Dr. Labor has given me a confidence I never thought I'd have.
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
Recently, Eye Consultants of Texas founder, Phillips Kirk Labor, MD was honored by the World College of Refractive Surgery and Visual Sciences (WCRS). The organization notified him as being “unanimously honored” by its Board of surgeons as “a fellow of its inaugural class in recognition of his commitment and contributions to the Specialty of Refractive… Read MoreDr. Labor Performs Cataract Surgery on Aviation Legend Wally Funk
Phillips Kirk Labor, MD, Eye Consultants of Texas chief surgeon, recently performed cataract surgery on Mary “Wally” Funk, an astronaut and a true aviation legend by any standard. Among her many groundbreaking accomplishments, on July 20, 2021, Wally rocketed aboard Jeff Bezo’s Blue Origin New Shepard spacecraft. At age 82, she became the “oldest person… Read MoreCataract Surgery May Help Improve Dementia
In a recent American Academy of Ophthalmology online article, 3 Surprising Benefits of Cataract Surgery, one of those benefits suggests that cataract removal may help improve dementia. The article states that “the link between vision loss and dementia has been the focus of recent studies” and that “a new report makes a compelling case that cataract removal… Read MoreEye Consultants of Texas offers new laser cataract surgery platform
In 2010, the femtosecond laser became FDA-approved for use in cataract surgery. Not long after that, Eye Consultants of Texas founder and chief surgeon Phillips Kirk Labor, MD was among the first Dallas-Fort Worth eye surgeons to perform femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS). “We chose the LENSAR Laser System, which allowed us to enhance safety… Read MoreJune 2022 is cataract awareness month
Each year, June is declared Cataract Awareness month to shed light on this leading cause of blindness in the U.S. The CDC reports that more than 20 million Americans over 40 have a cataract in at least one eye. The good news: cataracts can be easily treated with a success rate of up to 98%*…. Read MoreDr. Labor First to Implant New RayOne EMV Intraocular Lens
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 eye surgeon, Professor Graham Barrett. “Rayner… 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 2018
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 More