Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD is internationally regarded for his LASIK and cataract expertise. He is also considered one of Dallas/Fort Worth's top ophthalmology specialists today, and has been entrusted to care for many local eye doctors and their families.
Our Grapevine location houses the adjacent LoneStar Ambulatory Surgery Center. Uniquely comfortable and state-of-the-art, both facilities advance how we serve patients across a range of specialties. This also means only one location for office visits, testing, exams, and most surgeries. If you have any questions or need to schedule an appointment, call us at 817-410-2030. We want to be your total eye care provider, and you can rest assured we'll do everything possible to make your experience here a positive one. Click below to read what our patients have to say.
At Eye Consultants of Texas we provide total vision care for every stage of your adult life. Our innovative approach includes advanced technologies and procedures we've literally introduced to Dallas/Fort Worth. No other practice does more to ensure your safety, and that you're entirely comfortable with your decision.
Dr. Labor performs no stitch, no patch, IV-free surgery, as well as laser-assisted with advanced mapping technology.
We were among the first to adopt femtosecond technology, the most precise available. In our dedicated LASIK suite, Dr. Labor uses the IFS femtosecond laser to help you see better than ever without glasses or contacts.
We diagnose and treat all types of diseases and conditions of the retina, including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, macular holes, macular puckers, and retinal tears.
We provide full diagnosis and treatment for all types of corneal conditions. This includes corneal cross-linking to treat keratoconus and corneal ectasia.
Our advanced lenses are proven to treat all cataract-related vision problems. These include enVista, enVista Toric, Crystalens®, ReSTOR®, Tecnis® and Nanoflex™ for presbyopia, and Trulign Crystalens®, AcrySof® IQ, Tecnis®, and STAAR Toric lenses for astigmatism. A simple evaluation can determine which is right for you.
A highly experienced cataract surgeon, Dr. Labor chooses the latest surgery options and FDA-approved premium lenses. We keep you informed and comfortable before, during, and after surgery, and ensure your safety throughout. Our goal is to help you achieve your best vision possible and feel great about your decision.Learn More
Are you a candidate for LASIK? Take this simple test and we'll be in touch to let you know. If you're a candidate, you couldn't be in better hands. Dr. Labor is a highly reputable LASIK surgeon who's performed thousands of procedures, and puts your health and safety above all else. This could be the first step to seeing the world as you never have before.Learn More
An ophthalmologist, like Dr. Labor, actually performs eye surgeries. Ophthalmologists earn a medical degree (MD) with a specialty in eye care. An optometrist performs exams, and can diagnose and treat certain eye conditions. Our excellent staff includes both. Plus, several of DFW's top independent optometrists regularly refer their patients to us.Learn More
Eye Consultants of Texas founder and chief surgeon, Phillips Kirk Labor, MD is the first in North America to implant the Rayner RayOne EMV, a unique new premium intraocular lens (IOL) which received FDA approval in March 2021. The RayOne EMV was developed by Rayner in collaboration with world-renowned surgeon, Professor Graham Barrett. “Rayner developed… Read MoreDr. Labor first in Dallas-Fort Worth to use unprecedented new cataract surgery lens implant.
Eye Consultants of Texas is the first Dallas-Fort Worth practice to acquire the revolutionary RX Sight® Light Adjustable Lens™ (LAL), making Founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD, the first eye surgeon in Dallas-Fort Worth to implant this amazing lens during cataract surgery. Using special photosensitive material developed by a Nobel Prize winning scientist, the LAL is… Read MoreDr. Labor Presents at Caribbean Eye Meeting 2019
Earlier this year, Dr. Labor was selected to present at the 2018 Caribbean Eye Meeting, speaking to industry professionals regarding a recently FDA-approved lens from Rx Sight. This lens, labeled a Light Adjustable Lens (LAL), has shown promise in providing enhanced outcomes for cataract patients. Caribbean Eye recently released this publication, which touches on the… Read MoreFirst in Texas to Use Revolutionary New Sedative for Cataract Surgery
Phillips Kirk Labor, MD, recently became the first in Texas to use the MKO Melt, a new oral sedative designed to replace the IV normally required in cataract surgery – also called IV-Free cataract surgery. This represents one of many cataract surgery innovations Eye Consultants of Texas has introduced to DFW over the years, allowing… Read MoreUpdated LASIK Research Yields Continued Positive Results
According to a May 20, 2016 article appearing on the American Refractive Surgery Council (ARSC) website entitled: “New Research: LASIK Safety and Performance Continue To Impress” Like any surgical procedure, LASIK is continually researched to ensure patient safety and effectiveness. Recent high-profile studies show LASIK earning high marks for safety, outcomes and patient satisfaction, according to a May 20, 2016 article on… Read MoreElecting 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 MoreDr. Labor Earns “Tops” Status in Two Reader Surveys
Recently, Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD, was voted a “Best of the Best” for his LASIK expertise in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram readership poll. More recently, he earned Top Doctor 2016 status in a Fort Worth, Texas magazine physician survey. The Star-Telegram accolade was culled from votes submitted by readers of… Read MoreFinancing LASIK: More Affordable Long Term?
To have LASIK or not to have LASIK is a big decision for your health, your vision and your checkbook. It’s perfectly normal to question if it’s worth it, regardless of how much money you have in the bank. For purposes of this blog, let’s assume you’re interested in it but want to look into… Read MoreDr. Labor Earns Higher Level Board Certification
It’s common knowledge that an eye surgeon, or any physician, must be licensed in order to practice medicine in the U.S. Optometrists, although they don’t practice medicine, must also be licensed. A common, further step for eye surgeons is to become Board Certified. This is voluntary, yet it validates for patients that the doctor is… Read MoreStudy Claims Cataract Surgery Can Improve Sleep
According to a recent article in the UK’s Daily Mail, a study at Nara Medical University in Japan found that patients who had cataract surgery sleep better. At the heart of this study: the clouding of the lens preventing light from reaching the part of our brains that sets our body clocks. The study had… Read More