Custom Wavefront LASIK, accomodating Lens Implants and Refractive surgery
Wife - Elizabeth, Daughters- Caroline and Catherine
DR. TOM WALTERS
Dr. Tom Walters is the most experienced eye surgeon in central Texas, specializing in LASIK surgery and cataract surgery with premium lens implant surgery for vision without glasses from near to far. Austin-area doctors and their patients choose Dr. Walters as their consulting surgeon more often than any other, benefiting from his unmatched expertise of having performed more than 35,000 surgical procedures. As a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr Walters is repeatedly recognized with awards including one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists by the Consumers’ Research Council and the Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists, one of the Top Refractive Eye Surgeon by the Austin Business Journal, and a Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly Magazine.
As an internationally recognized expert in the field of cataract and refractive surgery, Dr. Walters is an active leader in developing new advancements in ophthalmic technology. With a dedication to the highest-quality surgical results, Dr. Walters offers the iLASIK Technology Suite for his LASIK patients, the exclusive combination of Intralase and Advanced CustomVue technologies. This all-laser LASIK system provides Dr. Walters’ patients the safest and most technologically advanced corneal refractive surgery in the world. As Austin’s most experienced cataract and implant surgeon, Dr. Walters has been selected by Premier Surgeon publication as a leading innovator in the field of cataract and intraocular lens implant surgery.
Trusted more often than any other to lead the development and advancement of ophthalmic science, Dr. Walters has served as principal investigator for over 200 FDA-approved research studies. His dedication to excellence contributes to the continued development of advanced surgical techniques in cataract and lens surgery with new technology, astigmatism correcting and multifocal lens implants, LASIK and ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. These advanced innovations are used to better treat eye conditions including cataracts, near and far sightedness, astigmatism, or just problems reading without glasses.
With a reputation earned for achieving outstanding surgical results, Dr. Walters is often chosen to launch new ophthalmic technologies and to mentor eye doctors regarding the application of new surgical techniques, devices and pharmaceuticals. Dr. Walters was the first doctor in Texas to implant the FDA-approved Restor multifocal lens implant, enabling cataract and refractive lens patients to be glasses free for both near and far vision. Dr. Walters continues to play an active role of instructing and mentoring other ophthalmologist in the application of new ophthalmic innovations and holds consulting and advisory positions with global ophthalmic companies. Dr. Walters is the Medical Director of Eye LASIK Austin, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and member of the American Board of Ophthalmology.