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
We Now Offer Lipiflow®, an Innovative New Treatment for Dry Eye Disease!
Lake Austin Eye is excited to announce the LipiFlow treatment LipiFlow® is a new procedure designed to treat the root cause of Evaporative Dry Eye, blocked Meibomian glands. Opening and clearing these blocked glands can allow them to resume natural production of lipids (oils) needed for a healthy tear film. Some treatments attempt to add more liquid to…Read More
Measuring Tear Osmolarity for Dry Eye Disease
A New Diagnostic Tool for Dry Eye Disease: Tear Osmolarity Do you suffer from Dry Eye Disease? Do you know the osmolarity of your tears? It’s essential! An elevated tear osmolarity can indicate dry eye disease even before you become symptomatic. Dr. Cottle and her staff at Lake Austin Eye now offer this test, which is quickly becoming…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
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