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Welcome to Wake Family Eye Care

Cary’s Fun, Friendly, & Professional Optometrists

When you step into Wake Family Eye Care, you’re stepping into a warm, safe environment where your needs always come first. We’ve built our practice around offering comfort, personal service, and of course, exceptional eye care.

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What Our Patients Are Saying

  • Dr Shenk and her staff are excellent. I totally recommend them. They are very professional, friendly and extremely thorough. My family all go here for eye care and we are all impressed by their customer service and care. They go the extra mile.

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    Beverley W.
    3/11/2020
  • Great experience! I was in and out very quickly. Dr. Shenk was very friendly, and she very clearly explained to me how I can protect my eyes from screens and blue light. Overall, an excellent optometry office!

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    Karle S.
    2/19/2020
  • Started going to Wake Family Eye Care for dry eyes. They have several treatment options, including lasers. They communicate extremely well and offer you appropriate optional treatments. Over the years I had built up a lot of anxiety due to my dry eye syndrome. But both Doctors have been very helpful and Valerie has made me feel very comfortable during the procedure. I definitely recommend them for their knowledge, experience and more importantly, because they treat you like family.

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    cathy T.
    1/28/2020
  • Dr Badwan is very personable and knowledgeable! I have a difficult Rx and he has managed it spot on! Angie was a huge help in picking out frames as well as the rest of the staff that piped in with their much needed and welcomed opinions! So happy to have a great Eye Care Center!

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    John R.
    1/10/2020
  • I had a fantastic first visit to Wake Family Eye Care this week! All of their staff and office members were personable, helpful and professional. I had a very thorough eye exam. I have worn contacts for 20 years and assumed I was seeing as clearly as possible; however, Dr. Badwan adjusted my prescription considerably, and I am seeing more clearly than I ever have! He was very thorough and patient in explaining the change in prescription to me. I highly recommend this practice to anyone who has recently moved to Cary or who is looking for a change in doctors!

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    Katie d.
    12/15/2019
  • This place is amazing. This staff was top star! The doctor was also the greatest! He made me feel not so old for my age. Lol, only 44 but my sight well different story.
    My whole experience was 5*
    Thank you for the greatest customer service, I have ever received.

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    Jennifer M.
    11/22/2019

A Truly Kid-Friendly Practice

We love working with kids! That’s why we go above and beyond to make our Pediatric Care fun and engaging for the little ones. Need to bring your kids with you for your appointment? Our awesome play area will keep them happy and occupied. Our mascot, Doc McStuffins is always ready to make new friends.

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Relieving Dry Eyes

Our Visit Dry Eye and Allergy Clinic is specially equipped to ease the discomfort that comes with dry or itchy eyes. Book your appointment, and we’ll help you find the solution!

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Your Specialty Contact Lenses

Wake Family Eye Care is committed to giving you the best experience with your contacts. Whether they’re overnight corneal reshaping lenses, or scleral lenses for added stability, we’ll fit you for the highest level of comfort and performance.

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Keeping an Eye On Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness and can go undetected for years. That’s why we prioritize testing for and treating Glaucoma. Our practice is specially equipped to catch Glaucoma early; possibly before you even notice any symptoms.

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Meet Our Doctors

DR. AMJAD M. BADWAN

Dr. Badwan was born and raised right here in Raleigh, North Carolina. He graduated with honors from North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering and a minor in Biological Sciences in 2003.

DR. JENNIFER SHENK

Dr. Jennifer Shenk is originally from Bradenton, FL. She graduated from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2003.

DR. KELLER HOPKINS

Dr. Keller Hopkins is from Fayetteville, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill with a degree in Political Science in 2013.

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