Other Eye Care Services
Eye Clinic of Austin is a fully comprehensive eye care clinic, which means we diagnose and treat all forms of eye disease. Some of the most common diseases we treat are the following:
Discovering glaucoma early can make a big difference in a your vision. Glaucoma typically begins to develop once people hit the age of 45. No pain or difference in vision is noticed at first, so it’s very important to schedule eye exams as you age. Learn more about glaucoma.
Age-related macular degeneration is a common eye condition for individuals who are age 50 and older. The risk for macular degeneration increases as we age. There are two forms of the disease, dry and wet. Learn more about macular degeneration.
When eyes do not produce the right quality or quantity of tears it is defined as dry eye disease. Often misunderstood by patients as allergies or eyestrain, dry eye disease can cause severe discomfort, but can typically be remedied with the proper treatment. Learn more about dry eyes.
Approximately 25% of the diabetic population has some stage of diabetic retinopathy, which is why it is imperative individuals with diabetes schedule annual eye exams. Caused by the deterioration of blood vessels in the retina, diabetic retinopathy can cause blindness if left untreated. Learn more about diabetic retinopathy.
An individual may be in need of a corneal transplant due to keratoconus, corneal ulcers, complications caused by eye surgery, or swelling or scarring of the cornea caused by injury to the eye or an eye infection. A surgery that takes place over 40,000 times per year in the US alone, a corneal transplant involves a donor cornea replacing either a part of the cornea or the entire cornea. Learn more about corneal transplants.