Vision Oddity: Watery Eyes Could Mean Dry Eye

Your eyes have a protective tear film layer that helps nourish and lubricate your eyes. If the combination of water, mucin, oil, proteins, growth factors and antibodies become out of balance, you may develop dry eye. When this occurs, your eyes may try to compensate for this lack of lubrication by producing more tears. This… Read More

Migraines? Droopy Eyelids? Turn to Oculoplastics Specialists for Help.

At Westlake Eye Specialists, we not only provide superior vision care through procedures like LASIK, cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, diabetic eye care, dry eye relief and more; we also have specialists on staff that offer oculoplastics procedures: Botox injections to prevent chronic migraine headaches Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty and ptosis surgery) Eyelid biopsies and reconstruction Botox… Read More

The Only Source for Neuro-Ophthalmology in Hays County

Neuro-ophthalmology is a combination of the fields of neurology and ophthalmology that is used to treat visual problems that stem from the nervous system. If you live in Hays County, Westlake Eye Specialists is the only practice in the area that offers this type of treatment. Dr. Natalie Stanciu is a board certified eye physician… Read More

Is Glaucoma Silently Stealing Your Vision?

If you cannot remember the last time you had an eye exam, it’s safe to say you are long overdue for a check. Even if you are not experiencing any vision problems, there are certain serious conditions that have no early symptoms. Glaucoma is one of those conditions. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes… Read More

Liberate Your Eyes from a Cloudy, Blurry, Dull Haze

Our eyes are always changing. Even if you’ve had perfect vision your entire life, as you grow older you become more susceptible to getting cataracts. In fact, 70% of people over age 75 have age-related cataracts. This vision condition is caused by the build-up of natural proteins on the eye’s lens. Think of this build-up… Read More