Lake Austin Eye welcomes Dr. Annie Chan to our Practice!
Welcome Dr Annie Chan to Lake Austin Eye! Dr. Annie Chan is a cornea specialist who came to us from University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where she was a professor for four years in the Ophthalmology department. She cared for the residents of San Antonio and surrounding South Texas and was also able to…Read More
Lake Austin Eye is performing Corneal Crosslinking
Lake Austin Eye is excited to announce that we offer Corneal Crosslinking to those patients that suffer from Keratoconus or Post-LASIK Corneal Ectasia. Both conditions cause a thinning and bulging of the cornea, which results in suboptimal vision. Often, the only solution for these patients, if the disease is left to progress, is corneal transplantation. The FDA has…Read More
Dry Eye Disease Options
Constantly Using Artificial Tears may be a sign of Dry Eye Disease Artificial Tears are Just a Palliative Treatment Over time, some people need them more and more often as the condition gets worse. They may also find that using different kinds or brands of eye drops aren’t enough. Using artificial tears can help moisten the eyes and…Read More
New Technology Lens Implants offer Youthful Vision!
Tired of Reading Glasses or Bifocals? These days, you have choices. During cataract surgery or clear lens extraction, Dr. Cottle replaces your old cloudy lens with a new lens implant. This lens implant can now correct astigmatism, or even your near and intermediate vision! You can often end up with clearer, sharper vision then you had in your…Read More
Eye Donor Appreciation Week
Learn about the importance of being an Eye Donor Corneal transplantation is when the patient’s natural cornea is removed and replaced with a donor cornea from an organ donor. The first corneal transplant was performed in 1905 by Eduard Zirm in the Czech Republic. Incredible advances in corneal transplantation have taken place since that time. We can now…Read More
Grand Opening LASIK Special!
Give or Get the Gift of Sight for the Holidays! Offering this Special for the months of November and December Whether you are looking for a special gift of sight for a loved one, or a way to spend those extra Flexible Health Spending Account dollars, come see us at Lake Austin Eye. Dr. Gina Cottle is a…Read More
Better Vision Can Mean Clearer Thinking in Elderly
Can you get brain fog from not wearing your glasses or from delaying cataract surgery? A study of elderly Chinese suggests that not seeing clearly can lead to lower cognitive function levels. Cognitive function is the ability to perceive, understand and remember ideas. A low cognitive function score can mean a reduced ability to make good decisions and…Read More
iPhone App for the Visually Impaired
The US Bureau of Engraving and Printing has developed EyeNote™ a free, new iPhone app to aid the visually impaired or blind in identifying US paper currency. Essentially, the app is designed to allow the user to hold the bill in one hand and the iPhone in the other while scanning the paper currency. After a few seconds…Read More