Simaan Shini, OD received a Bachelors of Science from Texas A&M University in 1998 and a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University Eye Institute in Houston in 2004. Prior to achieving his Doctor of Optometry he attended St. Thomas University for a Masters in Finance. He completed his two clinical training cycles at the renowned Karolinska St. Eriks Eye Hospital in Stockholm Sweden and Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
Dr. Shini specializes in the treatment and management of ocular disease and he is a Texas licensed Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. Dr. Shini is also a member of the local chamber of commerce in College Station, Texas. He has been a guest speaker at Texas A&M and has practiced in College Station since 2004.
Dr. Shini’s practice focuses on family eye care, specialty contact lens services, and the treatment and management of ocular disease with particular focus on Dry Eye, Allergies, Glaucoma and Diabetes. He is also proud to serve as an eye care referral center for the Texas A&M University Health System.
Dr. Dmitriy Zike was born in Arkhangelsk, Russia and lived there for several years before moving to the Bryan/College Station area in Texas. He attended Texas A&M University and worked at Eye Trends as a student during his undergraduate studies,where he became very familiar with ophthalmic products and practices. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2012, he attended the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry in San Antonio, Texas. At Rosenberg, Dr. Zike earned many accolades and awards in both academic and clinical course work and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rosenberg School of Optometry in 2016. Dr. Zike spent his first year as an Optometrist practicing in San Antonio, Texas, before choosing to return home to Bryan/College Station and Eye Trends.
Dr. Zike specializes in the treatment and management of ocular disease and he is a Texas licensed Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. Dr. Zike’s practice focuses on family eye care and the treatment and management of ocular disease with particular focus on Dry Eye, Glaucoma, Diabetes and Myopia Control. Dr. Zike is a member of the American Academy of Orthokeratology & Myopia Control and offers Orthokeratology services as a means of correcting vision and slowing down the progression of myopia. He is also proud to serve as an eye care referral center for the Texas A&M University Health System.
In his free time Dr. Zike enjoys watching and participating in sports such as basketball and tennis, watching movies and TV shows, listening to music, and enjoying the fine dining cuisine of Bryan/College Station.
Dear Eye Trends Family,
Our team takes great pride in always maintaining the highest standards of infection control and cleanliness as to maintain a safe environment for our patients and their loved ones.
Because we are a healthcare facility, certain daily practices have always been in place to provide a sanitary environment. As a result of COVID-19, we have incorporated extensive new safety protocols to elevate the frequency and magnitude of our disinfectant processes to ensure safety of our team and patients.
To assist in these efforts, we are asking patients to:
Please reschedule your appointment and stay home if you are not feeling well or have exhibited known symptoms.
Please utilize our hand washing station or the hand sanitizer provided upon entering the office and prior to filling out any paperwork or proceeding to an exam room.
Further, in an effort to follow the CDC's social distancing recommendations and Brazos Valley's Shelter in Place mandate, we will be offering to ship patient orders free of charge. We also ask that any patients who are not coming in for an appointment and are able to do so, to please postpone their visit to our office until these regulations are relaxed.
At this time, we are open for business and are committed to serving your optical needs while keeping everyone as healthy as we can. You can find our current hours here:
If you have questions or concerns , please feel free to contact our office by calling our main line, 979-694-2000, or texting our messaging service, 979-200-2276.
Dr. Shini, Dr. Zike and the Eye Trends Team