DrFarzana Virani is a native Texan and moved to Georgia in 2005 to practice optometry.
Growing up in Houston, TX she was part of a family that suffered from ocular diseases and disorders ranging from very high prescriptions, to retina complications, and cataracts.
She developed a sensitivity towards individuals with any ocular difficulties and decided at a very young age that she would provide eye care. She received a bachelor of science in Biology from the University of Houston in Texas.
She then moved to Boston, MA to obtain a doctorate in Optometry from the The New England College of Optometry where she received honors in clinical training.
During her training she developed a keen instinct and understanding of the eyes and patients individual needs.
She spent time in a range of training environments including caring for the infirmed and veteran population at the VA hospital in Providence, RI.
There she treated and co-managed all ocular diseases including diabetes, macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, surgeries of the eye, and ocular surface disease.
She spent time training at the South Boston Community Health Center and pediatric clinic. Within this clinic she fit specialty contact lenses and managed patients ocular surface disorders.
She treated children with amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus (eye turns), and with patching therapy and oculo-motor training. She then trained at a high volume referral center here in Atlanta, Omni Eye Services, where she provided care to patients with various ocular diseases, ocular manifestations of diseases, and surgeries of the eye.
She has combined all her training and her compassion for people to create a rounded approach to her practice.
She has a great rapport with her patients and prides herself on treating each patient with the same care and attention with which she would treat her loved ones. Her goal is to enhance the quality of eye care to her patients by proper education and communication.
She is adamant about preventative care and evaluates each of her patients in a highly individualized manner.
Dr. Virani provides complete and comprehensive eye care to patients and is great with children. She treats ocular emergencies, dry eyes, and allergy eyes.
Dr. Virani monitors for glaucoma, cataracts, and retinal complications. She also enjoys focusing on eye surface health and aesthetic concerns for her women patients.
She works with various eye specialists and referral centers in Atlanta to help her patients connect with the best doctors for their specific condition if needed.
Dr. Virani lives in Sandy Springs, GA. In her free time she enjoys working out, yoga, dancing, new foods, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.