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Lake Travis Eye and Laser Center

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401 S. RR 620, Suite 210
Lakeway, TX 78734
Phone: 512-263-9000
Fax: 512-263-9126

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Monday8am5pm
Tuesday8am5pm
Wednesday8am5pm
Thursday8am5pm
Friday8am3pm
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Pinguecula and Pterygium are common, non-cancerous growths on the eye. Pinguecula are located on the white part of the eye and are often located at 3 or 9 o'clock adjacent to the clear part. Pinguecula are precursors to pterygium. A pinguecula becomes a pterygium when the growth extends onto the clear part of the eye.

The growths are secondary to excessive cumulative life time ultraviolet light exposure. Chronic ocular surface inflammation from dry eye, allergies, wind and dust can further aggravate the area and cause progression.

Conservative treatment involves sun protection with sunglasses to limit UV exposure in addition to artificial tears and cold compresses for symptomatic relief of eye irritation. These growths are usually not serious and can be safely removed by our experienced eye surgeons. Reasons for seeking surgical management may be unrelenting symptoms of foreign body sensation/ eye irritation, growth into the visual axis, or induced irregular astigmatism limiting best corrected visual potential.

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"Dr. Rhodes is a master at getting your vision right. I love not wearing glasses; colors are brighter, vision is clearer. He explains what is going on with your vision and what he is going to do for you in a manner that is clear and understandable. Also, it's a small thing, but increasingly rare, every time I have an appointment, I am seen within a few minutes of the appointed time. I recommend Dr. Rhodes to everyone I know, he is just that good!"

- Charles B.
6/2016

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Lake Travis Eye and Laser Center
401 Ranch Rd 620 S #210
Lakeway, TX 78734
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Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday8am5pm
Tuesday8am5pm
Wednesday8am5pm
Thursday8am5pm
Friday8am3pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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