Vision correction surgery is become very common these days and LASIK method is the most convenient and popular method all over the world. But you have to be careful if you are thinking about it because it also carries some post surgery risks and to prevent those risks, you must take help of the best Lasik surgeon.
If you are resident of Austin, U.S. and want to take consultation or go through the Lasik procedure then here is the list of top 10 surgeons of the city. This list will save your precious time as it is prepared on the basis of their experience and the patient reviews.
Mike Mann, M.D., FACS
He is board certified ophthalmologist and board of directors of American College of Eye Surgeons. He is also an active member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. He assists in FDA clinical research trials and educates other ophthalmologists on cataract and refractive surgery techniques. He also volunteers his services to provide eye care for people of South America and the Caribbean. He has been honoured by leading laser companies like VISX and WaveLight as one of the top refractive surgeons in United States.
Robert Marquis, M.D., PhD
He is an experienced cataract surgeon and Glaucoma specialist working on detection and prevention of Glaucoma, visual function restoration and clarity. He has extensive experience in intraocular lens implants. He uses latest FDA approved technologies for eye treatment and he has also been an investigator in many FDA clinical trials.
Mitchel Wong, M.D.
He is a native of Austin and providing his services from his clinic Austin Eye clinic which he founded in 1969. Since then he is providing the best and advanced medical and surgical eye care for the patients. His clinic is the first to provide small incision cataract surgery, intraocular lens technology and topical anaesthesia cataract surgery in Austin city. He provides the most advanced and latest technology for Lasik surgery which is iLasik or custom intralasik. This bladeless surgery is teamed with wavefront technology to give you safe and accurate vision correction.
Steven J. Dell, M.D.
He is board certified ophthalmologist and medical director of Dell Laser consultants. He has earned a reputation of top eye surgeons in the world with his extensive knowledge and experience in refractive, cataract and Lasik surgery. He has also been mentioned by medical journal “Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today” among Top Fifty Opinion Leaders in the field of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He provides some advanced state of the art innovations years ahead of the practice because of his links with the FDA and ophthalmic equipment manufacturers. His goal is to help every eye patient to achieve optimal visual acuity through latest treatment and in a most comfortable environment.
Dr. Linda Vargas
She is a board certified ophthalmologist dedicated to provide comprehensive eye care to her patients. Besides being a cornea specialist, she is also a trained internist and emergency physician which make her a keen diagnostician. She is bilingual and fluent in Spanish. She used to educate her patients about their eye condition so that they can take better decision regarding their eye care.
Stephen B. Whiteside, M.D.
He is a board certified ophthalmologist and refractive surgery specialist. He is performing Lasik surgery since 2003 and already performed 21,500 surgeries so far in Austin and South Texas region. He provides best eye care by using the advanced technologies. He has published several articles on advancement in eye care and also invited by many institutes to lecture other surgeons on eye surgery. He has co produced several videos on use of new surgical techniques to educate other surgeons about them. He has also worked with FDA as an investigator in the trials related to advanced Glaucoma treatment.
Tom R. Walters, M.D.
He is a board certified ophthalmologist and recognized repeatedly with awards like America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Top Refractive Eye Surgeons and Texas Super Doctor. He is specialist of cataract; Lasik and refractive lens implant surgery and has performed more than 35,000 surgeries so far. He actively participates in development of new ophthalmic technology which includes advanced replacement lens. He offers the iLasik suite (which is an exclusive combination of iFS and iDesign technologies) to his patients to provide the safest and technologically advanced refractive surgery. He has published many articles in major ophthalmic journal and also served as principal investigator for over 300 FDA clinical research trials.
Julia B. Sargent, M.D.
She is one of the best ophthalmologists in United States and specialized in cataract surgery, Crystalens, and ReSTOR vision correction. She has been selected as one of the America’s top ophthalmologist by Consumer’s Research Council of America. She is an active member of many ophthalmological organizations like the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Texas Medical Association, the Travis County Medical Association, the Texas Ophthalmology Association, the Austin Ophthalmological Society, and the Cordes Society. She is practicing with Texan Eye since 1989 and has performed numerous surgeries so far.
John Odette, M.D.
He is a board certified ophthalmologist and achieved excellence in the fields of cataract surgery, minor oculoplastic surgery, medical retina, pediatrics and glaucoma. He is a proficient iLasik and refractive surgeon and one of the first surgeons in Austin to utilize LenSx Laser to perform Laser cataract surgery. He has also published his research work on Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION) in 2010 and earlier presented it at American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2009. He also serves as a medical volunteer in countries like Nicaragua, Mexico, Ecuador, and Peru.
Shawn Wong, M.D.
He is the first certified Lasik surgeon in Austin and central Texas to correct vision errors with the help of LASIK technology. He is also the first private practitioner who is specialized in other vision correction procedures like Premium Lens Cataract surgery, Lens Implant Vision Correction, and Intacs Corneal Rings. He is first certified corneal ring surgeon and also specialized in monofocal as well as premium multifocal Lens Implants. His personalized client attention assures utmost patient care and best visual outcomes.