown, to continue to serve and care for patients.
Dr. Young provides comprehensive eye care for the entire family, from routine eye exams for glasses or contacts, to the latest techniques in cataract surgery and refractive surgery (LASIK/PRK). Certified by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, Dr. Young is also happy to offer several aesthetic procedures, including Botox, Juvederm and various chemical peels.
When she is not practicing medicine, Dr. Young enjoys spending time with her husband and their two little boys.