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Premium Lens Replacement

People with severe hyperopia (farsightedness) or presbyopia (aged-related farsightedness) are not candidates for LASIK and other laser eye surgeries. Premium Lens Replacement (PLR) is an option for vision correction of presbyopia or severe hyperopia to reduce dependence on glasses or contact lenses. The top eye specialists at Austin Eye explain the benefits of PLR as […]

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The Danger of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration doesn’t receive a lot of attention, but it should. This serious condition affects at least 10 million Americans, and is a leading cause of blindness for seniors 65 and older. Here, the experienced ophthalmologists of Austin Eye discuss ways to lower your risk for the disease, and review current and emerging treatment options.

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Protecting Your Eyes From Harm

The eye is one of the most complex structures in the body, and in all of nature. It’s amazing what the eye does every day, and every millisecond: It captures a tiny slice of the electromagnetic spectrum and conveys its kaleidoscope of colors and dimensions to billions of neurons at the other end of the […]

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Dry Eye: Causes and Treatment

Dry eye, also known as dry eye syndrome or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is a chronic condition that can affect your enjoyment of many of life’s pleasures. Reading, driving, watching a movie or wearing contact lenses may all become a struggle as you blink and rub your eyes throughout the day. Here, the experienced ophthalmologists of Austin […]

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When Should I Consider Cataract Surgery?

Technology has given patients more time and flexibility when scheduling cataract surgery. Before the newest laser techniques, patients were advised to wait until a cataract was said to be “ripe” — mature enough to be easily removed from the surface of the eye. Now cataracts can be removed at any stage of development.  Below, the […]

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Benefits of Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, or eye lift, is an effective way to reduce bagginess visible on the lower eyelids, while removing sagging skin from the upper eyelids. It tightens the skin surrounding the eyes and eliminates excess fat, changing a once-tired expression into a supple, youthful look. Experienced Austin Eye surgeons are skilled in performing blepharoplasty as a […]

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Corneal Crosslinking for Keratoconus

Patients who suffer from progressive keratoconus face the prospect of gradually dimming vision, as well as multiple corneal transplant surgeries to replace a thinning, cone-shaped cornea. In recent years, an innovative new solution has become available: corneal crosslinking. This technique repairs the cornea by stimulating collagen production in corneal tissue. Experienced Austin Eye ophthalmologists have […]

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How Quick Is LASIK Recovery?

Patients who choose LASIK often marvel at the brevity of the procedure. The surgical laser is in contact with the cornea for 40 seconds or less, and the entire procedure is over in about a half hour. The recovery period is also brief, and typically free of complications. Below, the experienced vision care professionals of […]

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What Is the Best Age for LASIK?

You are an excellent candidate for LASIK if you are in good health, have a stable prescription, and do not suffer from an eye condition that could affect the ophthalmologist’s ability to reshape the cornea. But is there an optimal time to undergo the procedure? Here, the experienced vision care professionals of Austin Eye discuss […]

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Comparing LASIK and PRK

Changes in the shape of the cornea are what cause farsightedness, nearsightedness and astigmatism. By reshaping the cornea with a cool-to-the-touch surgical laser, ophthalmologists can ensure that images received by the eye are focused on the retina with maximum clarity. Two of the ways to do this are LASIK and PRK. Below, the experienced vision […]

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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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