Central Texas Eye Center

One of the Top

Eye Care Centers in Texas

Proudly serving the eyes of Texas since 1970.

We are committed first and foremost to the idea that every patient should be treated with compassion and fairness. Our physicians are board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and our sub-specialists are fellowship trained at quality institutions in the United States.

Advancements in eye care are happening at a rapid pace. At Central Texas Eye Center, we believe that bringing the latest diagnostic technologies to our patients is about more than being the best – it’s about delivering the best. As leaders in the field, we always strive to deliver optimal eye care services to suit the needs of our diverse patient base. We are continuously making investments in new training opportunities for our staff and technological equipment to improve our facilities and services.

Experienced Physicians
Personalized Treatment
Quality Eye Care
Unique Eyewear

Insurance We Accept

Insurance plan acceptance varies by doctor. Please confirm your coverage with one of our team members when scheduling.

Insurance Plans We Accepted:

AARP – Supplement · Aetna · Aetna MC Advantage · Allied Benefit Systems · Allsavers (UHC) network · Assurant Health · Automated Benefits Services (ABS) · BCBS of Texas PPO Commercial · Boon-Chapman · Care Improvement Plus · Cigna · Coventry · Fed BCBS of TX · First Health · GEHA/UHC – Primary Insurance · GEHA First Health · GEHA secondary to MC · Golden Rule/ UHC PPO · Group Pension Administrators · Group Resources · Group Resources PHCS · GWH Cigna · Healthsmart · Humana Choice Care PPO · Humana MC ERS · Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (Coventry) · Medi Share- PHCS · Medicaid Traditional only · Medicare Part B · Meritain Health · Oxford Health plan /UHC network · Rail Road Medicare · Smart Health Ascension program/Seton · Tricare Prime, (authorization required) · Tricare Standard · Tricare Select · UHC Group Medicare Advantage · UHC HealthSelect – State employee plan · UMR · United Health Integrated services

Vision Plans Accepted by our Optometrist:

· VSP · Spectera · Superior · EyeMed · Davis Vision

Additionally, while we strive to keep this list as up to date as possible, if you do not see your insurance provider listed, that does not necessarily mean we do not accept your plan. Again, please call 512-353-1300.

We believe that quality eye care should be available to everyone. That’s why we’ve made it easy to get the vision care you need through affordable financing.

We accept cash, check, credit cards and HSA or FSA credit cards. If you need to finance your elective procedure, we offer flexible payment options to patients in good standing. 

Our counselors will be pleased to work with you during your appointment to help you select a payment plan that meets your budget needs.

Quality Eye Care

Joshua K. Hu, M.D.

Jonathan C. Welch, M.D.

James E. Pickett, M.D.

Amenze Osa Oriaifo, M.D.

Tamatha Tomeff, O.D.

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CTEC is your best option for independent eyewear. Our certified opticians can assist in styling you in your next pair of glasses and helping you choose which lenses suite your needs. Our independent frame designers include:

SALT. , Anne et Valentin, Face a Face, Ahlem, Mykita, Barton Perreira, Modo, Mo, Krewe, and more…

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Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00

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