A Board Certified Ophthalmologist. Born in Houston, Dr. Sargent is a graduate of Stanford University. She received her medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Dr. Sargent completed her internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Houston and her residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. Before her recruitment to Texan Eye in 2004, Dr. Sargent was an assistant professor with the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern for five years.
Dr. Sargent is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in cataract surgery, which is the restoration of visual function and clarity with intraocular lens implants. With advanced lens designs such as ReSTOR® and Tecnis®, Dr. Sargent utilizes the best technologies in multifocal optics to correct both distance and near. She also combines these multifocal lenses with the AcrySOF® Toric lens implant to correct astigmatism when present to provide the clearest vision possible. Additionally, Dr. Sargent performs surgery to correct disorders on the anterior surface of the eye, including pterygium removal, and she performs upper eyelid blepharoplasty to enhance both cosmetic and visual function. She is conversant in Spanish. She welcomes adults and children, and treats eye diseases as well as provides routine care for glasses and contact lenses.
Dr. Sargent is currently a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Travis County Medical Association, the Texas Ophthalmology Association, and the Austin Ophthalmology Association.