Dr. Ashley Atencio is a licensed Therapeutic Optometrist and an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She attended the University of North Texas where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After graduation, she attended the prestigious University of Houston College of Optometry where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree.
During her training, Dr. Atencio rotated through several clinics at the University Eye Institute where she gained knowledge and confidence in pediatric optometry, low-vision, neuro-rehabilitation optometry, and specialty contact lens. She then completed an externship at the Good Neighbor Eye Clinic where she provided medical-based eye care, treating and managing eye conditions such as diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and dry eye. Her last externship was at a private practice in Dallas, Tx where she provided primary eye care to the local residents, which included fitting and evaluating contact lenses, cataract and refractive surgery pre and post ops, managing dry eye, and treating various eye infections.
Dr. Atencio is an active member of the Bexar County District Optometric Society, Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
In her spare time, she enjoys cheering on the San Antonio Spurs and spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband welcomed their first child in November 2018.