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Happy Anniversary!

October 2013 marks the start of  Dr. L. Shawn Wong and Eyes of Texas Laser Center’s 17th year at their Spicewood Springs Road location.  We’ve enjoyed helping our clients achieve visual freedom from their glasses and contacts over the years.  We look forward to helping many more Central Texans do the same in the years […]

Dr. L. Shawn Wong, M.D. Featured in Austin Monthly’s “431 Top Doctors 2013”

Congratulations to Eyes of Texas Laser Center’s surgeon, L. Shawn Wong, M.D., for being featured in the January 2013 issue of Austin Monthly’s “431 Top Doctors 2013.”  The magazine used Avvo, a company which selects doctors based on a “proprietary algorithm that rates all doctors on a 10 point scale, factoring in peer endorsements, experience, education, training, research, publishing […]

Traveling After LASIK

It’s a common question that we hear at Eyes of Texas Laser Center, especially as the summer months or extended winter holidays approach…”When can I take a trip after having my LASIK surgery?”  The vast majority of our clients drive themselves to our office the day after their LASIK surgery for their first post-op visit.  So taking a […]

Is NOW Your Time to Achieve Visual Freedom?

At Eyes of Texas Laser Center, we specialize in a variety of vision correction procedures.  Since Customized LASIK may not be the best choice for everyone, we offer other options could help you achieve your best vision…without the daily hassles of glasses and contact lenses. Recently we saw a client who was very interested in LASIK surgery when she […]

Nearsightedness on the Rise

Reports have shown that the instance of Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is on the rise across America.   In patients surveyed from 1999 till 2004 it was found that 41.6% of Americans suffered from nearsightedness, up 66% from 1971-1972 when only 25% of Americans surveyed were found to suffer from Myopia according to the Archives […]

Maintaining “20/Happy” After LASIK

Our surgeon, Dr. L. Shawn Wong. M.D., has successfully corrected vision well over a decade now in Austin with LASIK.  Many of our LASIK clients have enjoyed great vision for many years without any additional visits to an eye specialist.  If you are one of those “20/Happy” clients who hasn’t been in lately for an annual eye exam, here is some info you’ll want to know…  While vision […]

Treat Yourself to Better Vision!

Have you ever considered any form of laser eye surgery, but just weren’t sure if it was right for you? In the past you may not have been a good candidate for laser eye surgery, but with every passing year advances are made in the field of laser eye surgery.  Just because in the past […]

5 More Laser Eye Surgery Myths

No one knows the long term effects of laser eye surgery Laser eye surgery has been around for more than fifteen years now with numerous studies done on the long and short term effects it has on your eyes.  The data so far shows that after healing there are generally no negative effects, giving doctors […]

LASIK Surgery and Having Children/Nursing Baby

A question asked many times by our female clients is if they should delay having LASIK laser surgery until after they finish having children.  The concern is that hormonal changes during pregnancy may change a mommy-to-be’s glasses or contact lens prescription.  The same can apply to nursing moms as well. Our surgeon at Eyes of […]

Laser Vision Correction vs. Water Fun

This entry was originally posted over the summer.  However, due to the magic of computers and internet, somehow it disappeared.  Originally we thought it would be odd to re-post it in November, but in reality this information applies year-round.  So all of you “tri-athlete types” and “water aerobic aficionados,” read on!… A common concern that many […]