Vanessa L. Chang, OD

Dr. Vanessa Chang, OD, Therapeutic Optometrist, is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Houston: ’80 Doctorate of Optometry, ’76 BS-Biology. She is therapeutically certified to treat minor eye disease & is a co-manager of Lasik surgery. She is one of only 4 optometrists in the Rio Grande Valley to fit Orhokeratology lenses (Overnight “lasik” gas permeables).

She is a member of the American Optometric Assocication (over 28 years), Texas Optometric Association (over 28 years)& the Rio Grande Valley Optometric Association (over 20 years).

Dr. Chang is also a member or former member of the Jr. League of McAllen, Calvary Baptist Church Youth Leadership and Personnel committee, governing Board of the McAllen High Band Boosters, PTA of Travis Middle School & Discovery Montessori School & UH Alumni Member.

She has been proud to be trusted as the designated eye care provider for needy children and adults through the McAllen Palm City Lions Club, McAllen Evening Lions Club, Pharr Lions Club and Hidalgo Lions Club for the past 15-20 years. Dr. Chang also is a provider for Hidalgo County Headstart, Vision USA & VSP Sight For Students.

She is married to Dr. Dennis Chang, also an optometrist. They have raised 3 children in the McAllen area since 1989.

Dr. Vanessa enjoys meeting people from all walks of life, photography, bible study, travel, cooking (& eating!), bay fishing, gardening, sewing, the Spurs, the Rockets, college football, watching high school bands & football and supporting school & children’s organizations.

She is an advocate for children, education, biblical application and a healthy life style.