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Dr. Dan Bristol

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Dr. Dan Bristol earned his Doctorate of Optometry in 1998, graduating from the Southern College of Optometry. While in school he was inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa academic honor society. During Dr. Bristol's last two years he served as an ambassador for the school. As part of his training he practiced at the prestigious practice of Wood, Lanier, and Bowman in Jacksonville, Florida and at the Corpus Christi Naval Hospital in Texas. He also completed post graduate studies in ocular therapeutics including the management of Glaucoma, attaining the title of Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. He has been in private practice since 1998 and is a member of the American Optometric Society, Texas Optometric Society, Central Texas Optometric Society, American Academy of Optometry, and the Optometric Glaucoma Society. Dr. Bristol also serves on the board of directors for Independent Eye Care Providers of Texas.

Dr. Bristol is licensed by both the Texas Board of Optometry and National Examiners in Optometry. He has lectured as an adjunct instructor for Austin Community College in the areas of Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology.

Dr. Bristol is a member of the Ciba Vision Speakers Bureau and lectures to colleagues in the areas of practice management, coding, glaucoma management, and dry eye syndrome treatment.

Dr. Bristol believes in contributing to the welfare of the community and donates exams for qualifying Austin residents through the Prevent Blindness Texas program. He has also served as a member of the Finance Committee of Sunset Valley, and was an assistant coach of the Lake Travis Wildcats flag football team. Dr. Bristol loves all types of sports and is actively involved in running, sand volleyball, and billiards. When Dr. Bristol has spare time he enjoys playing with his pets, rescue dogs Bismarck and Piper, and his cat Lucy.

Contact Dr. Bristol at dr@bristolfamilyeyecare.com

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With a heavy heart, we are informing you that we have decided to close our office for all care other then for urgent/emergency visits until further notice. This closure is in alignment with the CDC and AOA recommendations for Optometry during the COVID-19 outbreak.

We will continue to monitor our phones and email: admin@bristolfamilyeyecare.com and will respond to you in a timely manner. Dr. Bristol will be available for virtual visits through the app Eyecarelive as well as by appointment for in-office care for emergency needs.

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Staff will be available for product pickup from 9am-1pm for the remainder of this week. Call us when you arrive at the office and we will take your items to the foyer for you to pick up. Unfortunately, we will not be able to do any adjustments to glasses at this time. After Friday 3/27 we will continue to be available for pickup by appointment only.

We understand that you may have missed your yearly appointment and have a need for contact lenses. We are extending contact lens prescriptions for all current patients for an additional 6 months. Just call us at 512-263-3937 and we can get your order placed and shipped directly to your home for free!

If you need glasses at this time, we can remake a pair of glasses from your previous order.

Please understand that we are constantly monitoring this situation and will open our doors to resume business as soon as we are allowed. The health and safety of our patients and our team are of the upmost importance to us.

Sincerely,

Bristol Family Eyecare