Ophthalmology in austin

Dr. Makkouk of Austin Eye Center

Dr. Fuad Makkouk


Fuad Makkouk, MD, practices ophthalmology in Austin, Texas. He is fellowship trained in retinal surgery from Yale University. Dr. Makkouk and the team at Austin Eye Center provide cutting-edge ophthalmologic care in a patient-centered Boutique setting.

Using the most innovative techniques in retinal surgery, including laser treatments and intravitreal injections, Dr. Makkouk provides individualized treatment for patients ages 17 and older.

Dr. Makkouk’s Journey

Dr. Makkouk’s path to ophthalmology began right in Austin, when he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with high honors and a degree in biochemistry. He went on to earn his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas, before finishing an internship at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Educational Background

Dr. Makkouk completed his residency at UTMB, where he was named ophthalmology chief resident. He then returned to Yale University as a vitreoretinal surgery fellow and clinical instructor. His special interests span a wide range of ophthalmologic problems, including macular degeneration, retinal detachment, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy.

Expert Leader

As leader in his field, He is committed to medical excellence and community service. His many accomplishments include being a Clinical Instructor at Yale University, and receiving awards for citizenship and leadership from UTMB. Dr. Makkouk has published numerous research papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at various conferences across the United States.

What our patients are saying

What our patients are saying

Dr. Makkouk welcomes new and existing patients to Austin Eye Center.

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