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(830) 931-2328

San Antonio Location

(210) 225-4141

Meet the Optometrist

Meet Dr. Arthur A. Medina Jr., Founder of Medina Eye Care

Dr. Arthur A. Medina Jr. was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and attended Central Catholic High School. He received his doctorate of optometry in 1972. The University of Houston, College of Optometry, appointed him to the faculty.


Our team is honored to be among the top 100 practices in the nation.

Medina continued his postdoctoral training with Dr. Louis Girard, M.D, who chaired the department of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine. That experience enhanced the philosophy that still serves as the foundation for his practice.

He’s also driven by his dad, who battled a severe form of glaucoma. Arthur A. Medina Sr. drives Dr. Medina to deliver the highest quality care available to any patient who walks through the doors.

Medina Eye Care provides a sophisticated, elegant and excellent patient experience, and has been doing so for over 35 years in this community!

Dr. Medina opened his private practice in 1983, after a decade as an associate of two prestigious ophthalmological practices. His experience with pre and post-operative care of cataract and refractive surgery patients led to working relationships with leading ophthalmic surgeons throughout Texas and the western United States. His incredible passion for the profession and quality patient care led to unique relationships with renowned, like-minded national and international physicians. All known for progressive and innovative advancements within the ophthalmic industry. He’s worked closely with industry leaders such as; Lee Nordan M.D., Steven Slade M.D., Paul Karpecki O.D. and Walter Choate O.D.

Dr. Medina built one of the largest refractive surgery optometric practices in the county. He’s received numerous awards for his accomplishments.

His practice is honored to be among the top 100 practices in the nation. He’s the only optometrist in San Antonio selected among the top 250 optometrists in the United States. Dr. Medina co-authored chapters in educational textbooks, and multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals. He’s also lectured nationally and internationally and currently serves on editorial boards for national optometric publications. Dr. Medina participates in FDA clinical trials for both pharmaceutical and surgical technologies. He is currently the chairman of an optometric advisory board for large surgical companies in the U.S. and abroad.

His patient population spans all corners of this community and throughout large regions of the United States. Dr. Medina never fails to take part in community service projects around the city. His mantra is making sure that every patient feels good about their vision while providing exquisite eye care. Based on his expertise, Dr. Medina has provided eye care for the San Antonio Spurs; Mr. and Mrs. Red McCombs; San Antonio’s own, George Strait; Pastor Max Lucado; and world hall of fame golfer, Lee Trevino. Medina cherishes the opportunity to care for each member of San Antonio and the surrounding areas.

You can trust Dr. Medina with all of your eye care needs. Whether it’s a vision evaluation, prescribing corrective lenses, diagnosing eye diseases, consulting for Lasik, or providing cataract surgery consultations. Our optometrist is committed to his patients, his profession, and his community.

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Medina online or call (210) 225-4141 today.

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