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from Routine to Specialized

Why Choose South Texas Eye Institute?

Our eye doctors have been treating patients in the San Antonio area for over 25 years. We offer high quality, compassionate, customer care in Ophthalmology and Refractive Surgery with many English and Spanish speaking staff and doctors.

We promise to provide the most advanced laser, surgical and medical eye care in a compassionate, personal manner.

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How We Can Help.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality Ophthalmology services in a setting that is attractive to patients of all ethnic and educational backgrounds, that is cost effective, and meets the needs of the San Antonio community.

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LASIK

Tired of glasses & contacts? Using advanced laser vision correction technology, our skilled surgeons can perform various refractive surgery techniques to better improve your vision, and are proud to offer high-quality vision correction treatments in San Antonio.

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Cataract

Life is too good to miss because of clouded vision! The doctors at our ophthalmology practice in San Antonio have treated cataracts for many years. Our experience and use of state-of-the-art-technology makes us a clear choice for cataract surgery.

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Cornea

The cornea is the clear dome-shaped layer at the very front of the eye. It covers the pupil and the colored iris. Our team of eye doctors offer innovative treatments for multiple cornea conditions including corneal abrasions, cataracts, infections, and dry eye.

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Eye Exams

To maintain good vision and to keep your eyes healthy, it is important to have routine eye exams. For those with stable vision and without any eye disease, having routine eye exams every two years is important.

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Medical Eye Care

Unlike a routine vision exam, a comprehensive medical eye care looks into the overall health of your eyes for visual impairments from macular degeneration, glaucoma, and/or cataracts.

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Cosmetic

Do you want a more youthful appearance, or have droopy, saggy eyes been blocking your vision? Learn more about oculoplastic surgeries such as surgical ptosis correction and blepharoplasty.

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Our Doctors

Certified Expert Care for Your Eyes

Our staff is focused on delivering the best eye care possible for our patients. Dr. Lisa Martén is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology with advanced fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. With her depth of experience, read why hundreds of patients in San Antonio have trusted Dr. Martén and our team with their eye health needs.

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Testimonials & Reviews

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They are professionals from the front office to the back! Dr Marten is a fantastic doctor with a lot of passion for what she does and it shows in the quality of her work!!!! She gave me my vision back !!! I had both eyes done and I'm 20/15!! Thanks to God!! And Dr Marten and staff!! You can't put a price on that!!! Recommend it 100%!!!!

- David K.
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The service is exceptional. Dr Marten is an amazing doctor. She helped me with an eye injury a few years ago and so I trusted her to carry out my LASIK procedure recently. Dr Marten and the team have done a great job and my vision is better than when I had glasses before the surgery. I would highly recommend South Texas Eye Institute.

- Sandra G.
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South Texas Eye Institute has provided the best Ophthalmology experience I have ever received!! Dr. Lisa Martén was thorough and extremely knowledgeable. She truly cares about her patients and I can confidently place my trust in her for superior quality eye care. The staff is also very friendly and welcoming. I will definitely be a lifetime customer!

- Noel M.
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Active in the Community

We have a long history of giving back to the communities where we live and work. Our values support building safer, stronger, and better educated communities.

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Experts in San Antonio LASIK

Are you seeking a qualified LASIK surgeon in San Antonio? If so, we provide advanced LASIK surgery with a track record of excellent outcomes. Our patients are typically very happy after surgery and have wonderful outcomes. Our state-of-the-art LASIK technology enables our eye doctors to perform at the highest level. Feel free to request information from our LASIK pricing form to get more information on the affordability of LASIK at South Texas Eye Institute. We aim to make LASIK prices reasonable for all our patients and we can even extend special patient financing options. Our medical director, Dr. Lisa Marten, would like to take a moment to invite you to our practice for a LASIK consultation to help you better understand what LASIK or refractive surgery could do for your vision. Improving vision and getting great LASIK results is the main priority at this eye care practice.

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