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Advances in Multifocal IOLs

As cataract surgical procedures and product design technology continue to advance, patients have more choices than ever for the intraocular lenses (IOL) that restore clear vision by replacing the eye’s clouded natural lenses. These new options provide clarity of vision across a range of distances, while offering a comfortable lens that never wears out and […]

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Coronavirus Linked to Conjunctivitis

The Austin Eye team is focused on the health and safety of our patients and communities as we face the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are particularly attuned to the effects of the coronavirus on ocular health, and wanted to share some important information. We hope this update helps protect you and your family during these […]

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How Your Eyes Change as You Age

As we age, our eyes change in ways that affect the sharpness of vision, limit our ability to enjoy favorite activities, and may become prone to serious diseases that threaten our sight. Below, the experienced vision care professionals of Austin Eye review some of the common changes that occur as our eyes view life’s colorful […]

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SMILE vs. LASIK: Weighing the Benefits

SMILE, which is short-hand for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction, is a great new way to correct nearsighted vision using advanced laser technology. In the hands of the skilled surgeons of Austin Eye, this innovative technique promises improved comfort, safety and satisfaction for patients who’ve decided to free themselves from a lifetime of lenses.

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What Will I Feel During My LASIK Procedure?

As new technology continues to sharpen the precision of modern LASIK, it also greatly improves the comfort and convenience of this popular procedure. When you trust your LASIK surgery to the skilled vision care professionals of Austin Eye, you can be confident that your experience will be simple, satisfying and pain-free. That is because you […]

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Why Glaucoma Is Called the “Silent Thief of Sight”

Glaucoma is known as a silent thief because it takes what is so very precious — your vision and all the joys you experience through sight — and does it without warning. That is why it is so important to have a qualified ophthalmologist or optometrist examine your eyes regularly. The trusted professionals at Austin […]

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Do Certain Eye Diseases Run in Families?

There is scientific evidence showing that some eye diseases are partially attributed to genetic factors. This means if you have a family history of certain eye diseases, you have a higher risk of developing these diseases. Here, the team at Austin Eye discusses common eye diseases that run in families and what you can do […]

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Understanding Astigmatism and How It’s Treated

Astigmatism is a common refractive error that causes blurry vision at multiple distances. Like nearsightedness and farsightedness, astigmatism is characterized by an irregularly shaped cornea that prevents light from entering the eye and properly focusing onto the retina. Austin Eye discusses the causes of astigmatism and how it’s treated.

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Sports Eye Safety Tips

A sports injury can happen in the blink of an eye and have serious consequences. Consider the following: according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), approximately 42,000 people go to the emergency room due to sports-related eye injuries every year. Professional and recreational athletes alike should to take precautionary steps to prevent eye injuries. […]

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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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Austin Eye

11901 Jollyville Road
Austin, TX 78759

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

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

Austin Eye

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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