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Unni Nair, M.D. – Glaucoma & Cataract Surgery

Glaucoma Consultation and Surgery, Cataract and Lens Implant Surgery

Dr. Unni Nair has been a physician at Ophthalmology Associates since 2010. He is committed to delivering excellence in glaucoma care for his patients in Fort Worth and Weatherford.

Dr. Nair’s family moved around when he was a child. He grew up in a wide range of cities including Detroit, Waco, and Montgomery AL.  He also spent part of his childhood in South India. He attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine, where he was inspired by a wonderful mentor to join the field of ophthalmology.

Upon graduation from medical school, he pursued his ophthalmology residency at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He had the privilege of being trained there by many distinguished leaders in ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology Associates has a 40+ year rich history of excellence in eye care in the Fort Worth region. Dr. Nair is proud to be a provider for this practice. He sees a variety of glaucoma and general ophthalmology patients.

He offers the latest in medical, laser, and surgical treatment for glaucoma. He is proficient in cataract/ lens implant surgery, offering toric and presbyopic  lens implants for patients motivated to reduce their dependence on glasses.

“Glaucoma is challenging to treat and also challenging to explain.  I try to explain conditions to patients in understandable terms so we are all on the same page.  Every year we learn something new about glaucoma.  We have many new options for managing glaucoma that were not available at the start of my career.  It is an exciting time for glaucoma specialists.”

Patients consistently appreciate Dr. Nair’s attention to detail, his demeanor, and his thoughtful explanations that simplify complex ocular issues for patients. Dr. Nair is board certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is active with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.  Dr. Nair is a sub-investigator as part of the ongoing glaucoma clinical trials at Ophthalmology Associates.  He has also authored and co-authored publications ranging from clinical book chapters in Ophthalmology to presentations at AAO and ARVO meetings.  

In his spare time, Dr. Nair enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 young daughters.  He enjoys playing basketball with friends and is an avid sports fan. 


  • University of South Alabama: 1996-1999 BSc. In Biomedical Sciences
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine: 2000-2004 MD
  • Internship, General Medicine: 2004-2005 Carraway Methodist Medical Center
  • Low Vision Fellowship: 2005-2006 California Pacific Medical Center
  • Residency, Ophthalmology: 2006-2009 California Pacific Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Glaucoma: 2009-2010 University Eye Specialists
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