Amjad Khokar, M.D., F.A.A.O.
When Dr. Amjad Khokar opened Sugarland Eye & Laser Center in 2004, he brought with him not only knowledge and experience in laser vision correction, but also dedication to helping people get the best eyesight possible. Dr. Amjad Khokhar has been improving vision – and lives – of people for more than 20 years.
Dr. Khokhar has always been interested in eye health since a young boy in Alexandria. Hence, the Louisiana native went to study Cognitive Sciences at Rice University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and then furthered his studies at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center.
Afterwards, he undertook ophthalmologic surgical training at the University of Texas, where he received mentorship on LASIK procedures from top practitioners in the country. He has his board certifications from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Khokhar then joined the Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, where he would eventually become the Chief of Ophthalmology. From time to time, some ophthalmology clinics would request his help, which Dr. Khokhar would gladly oblige. Due to his expertise and contributions to the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Khokhar has been given awards by various scientific bodies.
In addition to performing LASIK surgeries, Dr. Khokhar also trains aspiring LASIK specialists. He is a member of various medical associations in Texas, including the Texas Medical Association, the Harris County Medical Society, the Houston Ophthalmologic Society, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He regularly visits local organizations to spread awareness about eye health and volunteers at community health clinics in the area.
In 2014, Dr. Khokhar left Memorial Hermann and went on to establish the Sugarland Eye & Laser Center.
Ozhan Jafri, O.D.
Dr. Ozhan Jafri specializes in LASIK and laser cataract surgery. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He furthered his studies at the university of Texas College of Optometry, where he completed his doctorate degree with highest honors. Dr. Jafri graduated summa cum laude.
Because of his knowledge and expertise, Dr. Jafri has been recognized as a contact lens expert by the Vision Care Institute in March 2012. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.
At Sugarland Eye & Laser Center, Dr. Jafri provides patients with expertise and the most up-to-date advancements in LASIK and cataract surgery.
Claudia Pezzia, O.D.
A native Houstonian, Dr. Claudia Pezzia received her Bachelor of Science degree from Trinity University and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she graduated magna cum laude. After completing a thirteen month residency in ocular disease and refractive and ocular surgery following optometry school, she began practicing in Houston and surrounding areas.
Dr. Pezzia is an expert at managing patients undergoing LASIK. She also has a special interest in helping cataract patients come out of glasses with advanced intraocular lens technologies and laser cataract surgery. As a licensed therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist, Dr. Pezzia also provides comprehensive eye examinations including diagnosing and managing ocular diseases as well prescribing glasses and contact lenses. She looks forward to helping you and your family maintain great vision and ocular health at Sugarland Eye and Laser Center. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and Texas Optometric Association.
In her free time, Dr. Pezzia enjoys reading books, playing tennis, and hanging out with her furry family.