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June 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 More


Dr. 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 More


Dr. 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 More


Dr. 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 More


Free Crystalens Workshop & Brunch A Continued Success

Saturday, November 7, marked our fourth Crystalens Workshop & Brunch at our Grapevine office. The events are open to anyone who’s had a Crystalens implanted, is thinking about Crystalens, and Optometrists managing Crystalens patients. Led by Dr. Labor, the purpose is to help anyone with an interest learn how to get the most out of this amazing intraocular lens… Read More


CE Seminar for Optometrists, Sunday, November 8, 2015

In continuing our series of fall, spring, and summer CE Seminars, our Fall 2015 seminar is scheduled for Sunday, November 8. CE seminars are open to interested ODs who can earn 4 CE credits (pending approval) for attending. Host speaker will be Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD whose topic will be: Comparison… Read More


Dr. Labor Voted Best LASIK Surgeon in Northeast Tarrant

Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD came out the clear winner in the 2015 Living Magazine Reader’s Choice poll, voted by readers as “Best LASIK Surgeon in Northeast Tarrant County.” In 2013, Dr. Labor was voted “Best Ophthalmologist” for Northeast Tarrant County in the same Reader’s Choice poll. According to Living, there… Read More


Free LASIK Seminars Continue

Eye Consultants of Texas is continuing our series of Free LASIK seminars, typically held the last Tuesday of each month. A reminder that our May 2015 LASIK seminar will be held tonight, May 26, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. It’s 60 eye-opening minutes that could change your vision, and in many ways, your… Read More


2015 Spring CE Seminar, May 31

The Eye Consultants of Texas CE Seminar series been a continued success, and we sincerely appreciate all ODs taking time out of their busy schedules to attend. Our 2015 Spring CE Seminar has been scheduled for Sunday, May 31 from 8:00 AM until Noon. Like previous seminars you can earn 3 CE credits for attending (pending approval), as well as get… Read More


Crystalens Workshop & Brunch Rescheduled for May 30th

The Crystalens Workshop & Brunch cancelled in January due to weather is rescheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015. Attendance is free, will be led by Eye Consultants of Texas founder Dr. Kirk Labor, and will include brunch and refreshments. As previously, we will hold this event in the comfort of our offices in Grapevine. Crystalens… Read More