Dr. Holly Hamilton grew up in Des Moines, Iowa. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and completed her undergraduate degree in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. Dr. Holly received her Doctor of Optometry degree from The University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in 1996. She has undergone clinical training at the Harry S. Truman Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri, and the University of Missouri Centers for Eye Care. She specializes in the treatment of dry eye and ocular allergy.