Meet The Doctors

  • Dr. George D. Shida, O.D. | Optometric Physician

    Meet Dr. George Shida. Dr. Shida graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Pre-Med Biology. In 1980, Dr. Shida obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama/Medical Center at Birmingham. The following year, Dr. Shida established his private practice career, serving the Atlanta area.

    In addition to prescribing eyeglasses, Dr. Shida practices family and medical eye care. He also specializes in pre and post-operative surgical care, as well as treating keratoconus. One of Dr. Shida’s specialties is Corneal Refractive Therapy, or more commonly known as Ortho-K. A process that uses gas permeable contact lenses that reshape corneas temporarily to provide days of clear vision at a time.

    Dr. Shida is a former college football player from the University of Maryland, lettering for 3 years. His passion for football continues by his support for his favorite NFL football team, the Atlanta Falcons. When Dr. Shida isn’t practicing, one of his favorite things to do is to spend quality time with his family and grandchildren.

  • Dr.
    Meha Trivedi

    Dr. Trivedi is a native of the Atlanta area. She received her Bachelors Degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia and then went on to earn her Doctorate in Optometry at Southern College of Optometry. During optometry school, Dr. Trivedi was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and completed multiple humanitarian missions through SVOSH in Mexico and Central America. After optometry school, she went on to complete an Ocular Disease and Primary Care Residency at the Veterans Affair of Central California.

    In addition to prescribing glasses and contacts lenses, Dr. Trivedi specializes in the management and treatment of diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration and the co-management of cataracts and LASIK. Dr. Trivedi also has a special interest in the treatment of ocular injuries, eye infections, dry eye syndrome, computer vision syndrome, multifocal contact lenses and corneal refractive therapy for myopia control (CRT).

    When not practicing she loves watching football, traveling, cooking and most importantly eating!


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We Listen...We Care

At Eye 1st Vision Center, our optometrist not only helps patients with vision concerns. Dr. George D. Shida will listen to all of concerns and answer any questions you may have regarding his techniques or services. He cares about his patients and wants all to have an enjoyable experience while in the office. Contact our Sandy Springs optometrist today at 404-252-1702 to schedule an appointment!

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