Dr. Luis Rojas, a South Texas native, received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry with honors from Texas State University – San Marcos. He then spent a year as a teaching assistant for Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Texas – Pan American. Dr. Rojas also worked as a research assistant at Texas State University where he co-authored a manuscript which was published in a peer-reviewed journal. During this time he continued to pursue his passion in eye care as a doctor’s assistant for a well respected optometrist in McAllen, Texas.
Dr. Rojas graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University Of Houston College Of Optometry in 2015, where he received four Letters of Excellence for clinical performance and the Avalon Excellence Eyewear Award for outstanding optics and dispensary skills. He was also selected to work at the Dry Eye Center during his clinical rotations where he specialized in diagnosing and managing anterior segment and ocular surface disease; earning the Dry Eye Center Excellence Award upon graduation.
He completed his first clinical internship at Signature Eye Care, a successful private practice in Cedar Park, Texas, where he focused on LASIK co-management, high-volume contact lens fittings, and corneal refractive therapy (CRT). His second internship rotation was at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, Texas, with three renowned ocular disease specialists. He gained extensive training in diabetic retinopathy, neurological disorders, uveitis, cataract surgery co-management, and advanced glaucoma.
After graduation, he began working in a heavy medically-based private practice in Arlington, Texas, where he focused on amblyopia treatment in low-income pediatric patients, customized treatments for patients suffering from meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), and managing keratoconus using specialty contact lenses. Following private practice, Dr. Rojas continued patient care at a laser surgery eye center in North Dallas which provided vision correction procedures including LASIK, PRK, and implantable collamer lenses (ICL).
Dr. Rojas is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He is also an active member of the Texas Optometric Association (TOA), American Optometric Association (AOA), Tarrant County and Dallas County Optometric Association.
Dr. Rojas is excited to be part of the Prestonwood Eye Care team, and has a particular interest in the management of ocular surface and dry eye disease, diabetes, glaucoma, and hard to fit specialty contacts. Aside from spending time with friends and family, Dr. Rojas enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle, playing drums, watching football and basketball, and traveling in his spare time.