Welcome to U & M Family Eyecare! Our Doctors are renowned for exceptional care and depth of experience. Our doctors are experts in their field and are qualified to handle most eye problems. They are dedicated to providing each patient with the highest quality of vision care and subsequent quality of life, to resolve vision conditions to the very best of our professional ability. Our doctors strive to educate and inform our patients on all pertinent eye matters. Our patients’ visual needs and wellness are our top priority.
Mumtaz Bashir, O.D.
Dr. Mumtaz Bashir is a founding member of our practice. She graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry with a Doctorate of Optometry degree in 2000. Dr. Bashir grew up in California where she graduated with honors at the University of California and has a double Bachelors Degree in Pyschobiology and Vision Sciences. She has been trained in the diagnosis, management and treatment of conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. She has extensive experience in refractive surgery, pediatrics, specialty contact lenses and primary care optometry.
Dr. Bashir moved to Atlanta in 2001 where she resides currently with her husband, Dr. Ishaque, and 4 children. In her spare time Dr. Bashir enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
Umar Ishaque, M.P.H., O.D.
Dr. Umar Ishaque is a driving force behind U & M Family Eyecare. Dr. Ishaque is a native of Montreal, Quebec, Canada but proudly makes his home in Duluth, Georgia with his wife Dr. Mumtaz Bashir, and his four children.
Dr. Ishaque attended McGill University, (Montreal, Quebec) where he majored in Physiology. He then attended Tulane University, New Orleans, LA where he obtained a Masters in Public Health. He then attended Indiana University School of Optometry where he excelled in ocular disease. After graduation Dr. Ishaque moved to Georgia and started up the practice he still works at. Dr. Ishaque is a member in good standing with the Georgia Optometric association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Ishaque is honored to be entrusted with the visual health of the citizens of Georgia and practices with the philosophy that every patient needs to be treated with the best eye experience they have ever had.
Dr. Ishaque is fluent in Punjabi and French. His hobbies include home renovations, traveling, movies and most importantly spending as much free-time as possible with his family.
Seung Sarah Shin, O.D.
Dr. Seung Sarah Shin was born in Seoul, Korea and came to United States when she was twelve after living in Argentina for a few years. She graduated with Cum Laude from The College of New Jersey in Biology and obtained a Doctor of Optometry Degree from State University of New York. After an internship at the Veterans Hospital in Newport, New York she interned at the Omni Eye Center in Atlanta, GA.
Since moving to Georgia, Dr. Shin entered into a practice where she is therapeutically certified to diagnose and treat eye diseases as well as primary care optometry. She is a board certified optometrist specializing in Low Vision. Dr. Shin has been the catalyst for the addition of a Low Vision Clinic to our practice. Low vision care is offered to patients who have vision loss that cannot be corrected by ordinary glasses, medication, or surgery.
Dr. Shin serves as a member of various community and Optometric organizations including the Georgia Optometric Association. She is fluent in Korean and Spanish and enjoys running in her spare time. She also volunteers in various organizations including Fellowship of Christian Optometrists. She has repeatedly gone on optometric mission trips providing free eye exams and vision care in undeveloped countries.
Larrious E. Collins, Jr., O.D.
Dr. Larrious E. Collins Jr., a native of Monticello, MS, attended Alcorn State University, earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. He continued his education at Indiana University School of Optometry in Bloomington, IN, earning his Doctorate degree in 2006. He has practiced in the Metro-Atlanta area since 2006.
Dr. Collins has extensive experience in family eye care, including, pediatric eye examination, contact lens fitting, eye surgery co-management and adult eyecare. Dr. Collins’ training and experience also allow him to diagnose, treat, and manage all eye conditions. He also takes pleasure in helping his patients avoid potential eye problems, and advising them about their options among glasses.
In his free time, Dr. Collins enjoys spending time traveling with his wife and children. He enjoys sports and movies in his spare time.
Mohammad K. Islam, O.D.
Dr. Islam joined U& M Family Eyecare in 2003 after obtaining his Doctorate degree from the University Of Alabama School Of Optometry. He also obtained his B.S. degree in Biology Magna Cum Laude from UAB as well. There, he was selected one of the two most outstanding international students in the academic category. His academic achievements also include recognition by the former Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and a certificate of excellence presented to him in 1995.
Dr. Islam has training in primary care optometry, managing and treating ocular injuries and diseases, fitting contact lenses, low vision rehabilitation, and vision therapy. He has interned in the VA Hospital and Vision America of Birmingham, a multi-specialty ophthalmology practice.
Dr. Islam is a member of the Georgia Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. He enjoys reading, collecting books, soccer and spending time with his wife and family.