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 Carrollton, 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.
Contact Lens Coordinator
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.
Jessica Bruns, ABOC
Jessica started preparing for her career as an optician immediately after high school. Today she has more than 10 years experience, and has a particular skill for picking the perfect frame to fit each patient. In her free time, Jessica enjoys musical performance. She is a vocalist and guitarist with two area bands.
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.
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.
Mayra joined Pediatric Eye Specialists in 2015, starting as a technician after attending school for her medical assistance license. Mayra is exceptional at getting the right glasses fit for every child. She loves working with kids and has a young daughter of her own that keeps her on her toes.
Ayve is all about children. She enjoys working to help them see the world clearly, and she and her husband have a youngster of their own. An avid sports fan, Ayve played volleyball in college and now coaches club volleyball for fun. When she’s not helping children or working toward a degree in education at The University of Texas at Arlington, you may find her at a Fossil Ridge High School football game – where her husband coaches the team.
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.