Christy J. Guenther, O.D.

Christy J. Guenther, O.D.


  • Family Vision Care
  • Optometric Glaucoma Specialist
  • Therapeutic Care of Ocular Disease
  • Preoperative Care of Cataract, LASIK & Glaucoma Patients
  • Dry Eye Disease
  • iLUX Dry Eye Treatment

Christy Guenther, O.D. was born in Dallas, Texas to missionary parents who raised her primarily overseas in Honduras and Spain where she learned to speak fluent Spanish. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Biola University in California before earning her Doctor of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Guenther then went on to complete a Residency in Primary Care and Specialty Contact Lenses. She has coauthored several papers and participated in research projects on color vision and diabetes in the eye.

Dr. Guenther has training in specialty contact lenses and ocular disease, and sees patients primarily in our Tyler and Athens locations. She is happy to provide first-class vision care to the families of East Texas.

In her free time, Dr. Guenther enjoys traveling with her husband, cheering on her favorite soccer and football teams, cooking new recipes and participating in medical missions.

Professional Credentials

  • American Optometric Association
  • Texas Optometric Association
  • East Texas Optometric Society


  • Biola University, La Mirada, CA – B.S.
  • Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA – O.D.
  • Group Health Cooperative, Tacoma, WA – Residency
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