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Clinical Study: Seeking Participants with Keratoconus or Corneal Ectasia

Do you suffer from keratoconus or corneal ectasia? Do you know someone who does? The Eye Consultants Research Foundation is seeking patients in the DFW metro region for a clinical research trial supported by Avedro, Inc. The trial studies an investigational treatment to stop or slow the progression of keratoconus and corneal ectasia. You may… Read More


Study Shows ORA Can Improve Toric Lens Outcomes

Eye Consultants of Texas was the first Dallas/Fort Worth practice to use what is now the ORA System – the first intraoperative abberometer technology that provides real-time measurements of the eye during cataract surgery. On January 1, 2014, an Ophthalmology Times online article appeared about a study which showed ORA technology significantly improves refractive and… Read More


The importance of pre-surgery testing

Achieving optimal eye surgery results can often come down to identifying the tiniest detail, which can mean a greater improvement in a LASIK or cataract patient’s vision. This is why Eye Consultants of Texas performs some of the most extensive patient testing in Dallas/Fort Worth, using the most advanced technology available. Here are some examples… Read More


Dr. Labor Selected To Evaluate New Cataract Surgery Device

As part of our goal to offer Dallas/Fort Worth cataract patients the latest technology, Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD has agreed to be among a select group of U.S. surgeons chosen to evaluate a new device called Xpand. Officially referred to as an “iris speculum,” it was developed to improve dilation… Read More


When are you too old to have LASIK?

We continue to grow in the number of LASIK procedures we perform on patients across Dallas/Fort Worth. The question of age, understandably, is one that comes up often in potential LASIK patients. Starting at the minimum required age of 18, LASIK can generally be performed at any age. The biggest issues that determines if someone… Read More


Here’s What People are Saying about our LASIK

We recently released a video featuring testimonials from Eye Consultants of Texas patients who had LASIK performed by Dr. Labor. This follows another video we released last Summer featuring Dr. Labor’s Premium Smart Lens patients from around the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This one, however, was a bit unique in that one of the LASIK patients was… Read More


Dr. Labor Publishes New Technology Article In National Publication

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, a major industry publication, recently asked Phillips Kirk Labor, MD to share his expertise about a revolutionary cataract surgery technology he introduced to Dallas/Fort Worth in 2011. The result was an article Dr. Labor authored, Updating Your Practice With Advanced Technology, with the subtitle, Intraoperative aberrometry is a worthwhile investment… Read More


Premium smart lens patients the real stars of our latest video

Eye Consultants of Texas has just launched a new video featuring actual Fort Worth metro area patients telling their stories. These patients had premium smart lens implants as part of their cataract surgery or as a clear lens extraction. More specifically, these included Crystalens, ReSTOR and AcrySof Toric lens patients. The video was intentionally unscripted… Read More


What to expect when considering LASIK

If you’ve ever considered LASIK here in Dallas / Fort Worth, the first thought might have been, “what can I expect?” Like a lot of medical procedures, LASIK surgery has advanced and improved over the years. Today, LASIK is allowing more patients to become less dependent on glasses or contact lenses. It’s not uncommon for… Read More


New ORA video provides firsthand glimpse at procedures

Eye Consultants of Texas has released a new video to help educate potential patients about the ORA System, and how it works. The ORA System is an updated version of what was previously called ORange, the world’s first technology that measures cataract surgery results in real time; a technology we introduced to Dallas/Fort Worth in… Read More