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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


Dr. Benny Pena OD

Dr. Benny Peña is a graduate of Schreiner University and the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Peña and his family have lived in Kerrville since 1997. Dr. Peña was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. After high school Dr. Peña enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and...

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.


Kristine Hinojosa

Insurance Coordinator

Kristine has been in the Optometric Field for 6 Years. She is Experienced and cross trained as a Front Desk Specialist, Ophthalmic Technician, Optician and Insurance Billing. Shes Great at Frame Styling and Selecting Proper Prescription Lenses. She Loves helping patients feel welcome and is an Expert in Customer Service. Kristine’s expertise in Insurance Billing has lead her to become Our Insurance Coordinator. On her Free time Kristine loves to spend time with her Husband and Beautiful Daughter.


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

Yuliana Alanis

Ophthalmic Technician

Yuli is currently attending her 3rd year at San Antonio’s Rosenberg school of Optometry, and will soon be entering her externships which will further propel her knowledge in specialty lenses. Yuli enjoys performing the most thorough and advanced preliminary testing to provide the best for patient’s eye care needs. When she isn’t studying for National Boards, she loves spending time with her adorable miniature sheltie dogs.


Patricia L. Holguin

Front desk coordinator and Insurance specialist

Pati is our newest member to our team, and loves to interact with patients to provide them the best experience. Although she already has her degree in Communications Pati is currently a full time student working on her Biology degree, while working full-time. With her new interest in the Optometry field, she has started her journey in completing the Certified Paraoptometric Technician program. Also, while becoming very knowledgeable as the receptionist, Pati has had training on glasses adjustments, repairs, and frame styling. Pati enjoys being a “foodie” and loves the summer time, to enjoy stand up paddle boarding and tubing. We are very proud to have Pati as a part of our TSO Bandera family, and are excited to see all of her accomplishments.


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.


TSO Bandera

9234 North Loop 1604 West, #104
San Antonio, TX 78249