Contributor Profile

Mario Gutierrez

Job TitleOD, FAAO

Company NameVision Source-Alamo Hts


Dr. Gutierrez is an adjunct professor for the University of Houston College of Optometry and Rosenberg School of Optometry. He is the inventor of the MG Expressor and the Gutierrez Lid Plate Plus which are both used to help treat meibomian gland dysfunction. He is also the investigator and developer of the Gutierrez Bleph Brush. He has published numerous articles on ocular disease treatment and management, practice management and ortho keratology. He authored Save a Life: Neuro-Optometry Primer: The Brain. He was the first Vision Source Administrator and held this position for 27 years. He recently completed his appointment as a member of the Vision Source Advisory Board, and as board member of Women in Optometry. He was appointed to the Texas Optometry Board in 2009, and was recently appointed as Chair of the Texas Optometry Board in 2018. He is the owner of 2 optometric practices in San Antonio.