Cary S. Labbe, O.D.

Cary Labbe, O.D. Biography

Cary Labbe, O.D.

Specialties:

Cataract Evaluations, Diabetic Eye Exams, Glaucoma Management, Dry Eye Management

Locations:

Texas Eye and Laser Center, Weatherford, TX

Dr. Cary Labbe officially joined the Texas Eye and Laser Center on March 1, 2018. She is certified by the Texas Board of Optometry as a Therapeutic Optometrist and also holds a certification as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist.

Dr. Labbe was born in San Angelo, Texas and attended Texas Tech University. She attended the University of Houston College of Optometry where she received her Bachelor of Science degree with honors in 1975 while also completing the requirements for her Doctor of Optometry degree with honors in 1977. She remained at the University of Houston’s College of Optometry as an Associate Professor from 1977 through January of 1978 when she left to establish her private practice in Mineral Wells, Texas.

Dr. Labbe enjoys managing patients with dry eye, cataracts, diabetes and glaucoma. She especially enjoys guiding patients through their pre and postoperative cataract surgery experience.

Dr. Labbe is married, has three children and six grandchildren. She and her husband, Dan Steele, currently live on the ranch in Graham, Texas. She enjoys art, music, and the theater and loves to read and watch the wildlife.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education:

  • Doctor of Optometry, University of Houston College of Optometry, completed May 1977, with Magna cum Laude honors
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Houston, completed May 1975, with Magna cum Laude honors
  • Undergraduate studies, Texas Tech University, 1971 – 1972, Dean’s Honor Roll

Experience:

  • Therapeutic Optometrist, Texas Eye and Laser Center, March 2018 – present
  • Private practice in Mineral Wells, Texas, 1978 – 2018
  • Associated with a Fort Worth medical eye practice from 1973 until 2002
  • Associate Professor, University of Houston College of Optometry 1977 – 1978

Certifications:

  • Texas Board of Optometry, Optometric Glaucoma Specialist, 2000
  • Texas Board of Optometry, Therapeutic Optometry, 1992
  • Texas Board of Optometry, Optometry, 1977

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Optometric Association, 1977 – present
  • American Optometric Association, Contact Lens Section, Founding Member
  • Texas Optometric Association, 1977 – presents

Honors:

  • Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society
  • Member of Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society – Honorary Academic Fraternity
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