Ophthalmologist Austin | Michael Tschoepe, MD | Westlake Eye

Michael Tschoepe, M.D.

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Retirement Letter to Patients

Austin Ophthalmologist Micheal Tschoepe, M.D.Dr. Tschoepe is an expertly skilled ophthalmologist who specializes in LASIK and other refractive surgeries. His training encompasses a comprehensive array of laser surgeries and treatments for eye diseases. He is dedicated to continuing a high level of eye care and is committed to the application of the safest and newest medical techniques available. Dr. Tschoepe has been practicing ophthalmology for over 28 years and has been performing refractive procedures longer than most ophthalmologists in the San Antonio and Central Texas regions.


  • Medical and surgical glaucoma care
  • Traditional and laser-assisted cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange
  • ReSTOR®, Symfony®, Toric, TECNIS® multifocal and AcrySof ®lens implants
  • Dry eye treatment including LipiFlow®, IPL, PRP, and PROKERA®
  • Monitoring of macular degeneration, corneal disease, and diabetic eye care
  • SLT and CPC lasers, XEN®stent, canaloplasty, trabeculectomy, and Ahmed valve
  • Oculoplastics: blepharoplasty, ptosis repair, Botox, tear duct surgery
  • Routine eye exams
  • Custom, bladeless LASIK and PRK vision correction procedures

Education and Training

  • Medical school: University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, graduated top five
  • Residency and internship: San Antonio

Professional Accomplishments

  • Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Texas Ophthalmological Association, Texas Medical Association, San
  • Antonio Society of Ophthalmology (SASO) and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Served as President of the Corneal County Medical Society
  • Served as Chief of Staff at McKenna Memorial Hospital