Common Eye Diseases and Disorders

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The Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center offers the most comprehensive ophthalmic care in Texas. Using their broad scope of knowledge and experience, our skilled ophthalmologists and other eye specialists provide expert diagnosis and the latest treatment options for any eye condition.

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“Eye health is more than just having good vision. Some serious disorders, like glaucoma, are symptom-free until vision is threatened. On the other hand, blurred vision may mean something more than just needing a new pair of glasses. The only way to know for certain is to let me perform an eye exam.”

Edward Mendelson, O.D.

Eye Conditions We Treat

Some of the conditions our ophthalmologists diagnose and treat include:

Diagnostic Services and Treatment Options

Our comprehensive ophthalmology care includes the latest diagnostic methods, medical treatments, and surgical techniques. These services include:

  • Screening for common eye diseases, as well as treatment for glaucomacataracts, and diabetic retinopathy
  • Surgically implanted lenses to restore vision after cataract surgery
  • Diagnosis of and treatment for conditions such as dry eye syndrome and macular degeneration
  • General evaluation for patients with undiagnosed eye problems
  • Routine vision care such as comprehensive eye exams and vision testing

Total Eye Health

Each year, our ophthalmologists treat thousands of patients with a wide variety of eye conditions. This high volume provides us with extensive experience that translates to the best possible care for our patients. Ophthalmologists share the expertise of the team and the importance of one-stop, comprehensive eye care at UT Southwestern.

"The patients are the focus of what we do. They are our world, our family. It’s a privilege to interact with and take care of them."

R. Wayne Bowman, M.D.