Category Archives: General News

TSO Welcomes Dr. Valenta Carter

Dr. Valenta Carter, a native of Temple, Texas, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas State University – San Marcos with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Following Texas State, Dr. Carter attended University of Houston College of Optometry where she earned her Doctorate of Optometry. During her collegiate training, Dr. Carter participated in hands-on internships […]

Back to School Banners and Counter Cards Available

The third quarter is an important opportunity for network members to capitalize on the surge in retail activity associated with back to school. Our message of the importance of good vision for a child in school is important to share with your patients and communities. TSO Marketing has produced a collection of display advertisements, counter cards and banners […]

Creating an Edge Over Competition

Recently I had a discussion with a young optometrist who questioned the opportunity of growing a strong financial practice because, in her mind, her market was “saturated with competition.” She views competition as something to fear. The truth is that competition can make us better but whether or not it does, is all about your […]

Create an Action Plan to Achieve Your Goals

Practice Consultant Corner Your Goals Most people know how to set S.M.A.R.T. goals. The challenge comes in creating and following a plan to make those goals a reality. Sometimes during the process of setting goals, enthusiasm drives motivation to achieve results. But, sometimes not long after you decide on your goals, they become a distant […]

TSO Host Annual Student Spring Banquets

Each year, TSO contributes a total of $20,000 to deserving students of the University of Houston College of Optometry and Rosenberg School of Optometry through annual scholarships and endowment funds. This year, the Doctors of Texas State Optical awarded a total of eight $1,000 scholarships to three students from each school. The remainder of contributions are […]

Welcome Dr. Amy Bishop to Oak Cliff TSO

Amy Bishop, O.D. earned her Doctorate of Optometry in 1994, studying at Texas A&M University and University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Bishop completed an internship with cornea specialist John Goosey, M.D. of Houston Eye Associates. Dr. Bishop opened Family Eye Care in Childress TX in 1994 and has been in private practice for over 22 […]

Welcome Dr. Allison to Victoria TSO

TSO Network is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Joseph Allison to the TSO Network in Victoria, Texas. Dr. Allison received his B.S. degree from Texas A&M University in 1978, graduating Cum Laude. He received his OD from the University of Houston College of Optometry and became Board Certified in Therapeutics in 1992. Dr. Allison is a […]