Thomas T. Henderson M.D., Ophthalmologist
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Thomas T. Henderson M.D.


3410 Far West Boulevard Suite 140 Austin Texas, 78731



Thomas Henderson, MD, works at the Eye Clinic of Austin in Texas.  Dr. Henderson has performed over 11,000 LASIK and cataract procedures and is skilled in alternative vision correction technologies, premium cataract surgery, and lens replacement; to name a few.  Through his experience and commitment to his patients, he is proud to have been mentioned in Texas Monthly magazine, being rewarded Texas Super Doctor in 2004, 2008, 2009, and most recently in 2011.  Dr. Henderson has also been annually awarded the honor of being one of the Best Doctors of America, in regard to both awards only five percent of Texas doctors receive this honor each year.  Outside of his practice, he has also been Chief of Staff for HealthSouth Surgical Hospital (now Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital), as well as Chief of Ophthalmology at St. David’s Medical Center.

Education and Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Louisiana State University B.S. Psychology 1969

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas M.D. 1973

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 50 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization


Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local and Regional Public Speaking -


  • Best Doctor in America, annually since 1996   


  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Eye Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery Lenses
  • Eye Exams
  • Prescription Glasses
  • Optomap
  • All Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgeries
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Treatment of Earliest Stages of Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Corneal Transplant

Professional Memberships

  • Professional Member American Academy of Ophthalmology 
  • Professional Member American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons 
  • Professional Member American College of Eye Surgeons 


  • University of California

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, President of Austin Ophthalmological Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Ophthalmological Association, Travis County Medical Society

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Dr. Henderson attributes his success to his focus on his patients, doing the right thing and doing it well, and his honesty.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Cooking

Favorite professional publications

  • Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Thomas T. Henderson M.D.'s Practice location

3410 Far West Boulevard Suite 140 -
Austin, Texas 78731
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New patients: 512-427-1100
Fax: 512-427-1208

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Thomas T. Henderson M.D. has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 26 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Ophthalmologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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