About Fox Cities Eye Clinic
Over two decades of experience
The Fox Cities Eye Clinic (FCEC) was established by Mark C. Austin M.D. in 1995. Dr. Austin purchased Zeiss-Mueller Eye Associates and moved the clinic to its current location on Northland Avenue in January of 2000.
Our staff of experienced physicians is made up of Dr. Austin, a general ophthalmologist who specializes in small incisional cataract surgery, Dr. Paul Thompson, and Dr. Rebecca Amaral. The medical staff at FCEC proudly offers state-of-the-art eye care with a friendly, caring disposition which makes you feel like family.
Our doctors are committed, ABO authorized and highly experienced
Our team is comprised of three doctors who are backed by several years of experience in serving the community. They take the highest levels of precaution in performing complex surgeries and administering treatment procedures for patients. More than anything else, they offer valuable support and insight into various aspects of eye care.
Our experience covers a vast area of eye care and vision care
- Cataract Exams
- Glaucoma Care
- Diabetic Eye Care
- Macular Degeneration Care
- Comprehensive Eye Exams
- Corrective Lenses – glasses or contacts
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- 8:30am - 4:00pm
Dr. Mark Austin
Dr. Austin graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota with high honors. He earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1989. During medical school he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Austin completed his transitional year internship at the Marshfield Clinic.
Dr. Austin completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he trained in medical and surgical treatments of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration and general ophthalmic conditions. Dr. Austin is a board-certified ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Austin has practiced in the Appleton area since 1995 where he developed Fox Cities Eye Clinic. His practice focuses on all ophthalmic conditions but especially cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye care, and macular degeneration. He provides high quality small incisional cataract surgery. He is well versed in the gamut of eye care.
Family is most important to Dr. Austin and his wife, Jill. They are the proud parents of three grown children whom all graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison. The family enjoys cheering for the Badgers and the Packers. Dr. Austin enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, skiing, and boating.
Dr. Paul Thompson
Dr. Thompson is a graduate of New London High School. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Marquette University and his Doctor of Optometry degree with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago.
Dr. Thompson has been the President of the Fox Valley Optometric Society and a member of the Wisconsin Optometric Association Board of Directors. He has been a leader in optometry, teaching other optometrists at educational meetings.
In addition to providing routine eye exams, Dr. Thompson enjoys medical eye care and fitting specialty contact lenses.
Dr. Rebecca Amaral
Dr. Amaral is a New London native and attended UW-LaCrosse from 1992-1995, majoring in biology. She then transferred to Indiana University and obtained a Bachelor Degree in optometry in 1997 and a Doctorate of Optometry in 1999.
Dr. Amaral is a member of Beta Sigma Honor Society, Wisconsin Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association.
Dr. Amaral provides full scope optometric care for all ages.