Dr. Shelby Zak is a therapeutic optometrist proudly serving as the newest addition in The Vision Center’s expansion to the DFW area. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. She continued at the University of Houston College of Optometry where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with multiple Letters of Excellence for her clinical work and honors including the Excellence in Optics award and membership in Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society for all four years.
Dr. Zak has a passion for working with children and special needs patients. She spent several years volunteering at the Beeping Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Alström Angels as well as the Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness during her years in undergrad in Lubbock, TX. She also enjoys participating in World Sight Day where she has partnered with Alcon to provide free eye health screenings at the Texas State Fair.
Additionally, Dr. Zak is an active member of the Texas Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending quality time with her family.