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Paragon Eye Associates, with two convenient locations in Arlington and Mansfield, Texas, is a private
practice where ophthalmologists and optometrists provide a full range of services from comprehensive
vision exams to complex cataract surgeries.

Our physicians, with the support of an accomplished staff, have been, and continue to be, outstanding
in the field of eye care, consistently recognized and honored as among the most skilled ophthalmic
surgeons and optometrists in the nation. It is for this reason, Paragon Eye Associates is considered
to be one of the finest eye care practices. Dr. Ford and Dr. Blair are both board-certified by the
American Academy of Ophthalmology and Dr. Baker, Dr. Fontenot and Dr. Welding are board-certified by
the American Academy of Optometry.

D. Michael Blair, MD

Ophthalmologist

D. Todd Ford, MD

Ophthalmologist

D. Gustave Alberti, MD

Ophthalmologist

D. Ann Fontenot, OD

Optometrist

D. James Baker, OD

Optometrist

D. Mark Welding, OD

Optometrist

Our Services

Cataract Surgery

More than fifty percent of people over the age of 60, and many younger than that, suffer from cataracts. In fact, cataracts are so common it is said that everyone will develop a cataract if they live long enough.

LASIK

More than fifty percent of people over the age of 60, and many younger than that, suffer from cataracts. In fact, cataracts are so common it is said that everyone will develop a cataract if they live long enough.

Glaucoma Treatments

More than fifty percent of people over the age of 60, and many younger than that, suffer from cataracts. In fact, cataracts are so common it is said that everyone will develop a cataract if they live long enough.

Dry Eye Treatments

More than fifty percent of people over the age of 60, and many younger than that, suffer from cataracts. In fact, cataracts are so common it is said that everyone will develop a cataract if they live long enough.

Accepted Insurance Providers

At Paragon Eye Associates, our goal is patient satisfaction. We strive to make every service
achievable and affordable for all patients. For more information about our insurance policies or
payment methods, please call our office.

Insurances that need referrals include UHC Health Select, Silberback (NTSP)(AARP MED), HealthSpring,
Humana (NTSP), BCBS HMO, and Aetna Medicare Prime HMO (Dr. Ford only).

I needed more contacts and was not going to be back in the Arlington area until my appointment in two months. Jeannine was wonderful, once again! She ...

Pam H.

Needed glasses really bad. Went to one doctor, three prescriptions and still could not see clearly. Went to Dr. Baker at Paragon, the first visit he g...

Vanessa B.

Dr. Welding treats his patients as though each one is the only patient he has. He takes time to listen and respond to all questions and concerns. He a...

Bonnie B.

Awesome Staff and care!...

Edmore G.

Each time I visit Dr. Baker, he is thorough, kind, and professional, always allowing time for concerns and questions....

Nancy H.

Due to my advanced age I have special issues which require specific tests and meds, and I feel that Dr. Fontenot provides for those needs quite well. ...

Virginia J.