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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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Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, and Astigmatism are among the most common eye conditions causing visits to the doctor. These conditions, also known as refractive errors, are so prevalent globally that somewhere between 800 million and 2 billion people have a refractive error. There are numerous ways to improve vision for those with refractive errors, such as glasses, contacts, and LASIK.

Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Nearsighted, or myopic, patients have difficulty seeing objects at a distance (television, street signs, etc.). However, extremely close objects can be seen clearly. In a normal eye (emmetropia), light is focused by the cornea and lens, and is focused in a single image on the retina. Myopia is usually due to an abnormally long “eyeball”, which causes light rays to focus in front of the retina. Patients with nearsightedness may experience blurry vision, headaches, and eyestrain.

Farsightedness (Hyperopia)

Farsighted, or hyperopic, patients have difficulty focusing on objects that are up close (books). However, objects in the distance are generally seen fairly clearly. In a hyperopic eye, light comes into focus behind the retina. This occurs for one of two reasons: either the corneal focusing power is too weak, or the “eyeball” is too short.

Astigmatism

“Normal” corneas are spherical (or circular) like a basketball or a baseball. An astigmatic cornea is shaped more oblong (one axis curves more than another), like a football. This abnormal corneal curvature causes light to focus on two different points on the back of your eye, and it results in blurry vision for you. You can also experience headaches or eyestrain.

KAMRA Vision

Tired of reading glasses?

The Kamra corneal inlay could be the treatment for you- this is the first FDA approved procedure in the US for the treatment of presbyopia (loss of near vision).

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New Treatments on the Horizon

Ask about our exciting pharmaceutical studies for:

  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
  • Chalazion (Stye)

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Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery

Bringing LASIK laser technology to cataract surgery is revolutionizing the procedure due to increased accuracy. The surgery is now not only bladeless, but the unprecedented precision allows each patient to have a treatment customized to their eye.

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Read Our Reviews

"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


"I am very impressed during my first visit with Dr. Dang, from the front desk to the nurses, gave me a good feeling who Dr.Dang is. Dr. Dang is an excellent doctor, very thorough, approachable, kind and polite. It didn't give me a second thought to go ahead with my cataract surgery. I am extremely happy with him and his team during my surgery. I'm blessed I found an excellent doctor like him and proud to recommend to anyone."

-Susan G. in Round Rock, TX
Feb 09, 2016

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Lake Travis Eye and Laser Center
401 Ranch Rd 620 S #210
Lakeway, TX 78734
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  • Phone: 512-263-9000
  • Fax: 512-263-9126
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DayOpenClosed
Monday8am5pm
Tuesday8am5pm
Wednesday8am5pm
Thursday8am5pm
Friday8am3pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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