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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Coyote Optical Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Uvalde.

Bobby W. “Chip” Wood, Jr., O.D.

Therapeutic Optometrist

Optometric Glaucoma Specialist


  • University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston,TX.
  • Magna Cum Laude, Doctor of Optometry, 1993.
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill,NC.
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, 1989.

Professional Licensure and Certifications:

State of Texas, 2000 to present

  • Therapeutic Optometrist
  • Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

State of North Carolina, Optometrist, 1993 to present

DEA and DPS certified in the State of Texas

Professional Associations:

President & CEO, MJW Eyecare Associates, P.A., San Antonio, TX. July 2009 to present.

Braverman-Terry-Oei Eye Associates, San Antonio, TX. Nov. 1, 2008 to present.

The Eye Center of Uvalde, P.A., Uvalde, TX. Nov. 1, 2001 to October 31, 2008

EyeOptix (formerly Eye Care Clinic, O.D., P.A.), Charlotte, NC.

  • Director of Contact Lens Services, July 1996 to October 2001
  • Staff Optometrist, June 1995 to October 2001.

Dr. Barry Adler & Associates,Chapel Hill, NC., June 1993 to May 1995.

Externship / Clinical Training:

University of Texas Health Science Center/Houston Eye Associates,

  • Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Houston,TX, 1992.
  • Attending physician: John Goosey, M.D.

University of Texas Health Science Center/Houston Eye Associates,

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology, Houston,TX, 1992
  • Attending physician: Rosa Tang, M.D.

Womack Army Medical Center

  • Primary and Family Eye Care, Fort Bragg, NC, 1992.
  • Attending Optometrist: Lt. Col. James Kluckman, O.D.

Professional Affiliations:

Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals Speakers Bureau, September 2012 to present

Merck Pharmaceuticals Speakers Bureau, September 2011 to August 2013.

TLC Laser Eye Centers San Antonio

  • Guest Lecturer, 2010 to present
  • Advisory Board Member, March 2004 to Dec. 2007.

Ista Pharmaceuticals Speakers Bureau, January 2010 to September 2012

Inspire Pharmaceuticals Speakers Bureau, October 2009 to April 2011.

Associate Clinical Professor:

  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA, 1996 to 2001
  • University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston,TX.,1997 to 2001.

Professional Activities:

Bexar County Optometric Society, Member, 2010 to present

The Banzai Consortium, Member, 2006 to present.

Texas Optometric Association, Member, 2000 to present

The North Carolina State Optometric Society

  • Executive Counsel, 2000 to 2001
  • Member 1993 to 2001

Piedmont District of The North Carolina State Optometric Society

  • President, 2000 to 2001
  • Vice President, 1998 to 2000
  • Member, 1995 to 2001

Southern District of The North Carolina State Optometric Society

  • Member, 1993 to 1995

American Optometric Association

  • Member, 1993 to present

Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association

  • Member 1995 to present

Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Fraternity

Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Fraternity

Community Activities:

Boerne Youth Athletic Association,

  • Board of Directors, 2009-2011
  • Baseball Manager, 2008-2013
  • Mustang Division All-Star Manager, 2010
  • Bronco Division All-Star Assistant Coach, 2013

St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church, Member.

Ismael Talavera Memorial Scholarship Committee, Chairman.

Ismael Talavera Memorial Golf Tournament, Chairman.

Ismael Talavera Memorial Lone Star Gala, Chairman.

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts Pack 233, Adult Leader/Volunteer.

Spurs Youth Basketball League, Manager.

Boerne YMCA, Volunteer.

Uvalde Youth Baseball Little League, Manager, 2006-2007.

Uvalde Youth Soccer League, Assistant Coach, 2005-2007.

The Joyful Noise Gospel Quartet, Singer, 2002-2007.

University of Houston General Alumni Association, Member.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill General Alumni Association, Member.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Educational Foundation, Member.

Awards / Honors:

Dennis Kennedy, OD Excellence in Eye Care, Platinum Award

  • “Recognition for Achieving the Highest Level of Excellence in Eye Care”

Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston College of Optometry.

1993 Fisons Corporation Award for Clinical Excellence; Ocular Pathology.

1993 Sunsoft Contact Lens Achievement Award.

1992 VSP Outstanding Primary Care Clinician.

Dean’s List, University of Houston College of Optometry

Clinical Letters of Excellence, University of Houston College of Optometry

Clinical Research Experience:

Bausch & Lomb, Clinical field study for Soflens66 Soft Contact Lens.

Vistakon, Clinical field study for the Acuvue Bifocal Disposable Soft Contact Lens.

Menicon, Clinical field study for the Menicon AS-3 Hyper-Dk RGP contact lens.

Allergan, “Safety and Acceptability of an Investigational Neutralizing Tablet vs. Ultracare Neutralizing Tablet in the Ultracare System vs. the Aosept System.”

Allergan, “Safety and Acceptability of a Secondary Source of Non-Animal Catalase (Boehringer Mannheim) for Ultracare Neutralizing Tablet with Indicator Used with the Ultracare Regimen for Hydrogel Contact Lenses.”

Allergan, “Safety and Acceptability of Claris Cleaning and Disinfecting Solution with Wet-N-Soak Rewetting Drops and Lens Plus Purite Saline for Rigid Gas permeable Contact Lenses.”

Professional Publications:

Wood, B. How to Handle the Stubborn Red Eye: Three Case Reports Show How to Differentiate and Manage Pingueculitis, Episcleritis and Scleritis. Rev Optom, Nov 22, 2004.

Wood, B. You Got Game? Optom Mgmt (suppl) April, 1999.

Wood, B. New Treatments to Relieve Ocular Allergies. Rev Optom 1999;136(3):124-134.

Wood, B. Using the New Weapons in the Anterior Segment Arsenal. Rev Optom 1998;135(8):54-59.

Peer review editor for Review of Optometry, 1998 to 2010.

Hobbies and Interests:

Coaching baseball, playing golf, music and singing, any activities involving my children.