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. Rosmary Sanchez, O.D. MBA., graduated from the University of Houston Optometry Doctorate of Optometry program near the top of her class, before joining the team at Tylock-George Eye Care in 2014. As an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist, Dr. Sanchez takes great pride in treating a range of medically complicated ophthalmic diseases and disorders. She’s also passionate about dry eye treatment, combining the use of Xiidra and Restasis medicated eye drops, Amniotic Membranes, LipiFlow, and IPL treatments to find a custom solution to fit each patient’s unique needs.
At Tylock-George, Dr. Sanchez has worked with Alcon/Novartis to become an expert in our cutting-edge, topography guided Contoura Vision LASIK technology. As one of our lead LASIK evaluation specialists, she has been integral in helping over 10,000 LASIK patients prepare for their procedure since she got started with us 2014.
Dr. Sanchez was born in Venezuela and is very active in the Spanish-speaking community. She’s passionate about animals and supporting causes related to this passion, like Funda Bolivar, Venezuela’s largest animal shelter. Because she speaks both English and Spanish, Dr. Sanchez is able to help patients understand how to manage their ocular problems without the need for an interpreter.
If you have questions about LASIK, glaucoma, and much more related to your eye health and vision improvement, look no further than Dr. Sanchez.
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. David Shinpaugh O.D. attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas for his undergraduate study and graduated with a degree in Biology in 2011. He attended the University of Houston College of Optometry and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2016, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He completed an internship at the Cedar Springs Eye Clinic, Dallas, Texas, with an emphasis on management of ocular disease. Today he’s a certified Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist and has membership in the Optometric Honor Society Beta Sigma Kappa, Texas Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Shinpaugh enjoys working out, hunting, and traveling in his free time, as well as spending long weekends in Mexico with his wife, also an eye doctor — in fact, they met in optometry school in Houston! Dr. Shinpaugh prides himself on his discipline (he eats chicken and rice for lunch every day), his commitment to staying well-rounded in his craft, and his ability to handle virtually any patient complaint, giving patients at Tylock-George the high-quality treatment they deserve.
Dr. Shinpaugh enjoys all aspects of family eye care and providing his patients with the latest technologies in spectacle and contact lens designs, including bifocal contact lenses.
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.