Meet Dr. Nelson

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Amber Nelson, O.D.

Dr. Amber Nelson is an optometrist at Bristol Family Eyecare’s Bee Cave and Lakeway—620 practices who prides herself on her ability to connect with patients to individualize their care. A Texas native, she completed her early college education at Texas A&M University, graduating with a degree in biomedical sciences. After being inspired to help others see clearly, she went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry.

Dr. Nelson is passionate about community involvement, and does her part by serving her friends and neighbors with excellent eye care. She’s proven her dedication to her craft starting from when she was a distinguished student, and continuing today. Her achievements include:

  • Magna cum laude graduate — University of Houston College of Optometry

While Dr. Nelson has a passion for all aspects of ocular health, she is especially interested in myopia management because it can help her young patients’ see clearly now, and prevent them from becoming excessively nearsighted in the future. She strives to make eye care fun for her patients because it’s rewarding for her to better their care and their day. Dr. Nelson loves getting to know the people she treats on a deeper level so she can always make their experience easy, comfortable, and engaging.

When she’s not caring for patients, you can find Dr. Nelson playing tennis, snowboarding, or enjoying some spooky fun on ghost tours. Outside the office, she lives with her husband and calico cat, Layla. Dr. Nelson is thrilled to be part of our tight-knit workplace here at Bristol Family Eyecare, and looks forward to serving Lakeway — 620 and Bee Cave patients with personalized eye care that utilizes advanced technology!

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- 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.