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LASIK Has Given Millions Better Vision. What’s Stopping You?

LASIK is a life-changing procedure with a high safety profile and satisfaction rate. Yet, many people with glasses or contact lenses are still on the fence about laser vision correction. This quick procedure takes just 15 minutes per eye and gives most patients 20/20 vision after a short recovery. Our eye surgeons at Austin Eye […]


Achieve Better Vision with Visian ICL – Without the Permanent Commitment of LASIK

Starting your day with sharp vision and enjoying sports and activities without corrective eyewear is a liberating experience. Many people desire to live free from prescription eyeglasses that fog and scratch or contact lenses that irritate or dry out. Visian ICL is an implantable Collamer® lens that offers excellent vision correction without a permanent commitment like laser […]


Can I Qualify for LASIK With Eye Allergies?

Seasonal eye allergies are eye conditions that cause uncomfortable symptoms but don’t necessarily preclude you from qualifying for LASIK. Most people with refractive errors can have LASIK and achieve excellent vision safely. While allergies may not affect “if” you can have LASIK, they may impact “when” you can schedule your procedure. Our eye surgeons at […]


Advantages of Visian ICL Over Other Refractive Surgeries

Refractive errors like nearsightedness and astigmatism make your vision blurry. If you would prefer not to wear glasses or contact lenses to overcome this blurriness, you may be a great candidate for refractive surgery. While LASIK and PRK are the best-known refractive procedures, they are not your only option. You may be excited to learn […]


5 Ways Your Life Improves After LASIK

If you have a refractive error that makes your vision blurry at certain distances, you are hardly alone — about half of American adults have at least one refractive error. Although prescription lenses are a great way to achieve clear vision, wearing glasses or contacts poses some of its own challenges. That’s why so many […]


How Technology Has Transformed Ophthalmology

Technological advancements are a key component of modern medicine. As new equipment and procedures develop, so does the ability of ophthalmologists to provide superior care to their patients. Many of today’s treatments that protect and restore vision were not an option for patients until recently. In this blog, the experienced ophthalmologists at Austin Eye explain […]


Ways to Overcome Myopia

Myopia , better known as nearsightedness, is the most common kind of refractive error. Over 40% of Americans have difficulty focusing on objects in the distance, and that number has been trending upward over time. In this blog, the fantastic team of eye doctors at Austin Eye review some of your options for overcoming myopia […]


Hydrus Microstent: A Minimally Invasive Procedure That Treats Glaucoma and Cataracts at the Same Time

Over the years, treatment for glaucoma has evolved significantly. Instead of performing invasive surgeries and dispensing endless supplies of medicated eye drops, some eye doctors have made the shift to forms of MIGS (minimally invasive glaucoma surgery) that provide effective treatment with less recovery. At Austin Eye, Dr. Shannon Wong and his fellow eye doctors […]


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The Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute

The Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute

The Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute, recently created at the Dell Medical School, is poised to become a leading-edge center for training future ophthalmologists and providing patients with the best medical and surgical eye care possible.

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