Kyle Sandberg, OD

Kyle Sandberg, OD was born in Chicago, IL and raised in South Florida. In 2007, he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Microbiology with a minor in Psychology. He then was admitted to Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry where he earned a Doctorate in Optometry as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science. Following Optometry School, he was accepted into a residency in Ocular Disease and Ocular and Refractive Surgery at the Eye Center of Texas in Houston. Immediately following the completion of his residency training, Dr. Sandberg joined the faculty at the Rosenberg School of Optometry (RSO). He is currently an Assistant Professor and Chief of Refractive Surgery and Laser Services as well as Chief of the Outpatient Surgery Service for the School. He became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry in October of 2013 and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry in 2016.

Dr. Sandberg serves RSO in many roles. He has developed the curriculum instructed the Clinical Internship course series in the undergraduate Vision Science program. Additionally, he teaches second, third and fourth-year professional students in classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings. Dr. Sandberg has pioneered the development of the Peri-Operative Clinical Rotation at RSO. This rotation is the first and only clinical experience of its kind in the country in that it allows students to participate in the collaborative care of a variety of anterior segment procedures, including hands-on procedural training with RSO’s partners in Louisiana. He has a passion for teaching students the benefits of integrated care and the positive impact it has on patients, their families and the profession of optometry.

Dr. Sandberg has been a speaker at the local, state, regional, national and international levels on topics ranging from systemic disease to cutting edge developments in refractive surgery. His current research includes exploring the impact of state-mandated vision screenings in Texas, studying the progression of refractive error in professional students, and evaluation of the efficacy of new train signaling devices for Union Pacific. Dr. Sandberg has additional research interests in glaucoma, ocular disease and the use of new ocular surgical devices. His hobbies include travel, golf, music and football and he enjoys spending time with his wife and pug.


University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry


9725 Datapoint Drive

San Antonio, TX 78229 USA

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