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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.


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...

Dr. Melissa Poppenhusen


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.



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...


Tasha moved to Austin 4 years ago from El Paso, TX. She’s been in the eye industry for over 10 years. Before coming to us, she worked along side an ophthalmologist, where she had the honor of assisting in various types of eye surgeries. Working in both optometry and ophthalmology...


Originally from Racine, WI, Dana moved to the Austin area almost 7 years ago. New to the optical field, she has quickly learned the role of both optician and lab manager. Her ability to learn these positions and adapt has proven her to be a great asset to our practice....


Hailing from El Paso, but new to Austin, Tanya has been in the optometric industry for 13 years. She graduated from the Optometric Technology Program at the College of Southern Nevada in 2010. Since entering the field, she has worked in several different roles, including optician, technician and scribe. She...


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...