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Emeka V. Nwokedi, O.D.

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Dr. Emeka Nwokedi is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University Philadelphia where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree,(O.D.) in 2003. While in training at Pennsylvania he engaged in clinical internship program on the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases at West Chester Eye Associates in Pennsylvania, one of the most popular eye centers approved by the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institute of Health for national eye disease studies. Dr. Nwokedi, being a Texan left Philadelphia in the winter of 2002 to Brooks Army Medical Center in San Antonio to complete his hospital based internship. His clinical experience interacting with U.S. soldiers especially in treating eye diseases and prescribing special eyeglasses for them in preparation for their deployment to Iraq was second to none.

Dr. Nwokedi also attended the University of Houston college of Optometry Optometric Glaucoma Specialist training.The Texas Optometry Board on dec 07 2007 certified Dr. Nwokedi as an Optometric Glaucoma specialist. He employs the new state of the arts computerized equipments such as the new Humphrey visual field analyzer 11-i series by Zeiss, Zeiss GDX-VCC, the Canon CR-DGi Non-Mydriatric Retinal camera(9th generation 100% digital camera and 10.1 megapixel)in the clinical evaluation of glaucoma patients.

The Texas Optometry Board therapeutically certified Dr. Nwokedi to treat eye diseases in Texas. He enjoys treating patients with red eyes. He is also specially skilled in the examination of children, infants and patients who see double or blurry vision. Dr. Nwokedi in his practice sees lots of contact lens patients and patients that need eye exam due to diabetes and high blood pressure. Dr. Nwokedi is a member of the following professional association: American Optometric Association,Cornea and Contact lens Section,Texas Optometric Association,
Dallas County Optometric Society

Besides professional life, Dr. Nwokedi spends most of his time with his beautiful wife Sylvia, their sons Emeka T.J. Jr.and Chetachi Vince and their daughter Adachiso Cherish. He enjoys taking vacations and watching basketball especially Mavericks and Sixers.


Ana Loyola

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Ana is our office manager. She makes sure that the practice runs efficiently and effectively. Ana is great at performing  most of the clinical tests such as visual acuity, autorefractor, non-contact tonometer, Humphrey visual field analyzer, GDX, fundus photpgraphy, external photography, and specular microscopy. She takes brief history of the patient and gets the patient ready to be seen by the doctor. She is great at insurance verification and scheduling of patients. She is also the optical lab manager and can make glasses in an hour for our patients.


Blanca Castor

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Blanca is our patient care representative who welcomes most of our patients as they walk into our office. She employs her great bilingual skills in making sure that patients' needs are taken care of. She performs pretests such as visual acuity, autorefractor, non-contact tonometry, GDX. visual field test, retinal photography, specular microscopy and enters patients' clinical data into the system before patients are seen by the doctor. She is great at interacting with patients and in helping patients select the best eyewear. She is also good at scheduling patients.


kim Minier

Kim is the office manager in charge of the Amarillo office. She makes sure that the office runs efficiently and effectively. She welcomes patients to our office, performs clinical tests such as NCT, autorefractors, FDT and enters data into the electronic medical records. She is great in scheduling patients.


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