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Meet the Optometrist

Dr. Kirt Patel, Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Kirt Patel

Dr. Kirt Patel is a board certified Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist, clinically trained to diagnose, treat and manage ocular infections and diseases. His professional areas of interest include specialty contact lens fitting, pediatrics, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, cataract & LASIK co-management, and Computer Vision Syndrome.

Dr. Patel is originally from Philadelphia, PA. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from LaSalle University. Dr. Patel then attended the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry and graduated in 2004 becoming National Board Certified in Ocular Disease.

While in school, he received the award for Clinical Excellence Award from Alcon as well as essay contest awards from Essilor and Alcon. Dr. Patel was president of the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA).

Dr. Patel furthered his skills and knowledge by doing a Residency in Ocular Disease at the highly accredited Omni Eye Surgery in New Jersey and Manhattan working with Ophthalmologists specializing in Glaucoma, Corneal and Retinal Diseases, and Neuro-Opthalmology.

Following his residency, Dr. Patel moved to Dallas, and became an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist gaining extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of glaucoma as well as Diabetic eye care management. Dr. Patel has also become proficient in Routine Eye Exams, Contact Lens Exams/ Fittings and Cataract and Lasik co-management.

In 2010, he was named Professional of the year representing Optometry by Cambridge Who’s Who. And in 2011, Dr. Patel was selected to be a Board Examiner for part 3 National Boards. Dr. Patel is credentialed on most medical and vision insurance plans and is Fluent in English, Spanish, and Hindi

Graduate Education Degree: Residency in Ocular Disease - OMNI Eye Services

Year Graduated: 2005

College: Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Salus University)

City/State: Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate Education Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

Year Graduated: 1998

College: LaSalle University

City/State: San Juan, PR


Certifications

Therapeutic Optometrist, Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

Specialties

Pediatric Optometrists, LASIK, Specialty Contact Lens Fittings, Dry Eye Syndrome, Fashionable Glasses, Glaucoma Management, Eye Disease Treatments


Location

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Office Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed