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James N. Baker, O.D.


Doctor James Baker has practiced in the in the DFW area since 2002. Dr. Baker obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 1994. Dr. Baker then served four years active duty in the United States Air Force achieving the rank of Captain. His Doctor of Optometry degree was completed in 2002 from University of Houston College of Optometry.

​Dr. Baker's work history began at the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Center for Adult Strabismus practice in Dallas where he practiced primarily with children working along side David Stager Sr., M.D. After one year he then joined Ford Eye Center working with Todd Ford M.D. for which he has now been associated with since 2004.

At Ford Eye Center Dr. Baker is responsible for pre and post-operative lasik and cataract surgery which also includes a great deal of counseling and educating patients on which cataract or refractive surgery might be their best option. He has a great deal of experience dealing with patients who have had and are considering the Restor lens by Alcon.
Professional interests include treating glaucoma, ocular inflammatory diseases, chronic dry eyes, foreign body removals, and ocular infections.
Dr. Baker has served as President and Vice President of the Tarrant County Optometric Association as well as an active member of the Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Baker and his wife Dr. Tania La opened Baker Family Eyecare in 2006 for which they have dedicated their practice to providing exceptional quality eye care and eyewear in a charming setting reminiscent of a traditional family doctors office for which every patient is treated as one of the family.

In his free time Dr. Baker enjoys playing golf, traveling, church activities, and most of all spending time with his wife and five children.

To Our Beloved Patients...

We are closely monitoring the fluid situation and want to be extremely vigilant to do our best to flatten out the curve for our community, country and globally. To respect social distancing as recommended by the CDC, the City of Keller, and our various Medical and Optometric Associations, it is with great considerations we must implement some changes to our schedule starting June 1st, 2020. Thank you all for your patience and understanding during this challenging time as we navigate through a global crisis.

Our hours of operation will be 8:30am-5pm Monday through Friday, closing for lunch from 12:00-1:00. We are open the 2nd Saturday of every month by appointment only, from 8:30am-2pm.

The front door will be locked, and only scheduled patients will be allowed in the office one at a time. If you arrive at our office, please call 817-562-2020 and let us know the nature of your visit. We will do our best to help you.

We will be providing curb side delivery for ALL materials such as glasses and contacts lenses.

We will be conducting temperature checks of anyone entering the office and have them use hand sanitizer at the door.

Questions that will be asked of patients prior to appointment...

1. Have you or anyone in your household been out of the country in the last month or have traveled to any high-risk areas?

2. Have you or anyone in your household been sick or experiencing any flu or cold like symptoms?

3. Are you having any major vision changes, ocular pain or discomfort? If not, then you may be asked to schedule at a later date.

May God bless you and your family,

Baker Family Eyecare