Our Doctors

Brad Dobson, O.D.

Therapeutic Optometrist
Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

Brad Dobson, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO), and earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Dobson is a licensed Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist, and is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association, and the Central Texas Optometric Society. He particularly enjoys pediatric optometry and advanced contact lens fittings.

While at the UHCO, Dr. Dobson participated in several special studies in the areas of pediatrics, glaucoma, and complex contact lenses. As an intern at Texan Eye Care in Austin, Texas, his primary duties were the management of LASIK and cataract surgeries. Shortly after completing his second internship at Vision Centers, Dr. Dobson began practicing optometry at Bee Cave Vision Center.

Originally from the Kansas City, Kansas, and the Lake Ozark, Missouri, areas, Dr. Dobson now makes Austin, Texas, his home along with his wife and their two children. In his free time away from the office, Dr. Dobson stays very active with his family. His hobbies include traveling, exercising, and exploring all the great things about Austin and the Texas Hill Country


  • Licensed in Texas as Therapeutic
  • Optometrist Licensed in Texas as Optometric Glaucoma Specialist


  • Bachelor of Arts at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Doctor of Optometry at the University of Houston College of Optometry


  • Member of the Central Texas Optometric Society
  • Member of the Texas Optometric Association
  • Member of the American Optometric Association
  • Member of the BSK Honors Society
  • Member of the Gold Key International Optometric Honors Society

Alexandra Nelson, O.D.

Therapeutic Optometrist
Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Nelson was born and raised right here in Austin, TX. She decided to stay close to home and was accepted to the University of Texas, where she met her husband. After completing her Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 08’ she was off to Optometry school in San Antonio, Tx. Dr. Nelson successfully completed her Doctor of Optometry degree and became one of the inaugural doctoral graduates from the University of The Incarnate Word.

When Dr. Nelson isn’t seeing patients you can often find her attending a local concert with her husband or fervently cheering on her Longhorns. Hook em!!

Practice Gallery

I liked the smaller office setting as it felt more intimate. I was greeted right away with a friendly face who helped with my insurance and medical background. Both doctors I met with were professional and engaging, answering questions and asking pertinent information. They listened to concerns I had and offered a trial of a different type of contacts to see if they would work better for my extra dry eyes.

Candace L.

All staff are very nice, professional and efficient. Pleasant experience, as usual. Check out was through and quick. Even performed minor repair to my glasses at no charge, quickly. Enjoy talking with Dr. Dobson.

Dean L.

My visit was and care was excellent. I have seen Dr. Dobson for years and feel very comfortable recommending him to anyone.

Sue H.

Very friendly, he’s happy to explain the what each test is and what head learns from it and why it’s important. Excellent.

Douglas B.

Dr. Dobson is thorough and conscientious. He is patient as I asked a LOT of questions that he was happy to answer!

Elizabeth J.

Very friendly and helpful front office staff! Doctor was very thorough and had warm/friendly “bedside” manner. Highly recommend the Dripping Springs location!

Ja M.

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