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Welcome to First Eye Care Killeen

We're glad you've discovered the official website for First Eye Care Killeen. Whether you're worried about a particular eye and vision problem, you're ready to upgrade your glasses and frames, or you simply want to make sure your family enjoys optimal eyesight for life, you couldn't have a found a better choice. Our optometrist and office team take pride in offering the highest standards of eye and vision care at our offices in Killeen and Salado.

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Get to Know Our Eye Doctor

You probably already have some knowledge of our eye care center, even if you don't immediately recognize the name. We began life as Affordable Eye Care in 1988, and we've continued to expand and evolve in response to the needs of the military post and surrounding areas. You'll definitely want to meet our eye doctor, Dr.Tommy Lucas. A graduate of the Houston College of Optometry, Dr. Lucas is licensed as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist by the Texas Optometry Board.His advanced training, compassionate approach to eye care and involvement with community projects such as Think About Your Eyes make him a tremendous asset to your family's ocular well-being.

Eye Exams, Corrective Lenses and So Much More

You'll be tempted to think of First Eye Care Killeen as "Only Eye Care Killeen" simply because you'll never need to go anywhere else for your primary eye care needs. In addition to our own optometrist, we have access to several distinguished referring doctors for specialized situations. You can count on us for such common services and techniques as:

  • Eye exams - We offer comprehensive eye exams for the whole family. These routine exams are anything but routine in their ability to protect your vision. Our detailed evaluations can catch lurking problems before they can do extensive damage your eyes.
  • Corrective lenses - If your vision could use some help, turn to our clinic. We can craft high-quality eyeglasses, fitting you with a variety of designer frames. We also perform contact lens exams to determine which of our contact lens products best suits your needs.
  • Eye disease care - We can provide treatment and recommendations to help you get the upper hand on eye diseases. In addition to treating acute issues such as conjunctivitis, we can help you with everything from glaucoma and macular degeneration to dry eye.
  • Surgery co-management - If you're pursuing LASIK, cataract removal or some other surgery, we can co=manage your preparations and recovery process to support an optimal result.

Come Visit Us

See what we're all about at First Eye Care Killeen. Call either of our offices or schedule an appointment with us online!

 

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Killeen

Monday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Salado

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet The Optometrist

Learn Who We Are

  • DR. TOMMY LUCAS

    Dr. Thomas A. Lucas, Jr. graduated from Baylor University in 2002 as a Bachelor of Science, with concentrations in Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Lucas then attended the University of Houston College of Optometry, and graduated as a Doctor of Optometry in 2006.

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I love this place. Dr. Lucas and his staff are amazing."
    Zuly D
  • "By far the best fastest service I've ever had..Doctor was very nice and the associates helped and were patient and friendly"
    Kia D
  • "Thank you Dr Lucas and staff for your help and professionalism. Y'all also have the best selection of glasses. My face will be stylish now"
    Monique F
  • "I have been coming to First Eye Care for over 10 years.
    They are an awesome group of people."
    Angela J

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Helpful and Informative Resources

  • Curbing Macular Degeneration

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  • Premature Babies and Vision Problems

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  • What Do Your Eyes Say About Your Health?

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  • Makeup Tips for Sensitive Eyes

    Does your cosmetics make your eyes water and burn? Try these makeup tips for sensitive eyes. ...

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  • How to Clean Your Eyeglasses

    Do you know how to clean your eyeglasses correctly? Take a look a few tips that will keep your specs cleaner. ...

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  • All About Amblyopia

    Amblyopia, also known as lazy eye, is a visual disorder caused by abnormal vision development, often occurring during infancy. Patients with amblyopia have reduced vision in one eye, because it is not working properly in conjunction with the brain. With early detection and proper treatment, loss of ...

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  • All About Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is a serious disorder that can damage the optic nerves of your eyes if left untreated. The optic nerve carries images from your eyes to your brain. If the nerve is damaged, full or partial vision loss can occur. In some cases, people develop glaucoma because the pressure in their eyes begins ...

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  • Binocular Vision: Disorders and Treatment

    For many, the term binocular vision conjures images of super powers or the rare ability to spot objects far away, but having binocular vision simply means having two eyes with which to see. Binocular vision does lend creatures with two eyes advantages over those with only one, such as enhanced vision, ...

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  • Diabetic Retinopathy: What Is It?

    Diabetic retinopathy refers to several eye problems that are characterized by damage to the light-sensitive retina, caused by excessive blood sugar levels. Almost half of Americans with diabetes suffer from some level of diabetic retinopathy. When glucose levels in the blood are not properly controlled, ...

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  • Glaucoma Care: What You Need to Know

    Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, reports the Glaucoma Research Foundation. This common eye condition typically affects older adults, although infants and young adults are also at risk. Fortunately, however, cutting-edge research is improving diagnosis and treatment of this ...

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