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Dr. Umar Ishaque

Serving the partially sighted in Banks, Jackson, Barrow, Gwinnett and surrounding counties

Dr. Ishaque is committed to helping low vision and partially sighted patients of all ages do the visual tasks they most want to do such as reading, seeing faces, watching television, driving, playing cards, and writing.

Many of Dr. Ishaque’s patients have been told that nothing more could be done for them and that their glasses could not be made any stronger. But with recent developments in special magnifying low vision glasses, spectacle telescopes and microscopes as well as other new technology, hope is within reach.

Dr. Ishaque’s goal is to improve the quality of life by improving vision and helping the partially sighted to be more independent so that they can have the life they have dreamed of. Common conditions that Dr. Ishaque helps with are macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, albinism, and Stargardt’s disease to just name a few.

Dr Ishaque has two offices, one in Commerce, GA and another in Suwanee, GA. He is willing to travel and do home evaluations anywhere in GA.

Dr. Ishaque attended McGill University, (Montreal, Quebec) where he majored in Physiology. He then attended Tulane University, New Orleans, LA where he obtained a Masters in Public Health. He then attended Indiana University School of Optometry where he excelled in all aspects of the eye.

After graduation, Dr. Ishaque moved to Georgia and started up the practice known as U & M Family Eyecare. Dr. Ishaque is a member in good standing with the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric association.  Dr. Ishaque is honored to be entrusted with the visual health of the citizens of Georgia and practices with the philosophy that every patient needs to be treated with the best eye experience they have ever had. Dr. Ishaque is fluent in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and French.

Dr. Ishaque was introduced to low vision while in optometry school. Dr. Ishaque received special post-doctoral training in Low Vision with renowned Low Vision Diplomate Dr. Richard Shuldiner, O.D, F.A.A.O. and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists, an elite group of low vision doctors.

His hobbies include traveling, camping, volunteering with Boy Scouts of America and other organizations, movies and most importantly spending as much free time as possible with his family.

Suwanee phone:  678-649-2020

Commerce phone: 706-981-1122

Office Locations

Suwanee, GA
2014 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd

Commerce, GA
1871 N. Elm Street