Meet Our Professional and Highly Skilled Team Of Physicians and Surgeons
Board Certified LASIK and Cataract Surgeon Dr. Michael R. George, M.D. Leads A Team Of Over 25 Ophthalmology Trained Staff Serving Irving, Dallas, Fort Worth, and the DFW Metroplex
Michael R. George, M.D. is a Board Certified Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship Trained Surgeon.
His focus is patient centric, focusing on improving the vision and the lives of the patients he treats. Dr. George has a passion for giving people a new start on life, whether it is giving a young person the freedom to reduce their need for glasses and contacts through cutting edge LASIK, or clearing the vision of someone entering their prime of life through Advanced Lens Cataract surgery, Dr. George has changed the way people SEE THEIR WORLD.
He is a pioneer in his use of advanced laser technology and was the FIRST IN TEXAS to use the most advanced laser technology, Contoura Vision LASIK. He involves himself in knowing and utilizing new technology for his patients who suffer from cataracts too, including the use of the Tecnis Symfony Advanced Cataract Lens in his choice when helping those with cataract see clearly for the rest of their lives.
His recommendations for surgery are based entirely on the need of the patient, and their personalized way of life. He works tirelessly to serve his community, and is the founding member of “The George Foundation for Sight Restoration“, a non-profit organization providing cataract surgery for those with financial need. He moved to Texas in 2012 after finishing his Fellowship with the prestigious Wang Vision Institute in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Mark Hayes, O.D., graduated from the University of Memphis Optometry Doctorate program, and is certified for the treatment and management of ocular diseases by the International Board of Examiners in Optometry. He’s an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist at Tylock-George, but he has 30 years of experience treating the entire spectrum of eye conditions, including macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic eye disease, and cataracts. Dr. Hayes started with Tylock-George Eye Care in the early 2000s, and returned from living in Lubbock, Texas to work with our team in 2017.
Dr. Hayes has a loyal following of patients who return year after year for their comprehensive eye exams, due to his incredibly humble and sincere bedside manner. He is polite, funny, smart, and looks out for each person like they are family, recommending treatment only after he knows their needs well. His expertise with cataracts makes our patients feel comfortable in their choice to proceed with cataract surgery.
Dr. Hayes has a unique claim to fame — he was actually on the U.S. Olympic figure skating team, and has served as an elite figure skating judge until recently! Today, he is a genuine expert in everything related to LASIK and cataracts, and his patients agree, with rave reviews.
Dr. Gary Tylock, M.D. is recognized as a leading LASIK and Cataract surgeon, and founder of Tylock-George Eye Care in 1986. Dr. Tylock is now retired from Tylock-George Eye Care, but continues his work using his expertise in Refractive Surgery to consult for many large medical corporations in their technology review and marketing divisions. Dr. Tylock was one of the first LASIK doctors to use Contoura Vision in Texas to help usher in a new era of LASIK technology. He was a tenured professor at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, and continues to draw on his huge reputation as a patient’s choice Best LASIK Surgeon by D Magazine for 10 years in a row.
Andrew Pazandak, M.D., earned a B.A. in Biology at Washington University in St. Louis in 2009 before completing medical school at the University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio. He continued his medical training with a Medicine Internship at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, LA, followed by an Ophthalmology residency at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center and a Glaucoma Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Before joining the Tylock-George Eye Care team as an ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist, Dr. Pazandak worked as a research assistant and teaching assistant as he published several research papers. He also taught others in his field, both in formal classrooms and as a special guest presenter. He’s been honored as Chief Resident during his Ophthalmology residency at Louisiana State University, and as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor society at the University of Texas School of Medicine.
Dr. Pazandak began pursuing ophthalmology because he grew up around his father’s practice, and wanted to follow in his footsteps. When not practicing eye care, he loves to spend time with his wife and daughter, play tennis, and enjoy good Mexican food in the Dallas area.
Dr. Vo completed a double major in business administration and biology at the University of Texas at Dallas, going on to achieve his Doctor of Optometry at the University of Houston College of Optometry. Since then, Dr. Vo has completed years of clinical externships; been certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease by the International Association of the Board of Examiners in Optometry; and become a member of the Northeast Texas Optometric Society.
A man of many talents, Dr. Vo is proud to be an optometrist who specializes in a variety of eye health needs — everything from specialty lenses to dry eyes. He is a glaucoma specialist who specializes in treatment, management, and pre- and post-op care for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, cataract surgery, and refractive vision correction. His dedication to improving patients’ quality of life cannot be understated, and he brings passion and expertise to everything he does.
Raised in Lewisville, Dr. Vo was born in Vietnam and speaks Vietnamese and Spanish, making him an excellent caregiver for patients of all kinds. He is always seeking unique solutions to patients’ needs and uses his knowledge and kind manner to better their lives and eye health.