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At Austin Vision Associates, we strive to meet all of your eye and vision care needs. Corrective lens evaluations and prescription management are provided by our optometrist in Austin. After a comprehensive eye and vision evaluation, Dr. Steven and Donna Shepard will discuss the variety of contact lens options with you to select the type that best fits your vision needs and lifestyle. If you suffer from dry eye, allergies, or recurring eye infections, speak with our staff to determine whether contact lenses are right for you.

Evaluation

Prior to prescribing contact lenses, Dr. Shepard determines what level of vision correction you require. Refractive error (commonly known as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism depending on the error) is evaluated by measuring how the eyes focus when a series of different lenses are placed in front of them. An optometrist may use either a phoropter or an automated instrument to take these measurements. To schedule an appointment for a vision evaluation with our Austin optometrist, call 512-343-0406 today.

Corrective Lenses

After determining the level of refractive error, Dr. Shepard works with you to determine whether contact lenses or glasses are best for your lifestyle. If you suffer from certain conditions, such as dry eye or allergies, glasses may be the most comfortable corrective solution. Contact lenses are available in either soft or rigid gas permeable form. Contact lenses need to be changed daily, weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly, depending on what type of lens you select. Specialized contact lenses, such as bifocal contact lenses, are also available for patients with special eye conditions. Call us at 512-343-0406 if you are interested in learning if contact lenses are a good fit for you.

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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:30am5:00pm
Tuesday9:30am5:00pm
Wednesday9:30am5:00pm
Thursday9:30am5:00pm
Friday9:30am5:00pm
Saturday10:00am3:00pm
SundayClosedClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:30am 9:30am 9:30am 9:30am 9:30am 10:00am Closed
5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 3:00pm Closed
*Our AVA Imagine optical shop opens at 10:00am Monday-Saturday.

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