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What are the Vision Parameters of LASIK Eye Surgery?

  Refractive surgeries such as LASIK eye surgery have given millions of people a clearer view of life worldwide. However, LASIK (like other procedures) has limitations. An estimated 15 to 20 percent of people interested in LASIK do not qualify for laser eye surgery, and for some, that may be due to very high prescriptions. […]

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What Life with Untreated Cataracts Is Like

You can expect specific vision changes as you get older. Most adults require reading glasses in their late 40s and 50s, and nearly half of the population will develop cataracts by age 75. While you can quickly adapt to needing reading glasses because of the natural loss of near vision that comes with age, living […]

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Ways to Treat Astigmatism

Good eyesight relies on matching round curvatures in two eye areas: The surface layer of your eye (cornea) and the internal lens that adapts to focus like a camera lens. These parts work together to focus light onto the retina, which sends messages to your brain through the optic nerve that become images. When the […]

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5 Things about Glaucoma That May Surprise You

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. It can strike at any time. The top eye specialists at Austin Eye explain why it is crucial to have your eyes checked for glaucoma regularly. Glaucoma    Glaucoma refers to a collection of eye diseases affecting the optic nerve. Generally, fluid builds up in the front of […]

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What to Expect in the First 24 Hours After LASIK

In LASIK surgery, the surgeon creates a flap via a computer-guided laser on the clear tissue of the cornea. Once reshaping of the corneal tissue is complete, the surgeon puts the flap back in place. After LASIK surgery, you can say goodbye to eyeglasses and contact lenses. Even though you can see clearly, it’s important […]

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Choosing New Sunglasses? Here’s What to Look For

Sunglasses are stylish, cool and sexy. They are also key to protecting the eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. The top eye specialists at Austin Eye explain what to look for when choosing new sunglasses. UV Protection   Always purchase sunglasses offering 100 percent UVA and UVB ray protection. Exposure to UV rays contributes […]

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Retinal Hazards

A healthy retina is essential to good vision. Various retinal hazards threaten eye health. The top eye specialists at Texas’ Austin Eye discuss the most common types of retinal hazards and what you need to know to protect your vision.

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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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11901 Jollyville Road
Austin, TX 78759

Phone: (512) 250-2020
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2700 Bee Caves Road
Austin, TX 78746

Phone: (512) 250-2020
Fax: (512) 250-2612

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - Noon
Saturday/Sunday Closed

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