Texas State Optical

Welcome to TSO Texas City - Your Texas City Optometrists

Most people don't realize how important it is to have an annual eye exam with an eye doctor, even if they already see clearly and don't wear glasses or contact lenses. While having crisp vision and the right prescription for your eyewear is important, it's only one factor in keeping your eyes healthy. 

Caring for the Eyes of Texas City

At Texas State Optical Texas City, our mission is to care for you and your eyes! Our Doctors of Optometry, Dr. Nelson Juarez and Dr. Jerry Cao, and their dedicated staff provide expert eye care service to Texas City and all of its surrounding cities. Building relationships through unparalleled customer service and offering the best technological equipment available to care for each patient’s eye health is our upmost priority.

Texas State Optical Texas City offers convenient and flexible hours of Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. that aim to accommodate most schedules. We offer over 1,000 quality eyeglasses in stock and are continually adding new and exciting designer frame lines. If you’re looking for safety eyewear, we also have the largest selection of quality and stylish safety eyewear in Texas City and surrounding areas!

Getting the right prescription for your eyeglasses or contact lenses is an important part of good eye care, but seeing clearly is just one part of your overall eye health. It is important to have annual eye exams with a Texas State Optical Texas City optometrist whether or not you wear eyeglasses or contacts.

Our office is conveniently located at 2702 Palmer Highway in Texas City. Call (409) 948-1311 to schedule an appointment, request an appointment online, or just drop in to look at our new frame collections!

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Looking for an eye doctor near you?

Our optometrist, Dr Nelson Juarez, is proud to serve families and individuals from Texas City, La Marque and Galveston. He knows that many factors contribute to the overall health of your eyes, so he takes the time to really understand your eye health history. Not every patient has the seems vision needs, so he'll get to know you and learn exactly what's right for you. If you need a stronger prescription for your glasses, our eye doctor can determine what to prescribe you based on how clear you can see and how efficient your vision is. Whether you're trying glasses for the first time, need an eye examination or seeking care for an eye condition like macular degeneration or dry eyes, we can help. Dr Juarez can offer you quality care, options and advice.  Contact us today to schedule your next appointment at Texas State Optical in Texas City. If you're from La Marque or Galveston, or practice is just minutes away!

Q&A with Dr. J

Dr. Nelson Juarez Answers Your Eyecare Questions

Should I wear sunglasses during the winter?

Yes a light shade of uv protecting sunglasses should be worn in the winter. Although the sun is not out, it is still emitting UV light that can still damage your eyes.

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Office Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM 
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM 
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM 
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


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Texas State Optical

2702 Palmer Hwy
Texas City, TX 77590
Phone: 409-948-1311

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"I was very pleased with my visit. The exam was very thorough and informative. I got exactly the glasses I've been wanting for many years. I was so excited! Aviator glasses at 66 years old. They looked great and the price was very reasonable. I would certainly recommend this TSO to my friends and family. My sister is making an appointment now."

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"Good people that treat you right."

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"Super friendly and helpful staff. Wonderful experience."

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"Love Dr. Juarez and the staff. I always refer friends, family....heck anybody to y'all."

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"I really liked Dr Cao and the staff was friendly and helpful. I was thoroughly tested and everything was explained .I would not only reccommend to others but will return as a patient."

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"Our visits to TSO are always pleasant and thorough with friendly and courteous staff who are very knowledgable. I have always been pleased with the service received, and get great advice for the frames I pick. I get compliments over them, and I always tell others where I got them because they always ask."

~Linda Minor Featured Review

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"Maybe rearrange the seating to where it's not so closed in? I love Dr. Juarez and would not consider going anywhere else. Dr. Cao is very nice, too."

~Melissa McCauley Featured Review