Dr. Farah Nasser O.D. and Dr. Rizwan Jaffer O.D earned B.S. degrees with an emphasis on premedical curriculum from their respective undergraduate institutions and received their Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry. Both doctors have been providing care to the greater Houston area since 2006.
As optometric glaucoma specialists, both Dr. Jaffer and Dr. Nasser specialize in providing comprehensive eye exams for their patients. This includes prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses, foreign body removal, treatment of medical eye problems such as red eyes, eye infections, eye allergies, dry eye and glaucoma. In addition, they provide consultation for cataracts, macular degeneration, diabetes, and many other ocular diseases. Dr. Jaffer and Dr. Nasser are committed to lifelong continuing education and learning. They regularly attend lectures and meetings to stay informed of new technologies, the latest products and newest treatment plans to provide the most up to date vision and eye health care to their patients.
Both providers care for patients from varying ages from newborn to elderly. Their main goal in providing excellent eye care to their patients is to enhance and preserve their vision for a lifetime.
Rizwan Jaffer, O.D. is a therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist. Dr. Jaffer was born in Africa, but was raised in Boston, MA. He attended Union College and later received his doctorate of optometry and the New England College of Optometry. Dr. Jaffer graduated in 2006 and has been practicing since.
Dr. Jaffer comes from a line of doctors in his family, with a sister who’s in dentistry, and a brother who’s practicing as a board certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Jaffer and Nasser are happily growing their family. They have a young daughter and son. Dr. Jaffer truly enjoys patient care, and frequently visits local nursing homes to provide eye exams and ocular health services to those who are unable to easily visit the office.
Outside of optometric practice, Dr. Jaffer is a health and fitness enthusiast, and he enjoys devoting free time to activities with his family.
Dr. Farah Nasser is an optometrist. She grew up in Nairobi Kenya and attended college at University of Miami . . . . go Hurricanes! While at U of M, Dr. Nasser received her BS in Biology. Her strong interest in health and science combined with her desire to help others led to a career in optometry.
Dr. Nasser completed her Doctorate of Optometry at The New England College Of Optometry. She was at ranked at the top of her class graduating with cum laude honors.
Her optometric training consists of experiences in primary care, contact lenses, pediatrics and ocular disease management. Dr. Nasser completed clinical rotations at The Omni Eye Center in Atlanta Georgia,The East Boston Eye Clinic in Boston, and Vetrans Clinic Bedford.
Dr. Nasser is a member of the American Optometric Association.
In her spare time Dr. Nasser enjoys spending time with her husband, friends & family, working out, and traveling to different areas of the world.