Dr. Shashi Alloju is a Board Certified Eye Physician and Surgeon. Dr. Alloju not only practices comprehensive ophthalmology including the surgical management of routine and complex cataracts, he also specializes in medical and surgical management of corneal diseases and performs laser vision correction. Dr. Alloju's passion for Ophthalmology stems from the surgical management of eye disease that can result in vision preservation and restoration.
Dr. Alloju has excelled throughout his training. Graduating at the top of his medical school class, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine in 2009, he attended a rigorous training program in Ophthalmology at the prestigious University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX. During his training, he served as the clinic and surgical chief and graduated with the highest volume of cataract surgeries among his peers. Upon completion of residency, Dr. Alloju travelled to Portland, OR to the renowned Casey Eye Institute, where he completed a extensive fellowship in cornea/external disease and refractive surgery.
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Dr. Pooja Alloju is the younger sister of Dr. Shashi Alloju. She is a DFW native and has lived in the area for almost half of her life. Dr. Alloju received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics from Southern Methodist University . She went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 2021. She also earned several educational and clinical achievements including induction into the Beta Sigma Kappa optometric honors society and earning the "SCO Achievement Award" and the "Dr. Fred Farias Endowed Scholarship".
After optometry school, Dr. Alloju completed a Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at Nova Southeastern University where she gained a proficiency in the management of anterior segment disease and specialty contact lens fitting. During residency, Dr. Alloju had the opportunity to lecture in the field of specialty contact lenses as well as present a number of case posters at national optometric conferences while receiving the "Florida Chapter Resident Travel Fellowship" for the American Academy of Optometry and the "Scleral Lens Society Travel Grant" for the Global Specialty Lens Symposium. Following residency, Dr. Alloju is currently working on being a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) and a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society (FSLS).
She is an active member of the Texas Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, and the Scleral Lens Education Society and is certified in both Euclid and MiSight Lenses for Myopia Management. She also has an interest in fitting performance enhancing lenses for sports.
Dr. Alloju is an avid video gamer and world traveler. She loves spending time with her husband, nephews, and her dogs, Archie and Tex.