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Dr. Austin Fox is a UCI Health ophthalmologist who specializes in cataracts and glaucoma.

Austin R. Fox, MD


Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Clinical Interests

cataract surgery, glaucoma, glaucoma drainage device, Glaucoma laser treatment, home intraocular pressure monitoring, laser peripheral iridotomy, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, selective laser trabeculoplasty, trabeculectomy, uveitis

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • English
Medical School
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsInternal Medicine
University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsOphthalmology
University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsGlaucoma
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member — American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 
  • Member — American Glaucoma Society
  • Member — Orange County Society of Ophthalmology
More Information

Dr. Austin R. Fox is a UCI Health ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment for cataracts and glaucoma.

His clinical expertise includes cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, laser therapy for glaucoma, uveitis and home monitoring of intraocular pressure. 

Fox earned his medical degree at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Ala. He completed an internal medicine internship and ophthalmology residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, where he also received fellowship training in glaucoma.

His research interests include glaucoma screening and management, health literacy and compliance, and quality improvement. He is the author or co-author of numerous research papers that have been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Fox sees patients in Irvine and Orange.

UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92617
Fax: 855-376-5057
UCI Health Eye Care Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2
Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183
Fax: 855-376-5057