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Optometrists in Arlington and Watauga

Dann Martin O.D.

Dann Martin, O.D.

Dr. Martin was born and raised in Maxwell, Nebraska, and is a true Husker fan. After high school, he attended Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska. He played shooting guard for the Plainsmen and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1989. He pursued his studies at the University of Houston College of Optometry, graduating with a Doctorate of Optometry in 1993. Dr. Martin began his professional career practicing optometry next to Eye Masters at the Parks Mall. After 9 years, he started his own private practice, Vision City® of Arlington. A year later, he opened his satellite office in Watauga. Dr. Martin is a licensed therapeutic optometrist and is glaucoma certified. He is dedicated to providing comprehensive eye care, therapeutic treatment of ocular diseases, and managing refractive and contact lens-related complications. His free time is spent with his wife, Kathy, and their four children. He loves all sports and is a big fan of fantasy football.




Kathy Allen O.D.

Kathy Allen, O.D.

Dr. Allen is a life-long resident of Arlington and a graduate of Arlington High School. After graduating from Baylor University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, she went to Houston to pursue her degree in optometry. After graduating in 1992, she returned to Arlington. She worked as an optometrist for 10 years at the Parks Mall before co-founding Vision City® in 2002. Dr. Allen sees patients of all ages and is licensed by the Texas Optometry Board as a therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist. Dr. Allen is married with four children. She and her husband, Dann, spend most of their time with their children whom are heavily involved in all sports. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, working out and scrapbooking.

Catherine Dinh, O.D.

Catherine Dinh, O.D.

Dr. Dinh was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She then moved to Arlington, TX where she graduated from Timberview High School and the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and a minor in Chemistry. She went on to earn her Doctorate from the University of Houston, College of Optometry where she received an award upon graduation for excellence in vision development and vision therapy. She has completed internships where she received extensive training on contact lens fitting, and the treatment and management of ocular diseases including dry eyes, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. She is also highly trained on the preoperative and postoperative care of cataract and refractive surgeries such as LASIK and PRK.

Dr. Dinh is a licensed therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist. She is also a member of the Texas Optometric Association (TOA) and the Tarrant County Optometric Society (TCOS). She is fluent in Vietnamese and can conduct eye examinations in Vietnamese. In her free time, she enjoys playing board games and playing the piano/organ for church.

Jonathan N. Valamides, O.D.

Jonathan N. Valamides, O.D.

Dr. Valamides is a native Texan.  He was born in Fort Worth and has lived in the DFW area for most of his life.  He is a graduate of Arlington High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2003.  Dr. V is a second generation optometrist. He chose to attend his grandfather’s alma mater, Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, graduating in 2007.  He is a certified therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist. Dr. Valamides has been practicing optometry for over 10 years, and he is committed to providing you the best possible experience during your visit to our office.

He loves all sports and is a diehard Texas Rangers fan!  His hobbies include travel, golf, and hanging out with his wife their two sons.  

Jenny Wright, Store Manager