Dr. Hoven attended the University of Kansas for her undergraduate studies and received her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston, College of Optometry. Throughout the next 20 years, she opened and practiced at three offices in the Houston area. She was an active member of the Executive Council as well as the Advisory Council for Texas State Optical. Dr. Hoven moved to Durango in 2008 and is the owner of Advanced EyeCare. She is a member American Optometric Association as well as the Colorado Optometric Association, serving on the Board of Trustees 2020-2022. She is also active with the Durango High Noon Rotary Club. Dr. Hoven specializes in contact lens fitting, dry eye syndrome, ocular medical conditions, and glaucoma management.