Dr. Jussel is a Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She recently completed a residency program in Cornea and Contact Lens at the University of Missouri- St Louis and specializes in fitting specialty contact lenses such as Scleral lenses, Gas Permeable Lenses and Ortho-K. Dr. Jussel graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry with her Doctor of Optometry and concurrently earned a Master of Science in Vision Science. Her Master’s thesis involved clinical research in Diabetic Retinopathy. Before optometry school, she graduated from Texas A&M University with her Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Biology, and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Dr. Jussel works with patients of all ages and is especially passionate about specialty contact lenses, myopia management, dry eye syndrome, and ocular disease.
As an Austin native and alumna of Westwood High School, she is excited to be back in the north Austin area! On weekends you can find her exploring hiking trails, trying new coffee shops, and spending time at the lake with her family. Dr Jussel returns to Austin with her husband, Jake, and their two rescue animals- a Great Pyrenees, Cooper, and a cat, Sebastian.