Stephen B. Whiteside, MD



LasikPlus Vision Center
The Arboretum Center
9705 Research Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78759
(866) 724-6033


Dr. Stephen B. Whiteside



Stephen B. Whiteside, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in refractive surgery. He has been performing laser vision correction since 2003. He is an experienced eye surgeon who has performed more than 17,000 LASIK procedures on patients from the Austin and South Texas region, including those with vision intensive occupations, such as doctors, firemen, policemen, and athletes. As a former Lieutenant Commander, Naval Flight Surgeon, he learned firsthand the magnitude and importance of committing to a high degree of attention to detail, as well as the true significance of personal and professional integrity. He stays on the cutting edge of new advancements in eye care and has published numerous articles about his research. He is routinely invited to lecture to other eye surgeons and has co-produced a number of videos to educate other surgeons about new surgical techniques. He also serves as an investigator in FDA trials related to new advancements in glaucoma treatment. He feels strongly about the importance of quality of vision and focuses on providing optimal vision for each patient.

Each patient receives a unique combination of comprehensive surgeon training and experience, along with the best laser technology, a fifteen-year history of excellent vision stability, ultimate affordability, and the most extensive selection of financing plans. LasikPlus was one of the first providers to offer LASIK surgery in the United States, and their surgeons have performed more than 800,000 surgeries.

On the job or off the clock, your vision is your most trusted partner. You could have 20/20 vision with LasikPlus. It's simple, affordable, and frees you from the confines and restrictions of glasses or contacts. Your eyes are your most important tool in serving the greater good. LasikPlus could help you be your best.

To determine if you are a candidate for Austin LASIK surgery, call (866) 724-6033 to schedule a free consultation.

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More About LASIK Austin Surgery

Each patient is examined and evaluated carefully. Two excimer laser platforms are available for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism: the VISX Star S4 and Allegretto WaveLight. Each laser is equipped with sophisticated eye-tracking technology to precisely track the eye while the laser changes the corneal shape. The availability of these lasers allows the surgeon to choose the best option for your refractive surgery. In addition to LASIK, he and his medical team offer PRK surgery. Click here for more information on LasikPlus technology.

More About This Surgeon

He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in Austin and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He performed his residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Storm Eye Institute and a research fellowship at the Center for Research for Ocular Therapeutics and Biodevices, both in Charleston, South Carolina. He is an active member in the local and national ophthalmology organizations, including the Texas Ophthalmology Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, International Society of Refractive Surgery, and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

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