Personalized & Precise Eye Care Services
We welcome you to visit our Irving, TX, optometry office for all your vision and eye health needs. As a family-friendly practice, our eye doctors perform comprehensive eye examinations for children and adults of all ages. If you have an eye disease, such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma, look no further for advanced care. Our optometrists will keep watch on your condition and treat it precisely to prevent complications and vision loss.
Sharp vision for everyone is our goal. Even if you have a complex condition, we’ll work together with you to find the most suitable form of vision correction, such as eyeglasses, contact lenses, LASIK surgery, or orthokeratology. If you’re in the market for new eyewear, we keep our Irving, TX, office stocked with a great array of designer frames and sunglasses, as well as an extensive selection of premium contact lenses. Contact our eye care center today to make the most of your clear and healthy vision!
All About Irving, TX
Along with maximizing your eyesight, we want to help you maximize your enjoyment of our fantastic city. Irving TX, is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and includes the community of Las Colinas, home to many Fortune 500 companies. One of Texas’s, best known sculptures is also set here – the magnificent Mustangs of Las Colinas, largest horse sculpture in the world. Nine colossal mustangs gallop gracefully through a stream of granite. Read on to see some more of our recommendations for sites to visit in Irving.
Local History & Heritage
The Irving Heritage District dates back to 1903 and covers over 80 acres of land. Stroll through the streets to appreciate old architecture, including the Heritage House, oldest standing structure in Irving, TX. Browse the charming antique shops and lively vintage thrift stores, and take a break with a foamy drink at the period soda shop. You’ll be brought back in time by an afternoon spent here!
You can tour three museums at the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center, which exhibits the story of Bear Creek – oldest African-American community in the Dallas County area. Displays educate about the community from when they settled here after the end of slavery and through the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.
Looking for a unique museum? Irving, TX, has a few to offer. The Ruth Paine House Museum is one interesting site, where Lee Harvey Oswald rested for the night prior to assassinating JFK in 1963. The rooms were converted into a museum that details the cultural impact of this home in American history. From here, head to The National Scouting Museum, the official museum of the Boy Scouts Association. Kids love the memorabilia on display, as well as the interactive experiences, such as indoor caves, a Cinemascope theater, laser tag, and campgrounds. You’ll also be delighted by the largest collection of Norman Rockwell scouting art.
Explore the Texas Countryside in Irving
Outdoor opportunities abound in Irving. The California Crossing Park, a tribute to the early pioneers who traversed the local Trinity River on their journey to California, has fabulous trails through more than 30 acres of vibrant land. Don’t miss a view of the sunset over the water! Campion Trails is another walking destination that we recommend, with beautiful scenery and picnic areas along 22 miles of nature.
Are you ready to leave land and get your feet wet? The Mandalay Canals and Lake Carolyn waterways are a popular attraction at Irving’s Las Colinas Urban Center. Cruise in a neo-Venetian gondola to tour the area. For a more active experience, Stand Up Paddle boarding is a must! Rent or buy a paddle board and get a workout on a guided sunset tour to the waterfalls and fountains of the Mandalay Canal.
We could continue telling you more about in Irving, Texas – but there’s no substitute to seeing this city for yourself. To clearly view all that Irving has to offer, schedule your eye exam at Dr. A Joshi and Associates!