Who We Are
SpecialEyes Optical is the only eyewear shop in Texas exclusively for children. You'll find us on the second floor at Pediatric Eye Specialists in Fort Worth and in convenient locations in Denton, Mansfield and Southlake.
Meet Our Team
Carlos Aguilar, ABOC
Carlos began working in the field of ophthalmology in 1997, after serving in the United States Marine Corps. He joined the staff of Pediatric Eye Specialists in 2005. Carlos is certified by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) and through the American Board of Opticianry (ABOC). He enjoys playing soccer and tennis.
Chelsea entered the optical industry after graduating high school and quickly found her passion in working with children. After gaining pediatric experience in Las Vegas, Chelsea relocated back to her home state of Texas to continue her career. Outside of providing exceptional service to young patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband as well as camping, kayaking and hiking.
Crystal Lopez, NCLEC
Crystal devotes most of her free time to her young twin daughters. When she is not busy being a mommy, she loves to read. Family is incredibly important to her so working in a pediatric setting and being able to help other families brings her great joy. Crystal has worked for Pediatric Eye Specialists for five years and is excited to start a new career with Special Eyes Optical. She will work primarily in the Fort Worth office, assisting families with contacts and other online orders.
Cynthia believes wearing glasses should be fun for children because as a child, she grew up wearing glasses, too. She strives for fun and positive interactions through patient-centered service and by helping each family find the perfect frames. Also a mother, Cynthia spends her free time with family and cheering on her husband’s Keller Youth Association football team.
Elia Clay, ABOC
Elia has more than 10 years of experience as an optician and stays current on the latest technology and trends in the industry. A Texas native, she loves helping parents and children find the perfect pair of glasses. She also enjoys spending time with family, reading or shopping for shoes.
Erica Duran Gonzalez
Erica was inspired to join the optical industry when her child began wearing glasses and she experienced the value of personalized vision care firsthand. After transferring from Pediatric Eye Specialists, she is looking forward to assisting clients at SpecialEyes Optical in Fort Worth. In addition to her passion for eye care and working with children, Erica loves to dance and travel.
After working five years for Pediatric Eye Specialists and being a longtime glasses wearer herself, Teresa jumped at the chance to move to the retail side of the business with SpecialEyes Optical when the opportunity arose. She is very familiar with life as a young patient having worn glasses and had strabismus surgery as a child. Teresa enjoys working with these patients, finding the perfect pair of frames for each. When not in the office she spends time as a professional soccer mom cheering on her son.