Thao M. Harris, OD, FAAO

Thao M. Harris, OD, FAAO

Thao M. Harris, OD, FAAO, is assistant professor of Ophthalmology in the section of Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Vision and Optical Services, Emory Eye Center. Dr. Harris' emphasis is in primary eye care and low vision rehabilitation. She provides comprehensive eye examinations including glasses, contact lenses and the management of ocular health. Her research interests are low vision aids and public health awareness.

National Recognition

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, 2008

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Comprehensive eye examinations
  • Low vision rehabilitation


  • Postgraduate: The New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA: 2002-06
  • Residency: NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry, affiliation: Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lake City, FL, 2006-07