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Dr. Jay Bradley

Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery
Lubbock, TX
19 years experience male

Locations

West Texas Eye Associates

Lubbock, TX

Address

West Texas Eye Associates, 5109 80th St, Lubbock, TX, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8067926092

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

BCS Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Cigna

Medicaid

About

Bio

I am a Cornea, Cataract, & LASIK specialist. I currently work at West Texas Eye Associates in Lubbock, TX. Our practice has state-of-the-art technology and a skilled caring staff. We work to provide superior care and provide our patients with a lifetime of superior vision.

Specialties
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Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery

LASIK Surgery

Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

2.2K Answers
94 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Eye pain: Your description is most consistent with migraine disease which would be treated with maxalt (rizatriptan). Your symptoms could also be related to ot... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Itchy rash: The rash could be many things. Has your child had or been vaccinated for chicken pox? I would recommend seeing a pediatrician for further evaluation ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Monovision: You are currently trailing a contact lens to give you monovision (one eye distance, one eye near). It is a common treatment for patients in your scen... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Dark circles: Dark circles under the eyes can be difficult to eliminate. Cool compresses, facials, anti-allergy eye drops or systemic pillls can be of some benefit... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Dry eye or glasses : Although many things can cause eyes to feel strained, the most common issues are dry eye or suboptimal vision due to inadequate glasses/ctl prescript... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Conjunctivitis: Your description sounds like conjunctivitis. This could be due to many causes such as a virus, bacteria, allergies, dry eye, blepharitis, or other is... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
White eyelid dot: A white dot along the eyelid margin is often a blocked oil gland or stye. Treatment is warm compresses and scrubs. If worsens or no improvement, yo... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Yellowish eyes: If you have normal liver function, then the yellowish tint may be normal for you. The color of an individual's white of the eye can vary. Staying hy... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Effective: Ibuprofen is equally effective as compared to votrol but you have to take a higher dose more frequently for same effect.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Retinal tear: If the retinal tear is recent, you should take it easy until your eye doctor confirms that the laser treatment was adequate. After that, there is no ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Medical insurance: Most ophthalmologist bill medical insurance for exams. Your vision insurance can then be used for your glasses and/or contact lenses.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Food: Eating specific foods will not sharpen your eyesight. Foods rich in antioxidants/essential fatty acids/ vitamins/ amino acids/ etc can help prevent o... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Glasses: Someone that is 20/50 may have near-/far-sightedness, astigmatism, or some other eye problem. You need to see an eye doctor for evaluation.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Eye drooping: Eye drooping (ptosis) can be surgically repaired if blocking vision or cosmetically undesirable. Excessive upper eyelid skin can also cause droopines... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Many issues: Decreased or poor vision in one eye, past history of crossed eye with or without survery, eye trauma, neurologic disease, strokes, and many other issu... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Stye: Your description sounds like a stye. I would try warm compresses 3-4 times a day along lid scrubs over-the-counter ocusoft plus. You can also use ar... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Healing time: It will take 1-2 weeks for your vision to return completely to normal.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Yellow eyes: Your description could be related to liver and/or gall bladder issues. See a regular doctor to rule out these issues.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Monovision LASIK : Monovision lasik should be discussed with patients over the age of 45 which wish to have lasik. Monovision allows more spectacle independence but has... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Yes. Lasik is approved and is very effective for far-sightedness (hyperopia).
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Adrenaline reflex: Spicy foods stimulate an adrenaline reflex which causes the mentioned findings. Heart rate also increases.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
None: As far as i know, there are no ocular effects from copper solvent poisoning. Depending on the other components of the solution, there may be some ocu... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Black eyes: Hours to days. Resolving in 1-2 weeks.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Lasik: It is possible but should be considered with caution. You should discuss this during an evaluation with your eye surgeon.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Nystagmus treatment: Most nystagmus is congenital in nature and the only treatment is giving glasses or contact lenses to maximize vision. If it is new onset, it needs to... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Patching: Patching for a lazy eye is most effective prior to 6-8 years old. Some research supports use in older children but the improvements are modest and un... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Headache: If your headache is persisting this length of time, i would recommend seeing an eye and regular doctor as soon as possible. Your description is not s... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
See on/gyn: Go see an ob/gyn doctor and be evaluated. A midwife is not equivalent to their care.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Lasik : Lasik is a painless procedure and would be your best option as long as you are a good candidate otherwise.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Lasik: Lasik is not dangerous in appropriate candidates. It is one of the safest most common elective procedures performed in the U.S.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Maybe: If dry eye is caused by low thryroid levels, then it may resolve with treatment.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Eye irritation: Your description sounds like eye irritation with reflex tearing. The most common causes are dry eye and blepharitis. Try using frequent artificial t... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Viral infection: Your description sounds like a viral infection but since it is persisting you should see a regular doctor to swab your throat to rule out strep.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Nystagmus: Nystagmus can be related to any cause of poor vision in infancy or significant neurologic disease.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Eye burning: Your eyes burn in the morning most likely due to dry eye or blepharitis. Try artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses to y... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Yes. Restasis can be used in conjunction with punctal plugs and is very effective in this scenario. The original fda data did not show benefit when ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
? Chronic sinusitis: Your description sounds like chronic sinusitis. See your regular doctor for further evaluation and treatment.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Probably not: Some eyelash loss over time is normal but it sounds like you are losing more than the expected normal amount. You need to avoid rubbing your lids, no... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Floaters: Floaters are thickenings in the vitreous jelly inside the eye. They are common with age, myopia, inflammation, trauma, and other issues. They are be... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Head cold: Your description sounds like you are having an upper respiratory tract infection or a head cold. See your regular doctor.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Iritis: Depending on the severity of the iritis, it can take several weeks or months for vision to return to normal.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Low risk: This type of injury is not usually significant. If you develop pain or decreased vision, see an eye doctor.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Syphilis : Vdrl is a test for syphilis which can effect the eye.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
No: Decreased vision will not change your level of hearing. You may be more away of auditory stimuli if you become blind though.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Conjunctivitis: Your description sounds like conjunctivitis which is likely bacterial or viral. See your eye doctor.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Yellow eyes: This could be normal variation or due to dehydration, liver disease, viral inflammation of the liver, or some other issue. See a regular doctor if th... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Dry eye: Try artificial tears and taking breaks during reading.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Bleach fumes: Leave the area and ventilate it to allow the fumes to resolve. Flush the eyes with artificial tears. If persistent ocular symptoms, see an eye docto... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Observe: Your description sounds like a subconjunctival hemorrhage which will resolve over 1-2 weeks. See an eye doctor to be sure.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Lack of sleep: I would try cool compresses, artificial tears and getting adequate rest.
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Jan 8, 2013
I would like to welcome Dr. Bradley to AVVO.Com. He is providing a valuable public service through his insightful responses on AVVO.COm.
Jan 8, 2013
Dr. Bradley has provided insightful, compassionate and well thought out answers on AVVO. He is a welcome addition to the AVVO community.
Dr. Joel George
Dec 2, 2012
I endorse this doctor. He is an excellent surgeon and has a great fund of knowledge in Ophthalmology.
HealthTap member
I do have moderate dry eye. I have been really slacking off on my Refresh eye drops and/or artificial tears. I'm going to put some in now. Will mention at checkup in 2 mths re stabbing pain. Thx Dr B...Read More
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! After going to the doctor, everything seemed ok, they said it was probably nerve damage. After about 3 moths I began getting feeling back.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks doctor.... please help me to eye surgery... I have no money......I am living in India........small village(....pin:521138)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Texas Tech University School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

Texas Tech HSC

Awards

Troutman Cornea Prize 2009
Top Doctor, First Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Covenant Medical Center
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