Welcome to Eyecare Texas
Your Optometrist in Plano, TX

Call us at (972) 424-5811 today.

Welcome to Eyecare Texas in Plano. Dr. Don Wilhelmus and the Eyecare Texas team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Plano office.

Eyecare Texas is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Plano area come to Eyecare Texas because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Wilhelmus and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Eyecare Texas, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Eyecare Texas, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Wilhelmus and the Eyecare Texas staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Plano area. Our Plano optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Plano office at (972) 424-5811.

At Eyecare Texas, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (972) 424-5811 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Don Wilhelmus
Plano Optometrist | Eyecare Texas | (972) 424-5811
305 W. Spring Creek Pkwy, Bldg A, Suite 103
Plano, TX 75023-4626

New Patients Receive 15% OFF Second Pair of Complete Glasses!

Meet The Optometrist

  • Don A. Wilhelmus O.D.
    Optometrist
    Dr. Wilhelmus graduated in 1982 with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry. He spent his first three years as an Optometrist in the United States Navy before moving to the Dallas area in 1985. Dr. Wilhelmus still holds rank of commander in the United States Navy Reserve. Dr. Wilhelmus' special interests are working with contact lenses, primary eye care, children, and low vision. Dr. Wilhelmus is a board certified optometrist who has been involved in Low Vision Therapy for over 35 years. Many eye doctors and blind rehabilitation specialists have trusted Dr. Wilhelmus by referring their patients with special vision needs. ​Dr. Wilhelmus is known nationally for his work in Low Vision and Blind Rehabilitation. You may view his Low Vision Web site at http://www.texaslowvision.com Dr. Wilhelmus' community involvement includes the Chamber of Commerce and the Garland Rotary Club. He also is active in the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, and the Northeast Texas Optometric Association. He and his family reside in Plano.

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