Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes and a leading cause of blindness among working-age adults. It typically presents no symptoms during the early stages but is usually preventable with routine checks and effective management of the underlying diabetes. Come hear from a local eye physician and surgeon about how to keep your vision safe.
Ms Reed has been the executive director of the Texas Ophthalmological Association since 2012. She worked in association management with the Texas Medical Association for 17 years before coming to TOA. The TOA is a professional membership organization for ophthalmologists in Texas. Its mission is to promote and advance the science and the art of medicine appertaining to the eye.
Marie Bui, MD
Dr. Marie Bui was born in New Orleans, La., and grew up in Port Arthur, Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin and her master’s degree in biotechnology at the University of Texas at Dallas. She received her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Dr. Bui completed an internal medicine internship at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin. She subsequently returned to the Texas Medical Center to complete her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where she served as chief resident in ophthalmology. During her residency, she enjoyed educating her peers while achieving excellence in cataract and refractive surgery, medical retina and oculoplastic procedures, and was selected to receive the Outstanding Resident in Ophthalmology Award at the conclusion of her ophthalmology training.
Today, Dr. Bui practices at Austin Eye, offering the full spectrum of medical and surgical treatments, with special interest in cataract, all-laser custom iLASIK and minor oculoplastic procedures.
Dr. Bui serves patients further by sitting on the Executive Council of the Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA). While still a resident, she traveled to Washington DC via a TOA Advocacy Ambassador scholarship to educate lawmakers on issues such as funding and researchYou may purchase lunch at Rudy's. Plan to arrive early to order your lunch and beat the crowd.