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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 less than an hour for our patients.


Miriam Gomez

Miriam is a great patient care associate. She is bilingual in spanish and helps in working patients up before they are seen by the doctor. She specializes in verifying patients' insurance, making sure that patients enjoy their insurance benefits to the maximum. Miriam also helps the doctor in  performing special tests such as Humphrey visual field analyzer, fundus photography, GDX and specular microscopy.  She also participates in scheduling and sales of eyewear.


Brittany Owens

Brittany is a wonderful patient care representative. She is great at welcoming and checking patients in. She participates in sheduling patients and  taking care of most patients' needs over the phone and in the office. She also performs  pretests such as autorefractor and NCT before patients are seen by the doctor. Brittany possesses outstanding skills in frame styling, sales and dispensing of glasses and contact lenses. She is also in charge of ordering and verification of most patients' contact lenses.


The Team

We are the best team that would take good care of your eyes and vision needs. We work together to make sure that all our patients have  wonderful and seamless experience. You will not regret making a decision to see us. We believe in our motto, "Our patients come first". Click on the appointment scheduling icon above and we would take good care of you when you arrive here.


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