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Amina Ebrahim, OD -  - Optometrist

D Vision Eyecare

Amina Ebrahim, OD

Optometrist located in Allen, TX

Amina Ebrahim, OD, a therapeutic optometrist at D Vision Eyecare in Allen, Texas, takes pride in ensuring glasses prescriptions fully meet the needs of each patient. Dr. Ebrahim offers comprehensive eye exams to determine the prescription strength that provides you with crystal clear vision. The in-office optometry center offers a large selection of designer frame brands and a wide variety of styles to suit your personal tastes and face shape. To get a new glasses prescription, or update an existing one, schedule a comprehensive glasses exam by calling D Vision Eyecare today or request an appointment online.

Glasses Q & A

Why should I consider getting glasses?

You should schedule a comprehensive eye exam every year to identify early signs of disease and to update existing glasses or contact prescriptions. You should also contact D Vision Eyecare at any time you experience changes in your vision or find it difficult to see clearly up close or far away.

Glasses prescriptions correct refractive errors that cause blurry vision, such as:

  • Myopia (nearsightedness) - good vision up close but blurry distance vision
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness) - good distance vision but blurry vision up close
  • Astigmatism - causes blurry vision due to an irregularly shaped cornea
  • Presbyopia - age-related vision changes that make reading difficult due to poor close up vision

Dr. Ebrahim can determine your prescription-strength need during a refraction assessment.

What’s involved in a refraction assessment for glasses?

To confirm a refractive error, Dr. Ebrahim uses a technique known as retinoscopy, which involves shining a bright light into your eye to assess the movement of light reflecting off your retina through your pupil.

To fine-tune your prescription for glasses, Dr. Ebrahim works with a phoropter device that contains a variety of lenses that you look through to determine which gives you the clearest, sharpest vision. You can expect to answer a series of questions while you read from an eye chart.

How do I choose my lenses and glasses frames?

D Vision Eyecare offers a large selection of fashionable designer frames on-site and can assist you in finding the right frame shape and size to suit your face shape and personal tastes.

You can try on different frames to find your favorite pair, and the staff takes necessary measurements to ensure the frames are right for your prescription strength.

You can also discuss the available lens coatings and other options available for your prescription glasses, including plastic lenses, scratch-resistant coatings, blue light protection, and Zeiss lenses.

When your glasses are ready for pickup, you receive any necessary adjustments to ensure a good fit. D Vision Eyecare also ensures you’re fully satisfied with your prescription strength and can see clearly.

To schedule an eye exam for a new or updated glasses prescription, call D Vision Eyecare or request an appointment online now.