Agnes Palys, O.D.
Dr. Agnes Palys is a 1976 graduate of the New England College of Optometry. She served five years as an Army Staff Optometrist at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington D.C. during which time she was appointed President of the Armed Forces Optometric Society. In 1979, she was honored in the Congressional Record for “dedication to patient care in the military.”
After making San Antonio her home in 1981, she started her practice and became part of the Vision Source network in 1993. She has earned the prestigious distinction of Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Noteworthy Practitioner. She became a Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry in January 2012.
Dr. Palys served as Chancellor of Beta Sigma Kappa, President of Women in Business, on the Board of the Battered Women’s Shelter, and as a mentor for the Northside Independent School District. Dr. Palys is continually attending advanced training & continuing education to provide her patients with the best care possible. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word.
In her spare time, Dr. Palys enjoys gardening and volunteering as a Bexar County Master Gardener. She has two wonderful grandchildren that keep her busy as well. She loves traveling and exploring distant countries. She has explored over 82 countries during her world travels, with trips in 2018 to Jamaica, Michigan, and Canada. Trips to Cuba, Hawaii, Japan, Hong Kong, and Korea in 2019.