Eric A. Packwood, MD
Partner, Pediatric Eye Specialists
President, Child Vision Center
Administrative Director of Ophthalmology, Cook Children’s Medical Center
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Eric Packwood graduated from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine, where he was active with campus leadership and medical mission work.
Dr. Packwood pursued his ophthalmology residency at St. Louis University, where he served as chief resident and was selected as the Outstanding Resident in 1999, and completed his pediatric ophthalmology/adult strabismus fellowship at Washington University. He moved to Fort Worth in 2000.
Recognized as a “Super Doctor” in Texas Monthly, a “Best Doctor for Your Child” in D Magazine and a “Top Doc” in Fort Worth, Texas magazine, Dr. Packwood is a longtime volunteer for the Alexander Eye Clinic at Cook Children’s Medical Center. He also performs medical mission work for underprivileged children, has published several peer-reviewed articles and has served as an investigator on multiple clinical trials.
Dr. Packwood treats all pediatric eye disorders and adults with misaligned eyes (strabismus). He is highly experienced in the treatment of childhood strabismus, amblyopia, trauma, cataracts, glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, and ptosis.