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Dr. Katie Kaufman | Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Katie Kaufman, O.D. was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. After one year at Wichita State on a cheerleading scholarship she transferred to the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.

Dr. Kaufman - Licensed Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Kaufman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry. She then completed a year of extensive internships at Sharp Eye Consultants in San Antonio, Lakeline Vision in Austin and the University Eye Institute in Houston before beginning her career in Austin, TX.

Dr. Kaufman is a licensed Therapeutic Optometrist and an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association and the Central Texas Optometric Society.

In her free time, Dr. Kaufman enjoys swimming, wakeboarding, reading, traveling, watching Longhorn football and spending time with her husband, Jonah, her new son Maxwell and two dogs Chance and Rylee.

 

Elizabeth Combs | Optometric Assistant

A true Austinite, Elizabeth has lived in the Austin area since she was 2 years old! She grew up in Cedar Park and in 2007, graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin.

She has been working in the Optical field for about 4 years and has discovered a true passion for addressing patient concerns and tailoring each appointment to the needs of the individual.

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys reading, running and playing recreational sports, like softball and kickball, with her friends.

 

Lupita Garza | Head Optician

One of the first things you will notice about Lupita is her friendly smile and willingness to help! She has a love for glasses and a passion for helping people look and feel good wearing them. She is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to making lenses and, in particular, using the latest advances in digital lens technology. Additionally, she can work magic on a broken or damaged frame!

Lupita has been working as an Optician for over 20 years and her experience is evident in selecting the perfect size, shape and color frame for any face! When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her children and grandchildren.

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Good Morning! Hope you all had a great weekend!! Check out Krystal in her new SALT frames. The blonde tortoise goes perfect with her blonde hair! We love the look! :)

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July 3, 2014 at 1:54 pm

Hey Friends! We hope you enjoy your long weekend and stay safe!! Just a reminder, we will be closed all day tomorrow and will reopen Monday morning. Happy 4th of July!!!

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We are SO excited to show Gracelyn off in her new pair of #TOMS glasses! Not only does she look adorable and see clearly but she can also feel good about giving the gift of sight to someone in need! #winwin

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May 30, 2014 at 9:44 am

Happy Friday, FB! We will be closing a little early today, around 12:30pm. Let us know if we can help with anything before then. Otherwise, have a great weekend!! :)

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Add some color to your summer with these red Tom Ford sunglasses!

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Did we mention we are excited about adding TOMS eyewear!? Check out these fun designs!

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Susan's new OGI frame is a beautiful tortoise shell with red temples! Sure to get lots of compliments! :)

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Facebook IconMay 19, 2014 at 10:25 am

Good Monday Morning, FB!! We are excited to announce we have added a new line of eyewear! TOMS, known for their shoes, also has an awesome collection of glasses and sunglasses! For every pair purchased, TOMS will help give the gift of sight to a person in need. How cool is that? Come by and check them out!

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Facebook IconMay 14, 2014 at 10:31 am

Want something different this summer? We have new #RayBan sunglasses with a velvet-finished frame and mirrored lenses! We're calling it the fuzzy frame. :)

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Facebook IconMay 12, 2014 at 9:30 am

Good morning, FB! We are pretty excited to show off Jesse and his new Prodesign frame with neon yellow accents! Perfect for summer, this frame also comes in neon blue and green! :)

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Facebook IconMay 9, 2014 at 12:50 pm

Happy Friday, FB Friends! Tell me this is not the cutest Ray Ban model you have ever seen?!

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Facebook IconApril 10, 2014 at 11:39 am

Chris is wearing a new frame by ECO that you have to try on to really appreciate! This light-weight, smooth frame is made from recycled, bio-based material, giving it a unique 'feel'. Stop in and try this frame on to feel the difference!

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Facebook IconApril 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

Lezlie's new MODO frames are a gorgeous, dark green that perfectly compliment her green eyes! Beautiful!!

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We love SALT frames and this is just another reason why. Cody's new SALT frames are just enough bold with a classic, simple look that will never go out of style!

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Facebook IconApril 10, 2014 at 10:53 am

Check out Prodesign's new colorful frames, just in time for summer! The neon accent lines in the front and on the temple makes the frame pop with your choice of color. Pretty cool!:)

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Facebook IconMarch 7, 2014 at 11:11 am

Happy, HAPPY birthday, Dr. Kaufman!!!! We hope you have an awesome day!!! :)

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Facebook IconMarch 3, 2014 at 11:38 am

Amorie was all smiles picking up her new Rayban glasses. Looking that cute, it's hard not to smile back! :)

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Facebook IconFebruary 27, 2014 at 5:06 pm

Not only is he handsome and sophisticated but environmentally-conscious, too! Maxwell is modeling a children's frame from our ECO line. For every frame purchased, this company plants a tree! :)

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Facebook IconFebruary 26, 2014 at 5:35 pm

Mary and Cullen each selected frames from our OGI line and we think they look pretty awesome! Especially together :)

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Michelle's new Prodesign frame is a perfect blend of purples and reds. Very pretty!

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Facebook IconFebruary 26, 2014 at 3:50 pm

Erik said he would never have picked up this gray and orange Prodesign frame if it weren't for our Optician, Lupita insisting he try it on. Turns out he loves it! :)

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February 26, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Findings from a 2010 study by the College of Optometrists reported that 86% of adults valued sight more than any other sense.

What are you doing to protect your vision?

If it's been more than a year since your last eye exam it's time to see the expert staff at Westlake Eyecare - call and make your appointment today!

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January 31, 2014 at 11:49 am

Happy Friday, FB Friends!! We will be closing up a little bit early today! If you need anything in the next 30 minutes or so, let us know. Otherwise, we will be back to normal business hours on Monday! :) Have a great weekend!!

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