Jerad Meinke O.D. graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Biology and Chemistry. He attended Southern College of Optometry and graduated in 2008. He has been trained in Pediatric Optometry at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He enjoys helping all ages of patients but especially kids and even babies. He practiced in Buda, Texas for seven years before opening his office in Kyle in 2015.
Jerad grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is a huge fan of just about all sports and loves to talk about them. He enjoys being outdoors, hiking, camping and fishing.
Lauren H. Meinke O.D. graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. She attended Southern College of Optometry and graduated in 2008. She has focused on primary care and practiced at the Naval Base in Corpus Christi. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and can communicate in Spanish. She has been practicing in San Marcos since 2009 and still works there two days per week.
Lauren grew up in Sweetwater, Texas. She loves to cook and entertain. She enjoys all kinds of music and dancing. She stays busy keeping up with the kids and all their activities.
Meet the Team
Rose Torres fell in love with Optometry as an optician, then joined the medical side of Optometry in 2010. She enjoys to chat with patients and make sure their exam experience is as smooth as possible. She loves the Rocky mountains and spending time with her husband Sam and their three girls.
Marisela Torres joined our team in 2018. She is awesome with our Spanish speaking patients and is bilingual. She enjoys providing great customer service and patient care. Mari is a mother of two and on her down time she loves staying home and watching movies. Ask for her when making your next appointment!
Miranda Contreras joined the team in 2020. She is very knowledgeable with four years prior experience. She will help patients with any questions they might have. Miranda loves arts and crafts with her two children and on rainy days you can catch her sewing.