Frisco eye doctor, Dr. Anisah Prueitt Shahidzadeh, is a native Texan with over 15 years of experience in medical optometry. “Dr. S.”, as her patients and staff like to call her, obtained her Bachelors in Science with Honors at the University of Puerto Rico, and proceeded to obtain her Doctorate in Optometry at the University of Houston in 2004. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.
Dr. Shahidzadeh is dedicated to practicing optometry to the highest level of professionalism and scope of practice. Dr. S. is both experienced and skilled at the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, including “red eye”, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathies, and dry eye conditions. Dr. S. is an experienced Certified Glaucoma Specialist with years of experience. She is also skilled at superficial foreign body removal, managing ocular trauma, and inserting punctal plugs for the treatment of dry eye. Dr. S. manages pre and post-op care for cataract surgery, Lasik and PRK refractive surgery.
Dr. S. is an expert in determining your ideal spectacle prescription and performs thorough eye health examinations using the most advanced technologies available on each patient she cares for. Dr. S. enjoys fitting specialty contact lenses for both adults and children and is fluent in both English and Spanish.
She truly enjoys seeing patients of all ages, and performs each exam to the highest degree of detailed care that she would expect for her own family.
Dr. Anisah Shahidzadeh married her college sweetheart, Dr. Rassa Shahidzadeh in 1998. They have been married for over 21 years and have two beautiful children. Being a great doctor, mother and wife are all primary goals of Dr. S. Her love for her Faith, family and profession have helped form her sense of responsibility, honesty and sincere care she gives to each patient and family that she sees in her practice.
Dr. Kirscht was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She became interested in the field of optometry at a very young age and has been working in the profession for over ten years. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Texas at San Antonio with honors. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry at the University of Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry in San Antonio and received a coveted Clinical Excellence Award for her clinical performance. She completed her internship with a professional team of ophthalmologists and optometrists who specialized in diagnosing and managing advanced ocular diseases and refractive surgery at Southern Eye Associates in Memphis, Tennessee. She provided comprehensive eye care for hundreds of retired military members at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. During her academic career, she worked as a teaching assistant to help students further develop their clinical skills. Dr. Kirscht is currently licensed to practice the highest level of optometry granted by the Texas Optometry Board.
In addition to her background in primary care optometry, she has significant training in fitting specialty contact lenses including multifocal, hard and soft contact lenses. She has experience with diagnosing and managing many ocular diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy. She participates in the co-management of cataract surgery, LASIK, and various refractive procedures.
Dr. Kirscht understands how vision can play a big part in ones quality of life especially since she received her first pair of glasses in the fourth grade. She moved around frequently as a military family, but she is happy to finally be back in the city she calls home. When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Kirscht enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, James, and their dog, Cherry.