Dr. Mujda Zhublawar was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan. Her family moved to the United States in 1989 to escape the war and to have the opportunity to further their education. Despite speaking very little English when her parents moved to the Bay Area, she adapted well and graduated high school with honors. She then attended U.C. Davis for her undergraduate studies, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in French. She went on to attend State University of New York (SUNY) Optometry School and graduated with a Doctorate of Optometry in 2005.
Shortly after completing Optometry School, Dr. Zhublawar began a residency affiliated with U.C. Berkeley at the San Francisco Veterans Medical Center. The advanced technology and high-tech equipment of the VA enabled her to receive further training in managing and treating certain eye diseases, such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and post-operative cataract patients. She began working at The Optometry Center in 2006 and has been a great addition to the team. She is currently the owner at The Optometry Center. Dr. Zhublawar is very caring towards her patients and she firmly believes that quality eye care is of utmost importance. Because of the advanced technology and supportive staff at The Optometry Center, she is able to deliver superior eye care.
During her spare time, Dr. Zhublawar enjoys going to the gym, hiking, cooking and reading. In addition to traveling and doing eye missions in central America, she enjoys trying different cultural foods. Among all, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Dr. Zhublawar welcomes both returning and new patients and looks forward to addressing all your eye care needs.