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The evolving role of the laser in eye surgery

It’s been quite some time since the laser moved from science fiction to “science truth,” so to speak. Today laser surgery is routine at our Dallas/Fort Worth practice, and more patients seem to be familiar with it than ever before. The first laser was approved for LASIK eye surgery in 1998. While surgeons still had… Read More


Seeking Cataract Patients for Light Adjustable Lens (LAL®) Study

The Eye Consultants Research Foundation is currently participating in a U.S. investigational study on the Light Adjustable Lens to evaluate its safety and effectiveness for the treatment of cataracts. Although the LAL is similar in several respects to many standard monofocal intraocular lenses (IOLs), the LAL is designed to potentially reduce or eliminate the need… Read More


Cataracts and Booming Baby Boomers: The Big Picture

According to a story posted on amednews.com, published by the American Medical Association, America’s 78 million baby boomers began turning 65 in 2011 at a rate of one every 10 seconds. Baby boomers are those born between 1946 and 1964, and, as the story also reports, “…are the best-educated, richest and healthiest seniors the country… Read More


World class eye care available in your backyard

Over the years, Eye Consultants of Texas has been the first to introduce new technologies, treatments or procedures to Dallas/Fort Worth. Thanks to founder Phillips Kirk Labor’s devotion to offering his patients the latest ophthalmic advancements, the practice has grown to become known as one of the area’s most innovative today. Dr. Labor is also… Read More