Dr. Janet Castro was born in Puerto Rico, and moved to Florida in 1976. She went to college at Valencia Community College and Memphis State University. She went to school at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN and graduated in 1989. This is where she met her wonderful husband Tom. They were married in 1991 and have a daughter. In 1987 and 1998 she went to Costa Rica as a student volunteer in Optometric Services to Humanity with the Lions Club. Between 1989 and 1990 she worked at Maitland Vision Center in Florida, doing general optometry, low vision, and contacts.
She moved to the Dallas, Texas area in 1990, where she worked as a relief optometrist. Dr. Castro is an expert in contacts. She fits patients that have difficulty with dry eye and allergies, as well as first time contact wearers. She is active in the community and also speaks fluent Spanish.