Meet Dr. Tufail
Maha Tufail, O.D.
Dr. Maha Tufail is an experienced optometrist eager to provide quality eye care for patients of all backgrounds at our Georgetown location. She loves to educate her patients about their eye health and use her expertise to manage a variety of eye conditions.
A Houston native, Dr. Tufail received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston in 2013, and later her optometry degree from their college of optometry in 2017. She gained further experience in the field working at a private practice in Washington, D.C., where she helped identify a tumor in an unsuspecting patient, helping to save their life. Throughout her extensive training and work experience, she developed an interest in challenging medical cases that affect the eyes. She now specializes in contact lenses and fitting scleral lenses on irregular corneas.
In addition to her compassionate care, Dr. Tufail has earned recognition for her academic excellence, as well as professional certifications in specialty contact lens fittings, such as those for myopia management. Her achievements include:
- Graduated Magna Cum Laude — University of Houston, 2013
- Certified — Euclid MAX™ Ortho-K Contact Lens Fitting
- Certified — Paragon CRT® Contact Lens Fitting
- Certified — Zenlens® Scleral Lens Fitting
Before joining Bristol Family Eyecare, she volunteered with the Houston Health Foundation’s “See to Succeed” initiative, providing free vision exams and corrective eyewear to children between the ages of six to 18 years old. In addition to taking her time to connect with her patients in English, she also speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi!
Outside of our office, she enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, trying local coffee shops, and spending time with her husband and their baby.