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Our Eye Doctors

Meet The Top Eye Doctors in San Antonio, Texas

Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision—many of which do not always have obvious symptoms. Bandera eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses, both as eyeglass lenses and contact lenses.

Our TSO Bandera optometrists pride themselves on serving residents of San Antonio, Leon Valley and Helotes. She takes the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet Your San Antonio Eye Doctors


Victoria Perez, O.D.

Dr. Victoria Perez is a native of South Texas. She attended Texas A&M University at Kingsville where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Perez continued her studies at the University of Houston College of Optometry where she earned her Doctor of...

Meet Your San Antonio Eye Care Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our TSO Bandera optical will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.


Shantel Craig

Lead Certified Paraoptometric Technician

Shantel, who we like to call Shanti, has completed her CPO, CPOA, and CPOT certifications to become a certified Paraoptometric Technician in 2014.  She has been in the Optometric field for over 8 years. In addition to working full-time, Shanti is a full-time student working on her Bachelors in Biology degree, in hopes to attend Optometry school. Originally from Arizona, Shanti is a highly knowledgeable technician with a sweet personality. She loves performing thorough preliminary testing for patients and providing everyone with a positive and enjoyable experience. Shanti is also our contact lens specialist who handles extensive lens training. With her free time, Shanti enjoys spending time with her family as well as her dogs.


Sonia Mendoza

Lead Optician

Sonia has been in the Ophthalmic Field for 10+ years. She is an expert with Frame styling and proper lens selection. Her expertise and wonderful patient care personality lead her to become our Lead Optician. She loves helping every patient feel welcomed and cared for. She is experienced and cross trained as an Insurance Biller, Technician, and Front Desk Specialist. Her Positive attitude and optimism is an everyday inspiration to her co workers and all that know her. On her Free time Sonia likes to spend it with her Husband, Son and Daughter


Ruben Maciel

Ruben has been in the optometric field for 3 years and has already obtained his American Board of Opticinary certification. Ruben specializes in selecting the best lens options for our patients, along with providing the most accurate measurements, to ensure to optimal visual acuity is achieved.  Ruben has a sweet personality and enjoys helping patients find the best pair of glasses to fit everyone's unique personalities. On his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and his newest family addition, "Breeze" his adopted German Shepherd pup.


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Michael Valadez, CPA

Michael is a full time CPA with San Antonio's Gonzales & Black Firm.  In addition to his busy full time schedule Michael is dedicated to advancing his knowledge in the eye industry, and currently oversees all managerial aspects of TSO Bandera. Michael is skilled at assessing all office inventory and enjoys being hands on with fine details associated with optical measurements and lens cuttings.  Fun fact Michael is actually Dr. Perez's husband. 🙂

Experience: Seven years of audit, tax, and accounting experience as a senior accountant with Ernst & Young in both San Antonio, Texas and Houston offices, Public Industry in Houston, and a CPA practice in his home town of Alice Texas.  Past experience included audits of large and small public and private entities within the medical services, financial services, oil & gas, construction government & no-profit, and many other industries. Current experience includes preparation of Federal and State tax returns for business and individuals, partnerships, corporations and other entities.

Licensed in Texas

Education: BBA in Accounting, Masters in Professional Accounting and Minor in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin.

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We are making special arrangements with the current public health concerns. When you call Texas State Optical, we will space your appointment time to be mindful of social distancing and your personal comfort.

We kindly ask that you hold off on scheduling your appointment if…

  • You have traveled by plane in the last 3 weeks.
  • You have traveled out of the state or country in the last 3 weeks.
  • You are currently feeling ill or are having symptoms such as cough, fever, sore throat, ect.

Please call us in advance with any questions.

If you are a contact lens wearer with less than a 3 month supply, we encourage you to call in and place your orders to help avoid any possible future delays. Free shipping to your home address will be given with a 2 box purchase minimum.

When you schedule your eye exam appointment, you can have the extra confidence that you will be safe and comfortable at Texas State Optical.

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