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Barbara Desmone, O.D.

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Purdue: BS in Biology

Indiana University School of Optometry

Specialty / expertise

Primary Care Optometry

When did you know that you wanted to be an optometrist?

Senior year at Purdue- I considered other health care fields but optometry was the best fit.

Favorite part of being an optometrist

Meeting so many interesting people!

Favorite vacation

St. Martin

Favorite concert you’ve been to 

The English Beat at the Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, NC.

Do you have any pets? 

2 Doodles A Mini-Golden Doodle named Indiana Bones (we call her Indi) and a LabraDoodle named Roxy.

Fun fact

My husband & I met in Optometry school. We have 2 daughters. Madison and Anna. I love being active especially outside. I spend as much time as possible on my bike or walking the dogs.