Big City Expertise, Small Town Service

This practice is committed first and foremost to the idea that every patient should be treated with compassion and fairness. Our employees are hired only when we feel that they will treat our patients in this manner.

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Newly Remodelled Optical Shop

Please excuse our mess as we remodel the San Marcos Optical Shop. We hope you like the new changes we are making to our San Marcos location.

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Optical Shop

James Zurovec heads our optical shop located in the San Marcos office. James has been an optician for 41 years.


Contact Lenses

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We offer in-office fitting of contact lenses of all sorts. Central Texas Eye Center offers a large selection of ...



We have an Argon Laser available in the San Marcos Office. This laser is used to treat certain forms of ...



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Pediatric Eye Care at Central Texas Eye Center will provide comprehensive eye exams for our Pediatric patients ...


Visual Fields

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Central Texas Eye Center is proud to offer the latest version of the Humphrey automated visual field ...


Retina Surgery

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Four different vitreoretinal surgeons see patients regularly in our office. Our physicians are experienced ...


Oculoplastic Surgery

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Dr. Vikram D. Durairaj is an oculoplastic surgeon who specializes in functional and cosmetic repair of eyelid ...



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Dr. Russell Hayhurst is a specialist with fellowship training in glaucoma, sees glaucoma patients in our ...



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Our fellowship trained corneal specialist, Dr. George Thorne, sees patients in our office at this time. He is one of the ...


Other Services

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We provide top-quality services to treat a range of eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, macular...


Patient Stories

It was by far the most informative eye doctor visit I've ever had. I highly recommend Dr. Cole and Central Texas Eye Center.

~ Frank / Kyle office

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Latest News

July is UV Safety Awareness Month

Jul 20 | 2016
For most people, protection from the sun during the summer means a whole lot of SPF 30 and maybe a t-shirt over their bathing suit, but there is another important organ that needs to be considered during your fun in the sun. Every time you step outside, you are putting your eyes at risk for
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April Is Sports Eye Safety Month!

Apr 05 | 2016
If you play a sport like racquetball, you understand the importance of good eye protection. Unfortunately, many people are unaware that they can injure their eyes while playing a variety of other, supposedly less dangerous sports. April is Sports Eye Safety Month, to help increase public awareness of wearing protective eyewear when participating in team
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February is low vision awareness month

Feb 02 | 2016
With people in the United States living longer, eye diseases and vision loss have become major public health concerns. Currently, 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, this number is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision
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