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About Luxe Vision Care 

At Luxe Vision Care, each member of our vision care team is selected by Dr. Angela Blanchard, O.D. based upon his or her experience, professional demeanor, and dedication to providing personalized care to our optometry patients.

Our entire Austin optometry staff is committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of each and every patient. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointment times that meet your needs. Our knowledgeable staff at Luxe Vision Care will work with you to help you understand your vision insurance coverage and provide financial alternatives to ensure you get the best vision care possible.

We know that you have a choice when it comes to Austin optometry, so we strive to provide comprehensive eye exams, a great selection of glasses, and personalized care.


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Meet Austin Optometrist, Dr. Angela Blanchard, O.D.

Dr. Angela Salas Blanchard, O.D. is excited to expand Luxe Vision Care + Optical from its original location. After practicing for thirteen years in Sunset Valley, Austin, Texas, Dr. Blanchard is opening a second location of her optometry practice, along with her first optical studio, in Bee Cave, Texas.

Dr. Angela Blanchard did her undergraduate study for a Bachelor's of Science from the University of Florida, and earned her Doctorate of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2004. She did extensive internships throughout South Florida and in Atlanta, GA before relocating to Austin, TX in 2005. Since then, she has enjoyed growing her primary eye care practice, building relationships in the South Austin community, and has developed a love for everything Austin. The new location in Bee Cave will offer clinical services, as well as optical fitting and dispensing. Dr. Blanchard’s passion for patient care drives this growth, aspiring to help patients optimize their visual needs while ensuring eye health and wellness.

In her free time, Dr. Blanchard loves spending time with family, community, and being involved in service. She is happily married and stays busy with her two sons, who are active in LTYA sports. She enjoys being on Lake Travis, taking runs and bike rides, and relaxing with friends and neighbors.


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Lead Optician, Austin Krecz

A native Texan, born and raised in Austin, Texas, Austin Krecz is an award winning virtuoso musician, former business owner and medical professional. He is the proud father of his ten year old son Jude. He enjoys the Texas heat and loves swimming! He is dedicated to helping those in need, meeting all of his patients needs and putting a smile on all the faces he comes across.


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Practice Coordinator & Ophthalmic Technician, Cynthia Mercado

Cynthia has a passion for all aspects of patient care. Currently she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. She enjoys providing for the needs of patients, helping with insurance benefits and assisting patients with their vision care. In her spare time, Cynthia enjoys going to the park with her two daughters, studying for classes and relaxing while binge watching shows on Netflix. 


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Originally from Turkey, Gigi has been an Austinite for over 25 years. She worked for many years as a prestige sales manager in the beauty industry. She enjoys providing exceptional client services, delivering operational excellence and using her skills to optimize patient care and optical needs. Gigi has a passion for painting and traveling around the world with her husband.


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Office Manager, Jennifer Vara

Jennifer has been in the eye care industry for over 14 years and has worked alongside Dr. Angela Blanchard, OD for over 12 years. As the office manager, she strives to make everything run as smooth as possible, from insurance verification to billing and scheduling, among many other patient interactions. Jennifer obtained her massage therapy license in July 2017 and loves to offer travel massage sessions in her free time. She also loves spending time with her family and lives by the golden rule of life, "treat others as you would like to be treated".



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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Luxe Vision Care

Monday:

10:00am

6:00pm

Tuesday:

10:00am

6:00pm

Wednesday:

10:00am

6:00pm

Thursday:

10:00am

6:00pm

Friday:

10:00am

6:00pm

Saturday:

10:00am

3:00pm

Sunday:

Closed

Hours may vary due to holidays

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Testimonial

  • "I have been a patient of Dr. Angela Blanchard for several years. Her professionalism and that of her staff is an experience I'd recommend highly!"
    Mike C. Austin, TX

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