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Electing To Have LASIK Performed? Are You A Candidate?

Elections come down to two people. Electing to get LASIK, for example, ultimately comes down to you and your doctor. You decide if you want it, and your doctor determines if you’ll get the results you want, or if you’re a candidate for LASIK in the first place. Because not everyone is a candidate for this procedure, there… Read More


Seeking Participants For Dry Eye Clinical Research Study

We are pleased to announce that Eye Consultants of Texas is a selected site for a new Dry Eye clinical research study. The study is offered through the Eye Consultants Research Foundation to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a new Dry Eye medication. Are your eyes dry and uncomfortable at the end of the… Read More


LASIK Risk Versus Contact Lens Risk

LASIK surgery and contact lenses are both intended to correct vision problems. LASIK is designed to, at the very least, minimize the need for contacts (and glasses). For years it was assumed laser eye surgery was riskier than wearing contacts. That assumption suggests otherwise based on a study conducted by the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon… Read More


The Importance of Pre-Surgery Testing

Whenever you have LASIK or cataract surgery you’re required to have a thorough exam. This should include certain pre-surgery tests related to your specific vision needs. It’s like any surgery: you must be evaluated to ensure there will be no complications. In other words, you must be a candidate in order to have the surgery… Read More


Phillips Kirk Labor, MD Listed as a Top10MD.com Ophthalmologist

Top10MD.com is an online patient-to-doctor advocacy service listing only credentialed Dallas/Fort Worth physicians to help consumers make a more informed decision. Each physician is credentialed by an independent third party following a thorough Doctor Validation Process. Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD is now a credentialed Top10MD.com ophthalmologist. “Instilling credibility and trust… Read More


Back to school: a good time for parents to check their vision

It’s back to school time across Dallas/Fort Worth. It’s also when children often get their eyes checked to ensure there aren’t any vision problems that can hinder learning. It might be a good time for Mom and Dad to get their eyes checked too, or at least be aware of when they had their last… Read More


Do recovery times differ after LASIK surgery?

Our Fort Worth and Dallas LASIK patients come from varied backgrounds. They have different careers, and their own individual interests. But each patient’s eyes are even more unique. In fact, you may have heard “your eyes are like fingerprints.” You may also be familiar with “eye recognition” as a form of identity verification already in… Read More


Eye Consultants Research Foundation Conducting Clinical Studies

We have established the Eye Consultants Research Foundation to actively conduct clinical studies for a variety of eye diseases and conditions. By participating, eligible patients in Dallas/Ft. Worth will have access to medications and devices in clinical development; the ultimate goal being to provide effective treatment and improve their overall quality of life. Studies are… Read More


When are you too old to have LASIK?

We continue to grow in the number of LASIK procedures we perform on patients across Dallas/Fort Worth. The question of age, understandably, is one that comes up often in potential LASIK patients. Starting at the minimum required age of 18, LASIK can generally be performed at any age. The biggest issues that determines if someone… Read More


Everything you ever wanted to know about LASIK

Spring is in full bloom all over Dallas/Fort Worth. So wouldn’t it be nice to see the roses you’ve stopped to smell? If you’re tired of depending on glasses and contacts, we’ll give you the real scoop on LASIK at our Spring LASIK Event, Tuesday, April 23 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at our… Read More