Eye Doctor San Antonio

San Antonio Eye Doctor 2020

Eye Doctor San Antonio- Eye Associates of South Texas has both optometrists and ophthalmologists on staff. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors (MDs) who have gone to medical school and received a medical internship and ophthalmology residency training. This can mean approximately 12-13 years of training after high school! Optometrists are doctors of Optometry (ODs), who have completed a bachelor’s degree and optometry school. All our doctors are equipped to provide you with an eye exam to get glasses and contacts as well as diagnose conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts. We can also screen and perform LASIK, PRK, or LASEK refractive surgery at one of our state-of-the-art surgical centers.

We have 11 offices in the San Antonio area to accommodate patients in the areas in and around San Antonio. These offices are located in San Antonio North Central, San Antonio Medical Center, Seguin, New Braunfels, Luling, Lockhart, Gonzales, Hondo, Castroville, La Vernia, and San Marcos. Our offices have diagnostic and therapeutic equipment to treat almost any eye condition from glaucoma to diabetic retinopathy,

If you have a cataract we are experts at performing cataract surgery with lasers and the newest premium IOL (intraocular lenses). Dr. Kavanagh one of our surgeons has performed over 25,000 cataract surgeries and is a renowned expert in the field of IOL implantation. He has lectured extensively both locally and internationally. We also can provide you with excellent glaucoma, cornea, diabetic retinopathy, and eyelid surgery. See one of his recent Panoptix cataract surgeries below allowing the patient to see without glasses and contacts. He was the first surgeon in San Antonio to implant the new Tecnis Synergy IOL. 

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If you desire LASIK surgery our surgeons Dr. Sharron Acosta and Dr. J.T. Kavanagh can help you with the latest ALCON refractive suite technology utilizing the FS200 (Femtosecond) and EX-500 (Excimer) Lasers. They are among the finest LASIK Surgeons in San Antonio, a patinet gives a video testimonial below.

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So if you need an Eye Doctor San Antonio- we are glad to help you see one of our board-certified ophthalmologists or optometrists. We have same-day availability at many of our clinics call 830-379-3937 or push the MAKE APPOINTMENT icon to schedule with us now!

 

 

 

 

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SAVE TIME, MONEY, AND YOUR VISION: AVOIDING WORKPLACE EYE INJURIES

Eye injuries at work are alarmingly common. These injuries range from simple eye strain to severe trauma that can cause permanent eye damage or vision loss.  The most important thing you can do to protect your vision at work is to always wear appropriate protective eyewear. This can prevent more than 90% of serious eye injuries.