Dr. Manish Patel & Associates

Dr. Manish Patel & Associates

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We are suspending clinic operations until the weather conditions allow patients and staff to navigate the roads safely and comfortably.

Please stay safe.

Email me if you have questions or concerns, [email protected]
Today's Vision and Dr Patel have previously and continuously surpassed all my expectations.

Today I finally decide to have my eye surgery. I called Dr Patel office of the blue and asked if he could fit me in his schedule so I could get the surgery done before the weekend. Come to find out that he was going to be leaving town the next day and that meant that I’ll have to pospone the surgery until he came back. Bummer!
Well, lo and behold, I got a text from him a little later, telling me that he will leave town a little later so he can do the Preop consultation for me in that way I will not have to postpone the surgery 🤯...
Who does that?!!!
This is how devoted to he and his staff are towards their patients.
Thank you so much Dr. Patel and your awesome staff as well.
YOU ALL ROCK!!!
Respectfully,
Enrique Comparan
My favorite doctor of ALL time!!!!

At EyeCare Specialties, Doctor Manish Patel, Doctor Jill Haven and our professional eyeglass experts serve the Sunset Valley, Lakeway, Rollingwood, Lost Creek, West Lake Hills, Dripping Springs, and Barton Creek communities.

Operating as usual

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Doctor Spotlight: Dr. Stephanie Colorado

Stephanie Colorado, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2010 and received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, where she graduated with honors.

Dr. Colorado is a certified Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist who has extensive training in Pre- and Post-Cataract and Pediatric Strabismus Surgery. She is an advocate for screenings that aid in the detection of eye irregularities and visual barriers that are not identified during a routine eye exam at school or pediatric doctor visits.

Additionally, Dr. Colorado specializes in fitting anti-fatigue glasses, multifocal contact lenses, LASIK co-management, and conducting pediatric eye exams. During her free time, Dr. Colorado is an active member of the Texas Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, and the Central Texas Optometric Society.

Dr. Colorado joined our South Towne practice last December.

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Each year, an estimated 100,000 people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries. About 13,500 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss.

In support of Sports Eye Safety Month this April, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds athletes everywhere that the great majority of sports-related eye injuries can be avoided by simply wearing the proper protection.

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Each year, nearly 25,000 Americans visit the emergency room due to a workplace eye injury. During Workplace Eye Wellness Month this March, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds employers and workers about the importance of wearing certified and approved eye protection.

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A very #HappyValentinesDay to our teammates, patients, neighbors, friends and family! Have a lovely day!

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February is national age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision awareness month. AMD is the leading cause of low vision and blindness in Americans age 60 years and older and affects 1.6 million Americans. AMD is a progressive disease with no known cure. It slowly steals vision as it affects the retina, a paper-thin tissue lining the back of the eye, and causes the cells in the area to die. As a result, if you have AMD, you see blind spots, grayness and other distortions in the center frame of your vision.

AMD symptoms include blurriness, wavy lines, or a blind spot. You may also notice visual distortions such as:

- Straight lines or faces appearing wavy
- Doorways seeming crooked
- Objects appearing smaller or farther away

If you notice any of these symptoms, schedule an eye exam as soon as possible.

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We can't believe January is almost over. But don't forget that this month is #GlaucomaAwarenessMonth

Glaucoma is an eye disease that gradually steals vision. There are typically no early warning signs or painful symptoms of open-angle glaucoma. It develops slowly and sometimes without noticeable sight loss for many years. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness.

Are you at risk for glaucoma? Those at higher risk include people of African, Asian, and Hispanic descent. Other high-risk groups include: people over 60, family members of those already diagnosed, diabetics, and people who are severely nearsighted.

Regular eye exams are especially important for those at higher risk for glaucoma, and may help to prevent unnecessary vision loss.

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This could get interesting... tomorrow is national Dress Up Your Pet Day.

If your beagle loves bowlers, or your calico like coats... tomorrow is their day to shine.

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'Tis the season for resolutions. And here's an easy one: keep in mind these foods that support your vision health. Put these on your plate from time to time and keep your health in focus.

Raw Red Peppers: Bell peppers give you the most vitamin C per calorie. That's good for the blood vessels in your eyes, and science suggests it could lower your risk of getting cataracts.

Sunflower Seeds and Nuts: An ounce of these seeds or almonds has half the amount of vitamin E the USDA recommends for adults each day. A large study found that vitamin E, together with other nutrients, can help slow age-related macular degeneration (AMD) from getting worse.

Dark, Leafy Greens: Kale, spinach, and collard greens, for example, are rich in both vitamins C and E. They also have the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These plant-based forms of vitamin A lower your risk of long-term eye diseases, including AMD and cataracts.

Salmon: Your retinas need two types of omega-3 fatty acids to work right: DHA and EPA. You can find both in fatty fish, such as salmon, tuna, and trout, as well as other seafood.

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Despite our temporary system outage, we are still OPEN and ready to see all patients. We look forward to seeing you! Please call our office to schedule, confirm or cancel appointments.

And if you have a scheduled appointment, please do come in. Our computer system is limited, but all services are available and our team is ready to serve you.

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#HappyNewYear from our family to yours!

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Holiday Hours Update: We will be OPEN this Friday, New Year's Eve.

If you haven't used your 2021 vision benefits yet, please give us a call and we can help get you in under the deadline!

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We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season. This week, we are closed on Thursday, 12/23 and Friday, 12/24. Thank you for trusting us year after year with your vision!

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Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And we're proud to support the rights of #PeopleWithDisabilities. Today we recognize the 1 billion people with #disabilities worldwide. The spirit of today is to ensure that all people in the world have equal opportunities for work, play, health, and success!

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Get the most from your vision benefits before they expire! The year is quickly closing and so is your chance to maximize your benefits and flex spending. Don't leave money on the table, and give your eyes some love! Call or schedule an appointment online.

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We are closed in observance of #Thanksgiving. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday!

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Wondering why you have a headache behind the eye and what you can do about it? Find out which headaches cause pain behind the eye. #vision #headache #eyehealth

https://memorialeyecenter.com/what-causes-headaches-behind-the-eyes/

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We hope everyone has a safe and happy weekend!

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To all veterans of all branches: Thank you for your sacrifice, your bravery, and the example you set for us all. #veteransday

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Happy #NationalCupcakeDay! We hope your sight is set on something sweet.

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10 Foods That Are Good for Your Eyes https://www.webmd.com/eye-health/ss/slideshow-eyes-sight-foods

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month.

People with diabetes are more likely to develop blinding eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts. Yet recent studies have revealed low awareness of the issue among many people at higher risk for diabetes. With the findings signaling that many Americans may not be defending themselves against diabetes-related vision loss, the American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages those with diabetes to take proactive steps to protect their vision.

Your vision and health have never been more important! Schedule an eye exam today.

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Get the most from your vision benefits before they expire! The year is quickly closing and so is your chance to maximize your benefits and flex spending. Don't leave money on the table, and give your eyes some love! Call or schedule an appointment online.

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Have a safe and #HappyHalloween!

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Today is #FirstRespondersDay and we thank the heroes who are first on the scene of emergencies. This day is all about showing appreciation for those who risk their lives to save others.

10/22/2021

We are proud to announce that our new website is live! We are excited to provide a better online experience including:

- In-depth articles on vision health
- Our monthly blog on news and health topics
- Quick online form to request an appointment
- Patient forms & More

Visit the site here: https://eyecarespecialtiesctx.com/south-towne/

We look forward to seeing you again.

It's now easier to contact Dr. Manish Patel & Associates. 10/21/2021

It's now easier to contact Dr. Manish Patel & Associates.

It's now easier to contact Dr. Manish Patel & Associates.

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Get the most from your vision benefits before they expire! The year is quickly closing and so is your chance to maximize your benefits and flex spending. Don't leave money on the table, and give your eyes some love! Call or schedule an appointment online.

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5353 W HWY 290 STE 102
Austin, TX
78735

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday 9am - 1pm

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