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When Is a Cornea Transplant Necessary?

According to the National Eye Institute, more than 33,000 Americans undergo corneal transplant surgery each year, which involves replacing all or a portion of a damaged or diseased cornea with healthy corneal tissue. In this blog post, the trusted ophthalmologists at Austin Eye discuss when corneal transplant may be necessary.

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Does LASIK Improve Night Vision?

The vision experts at Austin Eye have helped numerous patients struggling with eye problems, including those with poor night vision. If you experience night vision problems, particularly problems with seeing well in environments with dim lighting, and you see halos and glare around lights, you may be wondering if LASIK can help. In this blog […]

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FAQs about Raindrop Corneal Inlay for Presbyopia Treatment

Starting around age 40, the majority of adults begin to experience blurry near vision, making it difficult to read books as well as computer and smartphone screens up close. Though reading glasses have long been available to manage the effects of presbyopia, a new and innovative treatment option is available to help patients restore clear […]

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How Effective Is Corneal Crosslinking?

Corneal crosslinking is an innovative, in-office procedure designed to treat keratoconus, an eye disease that weakens the cornea and impairs vision. But how does the procedure work and how effective is it? In this blog post, LASIK provider Austin Eye answers these questions in detail.

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Will My Insurance Cover LASIK Surgery?

The eye experts at Austin Eye have helped thousands of patients achieve crisp, clear vision with LASIK. Understandably, one of the first questions that comes up during a LASIK consultation at Austin Eye is “Can my health insurance cover my LASIK surgery?” In this blog post, we answer the question in detail.

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The Dangers of Colored Contact Lenses

If you want your eyes to stand out on Halloween (or simply a night out on the town), colored contacts are an amazing idea. When purchased through your optometrist or ophthalmologist, they can be a safe and easy way to make a striking yet temporary change to your appearance.

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Study: Undiagnosed, Overdiagnosed Glaucoma Cases May Have Major Repercussions

Underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis of glaucoma are both highly prevalent problems that have severe consequences. A new study found that many people with glaucoma are unaware that they have this serious eye disease. The population-based Thessaloniki Eye Study confirmed the finding of previous studies that claim undiagnosed glaucoma is a widespread issue, while also noting the […]

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Questions to Ask During Your LASIK Consultation

LASIK offers a safe and effective method of permanent vision correction. With a success rate of 95 to 98 percent, it’s no wonder that patients are often interested in learning whether they are a good candidate for LASIK surgery in Austin. At Austin Eye, we offer a free LASIK consultation, where you can meet with […]

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Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Cataracts are a normal part of the aging process, but there are certain things you can do to delay or prevent worsening of your cataracts. The vision experts at Austin Eye provide diagnosis of cataracts and offer several treatment options for […]

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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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