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Thank You for Choosing Bristol Family Eyecare,
Proudly Serving the Austin Metro Area

At Bristol Family Eyecare, nearly two decades of experience have taught us that the best eye care starts with outstanding service. Our experienced eye doctors and friendly, caring staff are fully up-to-date on the latest and greatest technology available in order to provide you with the best possible eye care experience.

When they visit either of our three locations in Georgetown, Bee Cave, and Lakeway, patients of all ages can count on comprehensive eye exams, reliable education, designer eyewear options, and quality medical eye evaluations. But perhaps most importantly, you can trust that you’ll come away with a solid foundation for a lifetime of care.

our services in bee cave, georgetown, and lakeway

Over the years we’ve served our community, we’ve learned which services you’re seeking most frequently. So when we make decisions for our practice — whether we’re implementing new technology, continuing education, or adding eye care products to our range of options — we’re thinking about our patients, anticipating what they need from us, and personalizing our care accordingly.

Our Doctors

Dan Bristol, O.D.

Dr. Dan Bristol is an experienced family optometrist with extensive training and a deep focus on patient care. A graduate of the Southern College of Optometry, he went on to train at Wood, Lanier, and Bowman in Jacksonville, FL, as well as the Corpus Christi Naval Hospital in Corpus Christi, TX. He’s since focused on private practice and improving the quality of the patient experience. Dr. Bristol is very active in the world of optometry and is a member of many state and national professional organizations.

Dorothy Lea, O.D.

Dr. Dorothy Lea spent the first part of her career in the advertising industry, but later felt a call to optometry and attended the Southern California College of Optometry. She practiced in Los Angeles, including at the West Los Angeles VA Health Center, before moving to Austin, and has also traveled around the country to gain experience with different patients in different environments. Dr. Lea also speaks Mandarin.

Kayla Kindla, O.D.

Dr. Kayla Kindla is a proud graduate of the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry. Her extensive training at the William V. Chappell Jr. Veterans Outpatient Clinic in Daytona Beach focused highly on medical optometry and eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetes, and dry eye disease, where her passion grew further for managing medical eye conditions. Dr. Kindla is an experienced Therapeutic and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist with deep interest in myopia management and eye disease pathology.

Lori Palmer, O.D.

Dr. Lori Palmer is a licensed optometrist who takes a keen interest in the medical conditions of her patients. Her expert approach to comprehensive eye exams, honed by years of training, is perfect for patients who need care for glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and hypertension. Dr. Palmer also regularly undergoes continuing education to ensure that her patients are receiving the latest advancements in optometric care.

Reviews

- Charles K.

Dr. Bristol is fantastic. Professional and friendly. Takes time to explain things. Never feels rushed. I've been a patient for about 10 years now, and always a good experience. The staff is super friendly, and the huge selection of frames is great.

- Steve A.

Highly recommend

- Lance O.

Our family of six have been patients and fans of Dr. Bristol’s for 15+ years. I’ve been a CRT user for 14 of those years and love the freedom (without surgery.) My wife’s vision has been a moving target for the last ten years but Dan has patiently kept up. Kids are all happy with the service. Most of all we love Dan’s holistic approach screening for a number of potential health issues that can reveal themselves in the health of your eyes.

- Jeff L.

Super service -- as usual and despite to COVID-19 pandemic. It doesn't get any better than this.

- Marlo U.

Always friendly and professional. The front staff and back staff are equally fantastic! They are extremely helpful and very efficient at getting you in and out in a timely fashion. I have found them to be outstanding with follow up care (i.e. frame adjustments, etc.) as well. Overall, a great choice!

- RayATX

Great facility, staff and service. Dr Bristol and team are fast, friendly and knowledgeable. In my experience they are prepared with the upfront insurance plan info so that you understand your covered options throughout the process (no financial surprises ) which I appreciate . The office also has a good selection of frames on hand to roils out the process.

- Thomas C.

Great people, Dr.Lee was fantastic, would recommend to everyone..

The Bristol Family Eyecare Mission

To enrich our patients’ lives through outstanding eye care.

Giving Back to the Community in
and Around Austin

As part of our dedication to playing a part in our patients’ lives, we have always made it a priority to be involved in our community. Bristol Family Eyecare is proud to sponsor the following organizations:

  • Austin Council of the Blind
  • Austin Lake Travis Lions Club
  • Austin Pets Alive
  • Lake Point Elementary Calendar
  • Lake Travis Cavalettes
  • Lake Travis Cheerleading Team
  • Lake Travis Education Foundation
  • Lake Travis High School Debate
  • Lake Travis Lacrosse
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • The Orphan Care Network
  • Prevent Blindness Texas
  • Boy Scout Troop 70
  • Vista Ridge High School Star Steppers
  • West Austin Dance Academy
  • West Lake High School Choir
  • West Lake Project Graduation
  • West Ridge Middle School
  • West Ridge Middle School Orchestra
  • Westlake High School Project Graduation
  • Westlake Hyline Dance Team