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How LASIK Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Are you one of the millions of people who make New Year’s resolutions but struggle to keep them? If so, clear vision with LASIK may be what you need to accomplish your goals in 2019. LASIK is a quick procedure that treats nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism by reshaping the eye’s cornea, restoring clear vision. Most […]

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Timing Your Cataract Surgery

A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s natural lens. In a normal eye, the natural lens is clear and focuses light onto the retina for clear vision. Over time, proteins found in the eye clump together, clouding the lens and making it more difficult to see clearly. In its early stages, cataracts can be […]

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Why People with Diabetes Need Routine Eye Exams

If you have diabetes, taking extra care of your eye health is a must. The disease increases the risk of several eye problems and diseases that can lead to permanent vision damage, including cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. If left untreated, these diseases can lead to blindness. The good news is that routine eye exams […]

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The Cost of LASIK vs the Lifelong Cost of Wearing Contacts

There are a number of benefits to LASIK surgery. Clearer vision, a self-confidence boost and not having to rely on glasses or contacts are just a few reasons why many Austin eye patients come to our expert eye surgeons for LASIK surgery. Despite these benefits, many patients may be reluctant or hesitant to go through […]

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How Soon Can I Drive After Cataract Surgery?

Cataract eye surgery is one of the most common (and successful) procedures performed today. At Austin Eye, our board certified eye doctors field questions regarding various aspects of the procedure, including the recovery. Many patients want to know how soon after surgery they can safely drive. Here, we discuss the answer in detail.

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Choosing an IOL

Austin Eye offers a range of artificial intraocular lens (IOL) options to accommodate the diverse needs of our cataract patients. Each IOL offers unique features and advantages. If you are considering cataract surgery, we recommend you familiarize yourself with your IOL options first. Our trusted eye doctors break down the specifics of each lens in […]

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Why Summer Is a Great Time to Get LASIK

Are you tired of relying on glasses or contact lenses to see clearly yet continue to postpone having LASIK? If so, Austin Eye encourages you to schedule a LASIK eye consultation soon. LASIK is a quick and painless procedure that requires very little downtime, meaning you can achieve clearer vision and still enjoy the rest […]

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Fireworks Safety Month

According to the latest statistics from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks were associated with an estimated 11,100 injuries requiring emergency room treatment in 2016 (2017 statistics have yet to be released). June 1 to July 4 is Fireworks Safety Month, a campaign designed to educate the public on the dangers of fireworks. In […]

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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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