Meet Our Optometrist Team
Dr. Manoj Abraham, OD FAAO
Dr. Manoj Abraham served almost 6 years in the US Navy as a naval optometrist and last held a rank of Lieutenant Commander. His work during his military tenure and for the Dept of Veteran Affairs was focused on eye disease management and education of new optometrists. Dr. Abraham was a teacher and mentor to optometrists and to date he has supervised over 50 optometry students, supervised optometry residents, and held a faculty position in 7 different colleges of optometry including the prestigious Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Abraham is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry which requires pursuing additional scholastic work after optometry school. It is a distinction held by less than 10% of the practicing optometrist in the United States.
Dr. Abraham spent over seven months in South America conducting military humanitarian missions and his team conducted over 10,000 exams. He gained enough language experience to be fluent in medical Spanish.
He is married and has 3 little children and likes to spend his free time with friends, family, and parishioners of a small eastern catholic church in Farmers Branch.
Dr. Lilit Saakova, OD
Dr. Lilit Saakova was born in Armenia, then moved to Plano, Texas when she was four years old. Dr. Saakova attended Optometry school at the Western University of Health Sciences, graduating in 2019. She has been practicing Optometry since the summer of 2019. She has a passion for humanitarian work, volunteering with the Lions Club to provide eye exams to low-income communities in a mobile eye clinic van, rotating in two VA hospitals in Oklahoma and Tennessee to provide eye exams to veterans, and participating in an event called “Care Harbor” in Los Angeles, California where doctors were able to serve over 300 patients providing comprehensive eye exams and free glasses. Dr. Saakova is fluent in both English and Russian.
Dr. Xinnan Shannon Wang, OD
Dr. Xinnan Shannon Wang grew up in Rockville, Maryland, then moved to Texas after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Washington and Lee University in Virginia. After moving to Texas, Dr. Wang attended the University of Houston College of Optometry, graduating Magna Cum Laude then completing externships at the Katy VA and Eyecare Associates of Humble. During her externships, Dr. Wang provided primary eye care and gained experience in treating eye diseases such as dry eye, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. In her spare time, Dr. Wang enjoys traveling, working out, volunteering at church, and spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in English and Chinese.