Optometry, Tailor Made for Austin, Texas
Optometrists: What Are They Good For?
It seems like there are a ton of just-as-good optometry clinics all over town. Why should I see ALVS as any better than all the others?
The optometrist team you go with will be able to take great care of your family’s sight if they possess:
- From-experience, seasoned expertise on the function and form of eyes at all ages
- Top-of-the-line, cutting edge Optometry-Industry diagnostic equipment and capability
- A real open mind and ear for your lifestyle, goals, and concerns. For your vision-care plan to “stick,” it must fit into your daily life, without disruption.
Ocular Peace of Mind
Dr. Drees, Dr. Albrecht, and Dr. Schaper hold nearly 50 years of optometric experience. And what comes with this experience is the calm confidence of true expertise. Our ALVS optometry team is committed to the long-term, to patients for life, and to maximally preventative optical care. For you, this translates to doctors that leverage the very best digital technologies, listen to their patients, and don’t act smarter or better than their patients.
Dr. Adam Drees
Dr. Drees is board certified by the American Board of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Oklahoma Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association, and past President of the Central Texas Optometric Society. He is past Chairman of the Board for the Westlake Chamber of Commerce as well as President of the Kansas State Austin Alumni Catbackers. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Dr. Amy Stevens-Drees, daughter Bellamy, and Cairn Terrier, Beatrice. Hobbies include snow skiing, hunting, and “anything on the water!”
Dr. Catherine Albrecht
Dr. Albrecht is a certified Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist who enjoys practicing all forms of optometry, as well as providing her patients with excellent, personable care. A member of the Texas Optometric Association and American Optometric Association, Dr. Albrecht also loves spending time with her family and friends, catching the latest movie, and of course Longhorn football. She enjoys running, swimming, and exploring all the different areas of Austin!
Dr. Mark Schaper
Dr. Schaper graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1977. He moved to Austin in 1981 and has practiced at this location since 1987. Dr. Schaper has over 37 years in the field of optometry and specializes in Family eyecare and contact lenses. Away from work he enjoys backyard gardening and reading. Family time includes wife Gina, children Stacy and Greg, and three grandchildren.
Thorough Eye Exams Are Just The Beginning…
At Anderson Lane Vision Source, we can provide the eye care you need. On this page, please find some of the key vision-care services we proudly offer.
If you’re not sure whether we have what you need (or if you’re just fed up reading websites!), don’t hesitate to reach out to us at (512) 451-6586.
Our cheerful, professional staff will be happy to answer your questions, let you know if we’re the right fit, and if we’re not, point you in the direction of the best local optical doctor for your circumstances.
Thanks for checking us out!
The most common “pleasant surprise” we hear about at ALVS is after our thorough, preventative, comfort-minded eye exams. Because of our investment in advanced digital equipment, and our unswerving commitment to the comfort and peace-of-mind of our patients, adult and child patients alike end up commenting, “I used to dislike going to the optometrist, but not any more!” We predict that you’ll be pleasantly surprised, too.
During and after your eye exam, you can expect Dr. Drees and Dr. Schaper’s curiosity, anticipation of your needs and concerns, and energetic commitment to the best interests of your visual health, combined with your life-needs.
We hope to have the opportunity to serve you and your family soon! Please read on for further details on some of the more common types of examinations folks come in for.
Just a Few of ALVS’s Optometric Offerings:
Comprehensive Eye Exams:
Learn more about what problems can be spotted with an eye exam, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.
Pediatric Eye Exams:
Early identification of a child’s vision problem is crucial.
Dry Eye Treatment:
Dry eyes result from the chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, which can cause minor irritations, an inability to wear contact lenses and an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections.
LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management:
If you’re ready for an alternative to glasses and/or contacts look to us for co-management of LASIK, cataract, and other ocular surgery.
Austin Eye Allergies:
Eye allergies often appear during seasonal changes, but your eye doctor can help relieve the symptoms with practical treatments.
Management of Ocular Diseases:
Including Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Cataracts.
Your Diabetic Eye Exam:
Anyone who was diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes requires an additional test for their eye exam.
We use the most up-to-date technology to ensure the best eye care possible. Learn about the different types of tests and equipment you may experience on a visit to Anderson Lane Vision Source.
Eye Emergencies (Pink/Red Eyes):
Did you know your optometrist can help you with red eyes, pink eye, or sore eyes, foreign body removal and eye emergencies?
Eye Lash Enhancements:
We offer brand-name eye-lash enhancements for longer, thicker lashes.
Come & See Us
We are grateful to have the privilege of serving the eyes of Austin, Texas. We know there are many fine optometrists here in ATX, and our entire optical team is humbled at being entrusted with the eye care of so many Austinites.
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us! Feel free to give us a call at (512) 451-6586 if you have any questions, or think it’s time to set up an appointment. One of our courteous staff members will be happy to speak with you.
To your vision,