Dr. Charlinda Nance

6909 North Loop 1604 East, Ste 1170

​San Antonio, TX 78247 


Dr. Nance has over 22 years experience in the optometric field and has been practicing in San Antonio since 2003.   She is a licensed Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist.  

Dr. Nance was born in El Paso, TX and graduated Magna Cum Laude from East Central High School.  Two weeks after graduation she enrolled in the PCI Program at Prairie View A&M University and was inducted into Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society.  She graduated from Prairie View A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1997.  

One weekend Dr. Nance travelled home to San Antonio for a visit and had a life changing conversation with her father.  He reminded her that when he was diagnosed with diabetes, the main symptom that led to his diagnosis was his vision.  He was having trouble seeing and just assumed that he needed a pair of glasses.  It was at his eye exam that he showed signs of Diabetes.  That same day the diagnosis was confirmed by their family doctor.  Dr. Nance at that time was unaware that you could be diagnosed as a diabetic simply by having an eye exam!  Soon afterward she changed her major from Pre-Medicine to Pre-Optometry!  To this day when her patients ask her why she became an Optometrist, she responds, “If I can help others the same way that my father was helped, how could I not be an Optometrist?” 

After graduating from college she continued her education at the University Of Houston College Of Optometry. During her academic/clinical career she received many Clinical Letters of Excellence in which she was placed amongst the top 15% of clinicians in her class.  

Dr. Nance is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and in her free time she enjoys speaking to students at career days and has volunteered her time to mentor to students that are interested in studying optometry.  

Dr. Nance has an awesome 8 year old son!  In her spare time she is a huge sports fan and enjoys fishing along the Texas gulf coast!