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Our Texas City optometrists take 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. Supported by a helpful and well-trained staff, Texas State Optical family eye doctors provide complete eye care for patients of all ages.

Meet Your Texas City Eye Doctors:

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Dr. Nelson Juarez

Nelson Juarez, OD, not only practices family eye care in Texas City, but also makes his home in the community. A native of Galveston, Dr. Juarez graduated from Galveston Ball High School. He studied at the University of Houston where he earned a degree in biology in 1999 and went...
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Dr. Mercy Garcia

Dr. Mercy F. Garcia was born and raised in Fort Myers, FL. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida in 2012 with a degree in Psychology. After graduation, she moved to Texas where she earned a Doctorate in Optometry from the University of Houston in 2016, graduating Magna...

At TSO Texas City our exceptional, eye care staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Meet Your Texas City Eye Care Team:

Our Texas City eye care center staff are our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our helpful receptionists 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 Texas City vision care treatment possible.


Reyna Rios

Office Manager
Reyna has been promoted to Office Manager at TSO Texas City. She has worked her way up from optician, receptionist and on occasion Dr. Juarez’s assistant. She has been with TSO Texas City since 2008. Originally from Galveston, Reyna moved to Texas City 12 years ago. “I live with my...

Laurie Lopez

Laurie joined TSO Texas City in 1987. She does a little of everything, from being an optician, receptionist, doctors’ assistant, to coding and billing. She likes to help out our patients understand their insurance coverage and co-pays. Laurie is married to Jesse and has 2 great grown children, Zack and...

Mikessis Triplett

Mikessis is Dr. Juarez’s optometric technician and optician. She has been with TSO Texas City since 2009. Having lived in Texas City most of her life, Mikessis enjoys spending time with her husband Morris Jr. and her 2 children Aniya and Morris III. “My responsibilities include assisting Dr. Juarez in...

Michell Perez

Eyewear Specialist
Michell joined TSO Texas City in 2014. As an optician she brings lots of optical experience to our office. She can help find the right frame for you and make sure you are wearing the latest fashion. Originally from Guadalajara Mexico, Michell moved to Texas City 12 years ago. She...


Technician/Doctor Assistant
Iliana joined TSO Texas city in 2014 during her senior year in high school. She grew up in Galveston for most of her life and then moved to Texas City. Iliana is now a full time employee and responsible for wearing many hats. Outside of the office Iliana enjoys traveling...


Technician/Doctor Assistant
Alondra joined TSO Texas City in 2017. As technician she performs all the necessary tests for the doctor to examine your eyes thoroughly. Alonda enjoys painting and listening to music....


Front Desk/Administrative Assistant
Jasmin enjoys her job at TSO Texas City and loves greeting everyone who walks in the door. She is currently attending college earning her associates degree. Outside of the office Jasmin loves spending time with her fiance and son Carter....


Front Desk/Administrative Assistant
Atziri is our newest receptionist at TSO Texas City. She loves making our patients smile. She is a part time student at College of The Mainland. During her spare time Atziri enjoys exercising and reading....

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