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Antonio Pacheco, American optometrist.


Pacheco, Antonio was born on December 10, 1923 in San Juan, P.R. Son of Sixto and Marta (Lafont) Pacheco.


Doctor of Optometry, Pennsylvania State College Optometry, 1951.


Private practice optometry, Santurce, P.R., from 1951. President, Board Examiners of Optometrists P.R., 1965-1967. Optometric consultant Division Mother and Child Department Health, 1960-1961.

Board directors P.R. Foundation for Medical Care, 1981-1983, United States of America Federal Professional Standards Review Organisation, 1981-1983.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Visual Defects and Optometric Manpower in Puerto Rico, 1971. Legal and Historical Development of the Boards of Examiners of Optometrists of Puerto Rico 1898-1970. Optometrists in Who’s Who in America, 1975.

      Summary of Optometric Literature of Puerto Rico, 1975. The 221 Legal Optometric Years of the Three Consecutive Generations of Optometrists in the Pacheco Optometric Family, 1909-1976.


Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow American Academy Optometry. Member College Optometrists of P.R. (honorary life, president 1967-1968), American Optometric Association, American Academy Optometry (president P.R. chapter 1971), American Legion (post commander 1960-1963), Optometric History Society United States of America, Ateneo Puertorriqueno, Armed Forces Optometric Society, International Platform Association Theta Epsilon.

Elk.; Club: Casino de Puerto Rico.


Married Marta Ortiz, December 30, 1947. Children: Marta, Maria, Antonio, Rosa.

Sixto Pacheco

Marta (Lafont) Pacheco

Marta Ortiz

Marta Pacheco

Rosa Pacheco

Maria Pacheco

Antonio Pacheco