Dr. Cheryl Jansen was born in South Africa. She graduated from Witwatersrand College for Advanced Technical Education in Johannesburg, South Africa where she met her husband, Dr. Terence Jansen, Therapeutic Optometrist. She came to the United States to obtain her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Houston.
Dr. Jansen initially worked in the same office as her husband. She has been in private practice for over 30 years. Her husband operates the Texas State Optical at Twin Oaks Shopping Center on Oltorf and Congress.
Dr Jansen and her husband both share a mutual passion for their homeland and their patients' ocular health.
Jansen Optical is located in Southwest Austin where the Jansen's live and raised their two children. When her children were younger, Dr. Jansen was a PTA and soccer mom. Her daughter, Lori, is an OB/Gyn practicing in Denver, Colorado. Her son, Michael, is currently completing his Ophthalmology Fellowship in New York City.
In her free time, Dr. Jansen likes to read, garden, knit, sew and travel. She absolutely loves her new role as "Nana" and is smitten with her grandsons Graham and Henry!
Dr. Jansen has a high rate of returning former patients many of whom are friends, associates, and former neighbors. She is currently accepting new patients which she enjoys meeting and establishing a long term relationship.