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Our Optometrists

Come meet the Austin eye doctors at Westlake TSO. Our Austin eye care specialists, Dr. Kamnetz and Dr. Summers, are experts at comprehending the nuances of the human eye, as well as disorders and challenges that impact your eyesight—which often do not have clear signs. Austin optometrists understand that for people of all ages, risk factors and age affect how you see over time, and they know the underlying characteristics and upside of corrective lenses such as contact lenses and eyeglass lenses.

Meet Your Local Austin Eye Doctors:

Our Austin eye care professionals are happy to review your eye exam results with you, delve into your choices and hear your eye care requirements. We anticipate your questions and look forward to your telling us your health history, as part of our joint effort to build an ongoing partnership with the goal of maintaining your good eye health. As such, we believe this is critical to tracking, assessing and addressing possible vision issues.

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Dr. Gregg Kamnetz

Dr. Gregg Kamnetz's undergraduate work was completed at Valparaiso University in Indiana where he later pursued optometry school at Indiana University. From that point on, Dr. Kamnetz has spent the next 25 years working as an optometrist in Austin, TX. In 2007, after 15 years of practice at his Barton...
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Dr. Melissa Poppenhusen

Dr. Melissa Poppenhusen is a native Texan, born and raised in Houston. She discovered her love for Austin, Texas during her time at The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor where she earned her degree in Cellular Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She then completed her Doctorate of Optometry at The...
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Dr. Jimmy Yuan

Dr. Jimmy Yuan is an optometric glaucoma specialist that has been serving the greater Austin area. He firmly believes in the benefits of preventive eye care and aims to improve his patients' vision through simple lifestyle changes. Dr. Yuan graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry where he...

Meet Your Local Austin Eye Care Team:

Our outstanding, Austin eye care staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our friendly receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.

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Erika

Erika started at our office in 2007 as a part-time employee. She returned to us in 2011, after completing her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and takes pride in her role as Office Manager. With a keen sense of time management and the ability to delegate tasks efficiently, Erika’s main...
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Dana

Originally from Racine, WI, Dana moved to the Austin area 8 years ago. Since starting here in the office, her role has evolved from optician, to lab manager and now she is heading the Contact Lens Department and working alongside Erika as Assistant Manager. Her ability to learn these positions...
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Kaitlynn

Kaitlynn hails from Dallas TX. Currently a 3rd year student at UT, she plans on becoming a physician assistant. In her free time, she enjoys going to events with her sorority, practicing makeup, shopping, and cheering on the Longhorns at football games. She has a lovable pooch, a partially blind...
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Shanae

Shanae is new to the Optometry field and is showing promise as our lead Lab Technician. She also helps with frame purchasing for the office. Shanae brings a fresh eye and a friendly smile from years of working in the aviation and customer service industries. In her spare time, she...
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Daisy

Daisy is our lovable, super cute, TSO Westlake Mascot!! This bundle of joy is a seven years young half shitzu, have poodle mix. Her favorite activities include playing with her balls, lounging in her chair, and giving lots of sweet kisses. Daisy is an Austin native who enjoys some of...