Dr. Peter A Nixon MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Peter Nixon is an ophthalmologist in Austin, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Seton Medical Center Austin and St. David's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Nixon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 50 doctors at Seton Medical Center Austin and one of 15 at St. David's Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2001–2004

Baptist Health System Inc
Internship, Transitional Year, 2000–2001

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 8 years in Ophthalmology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Branch retinal artery occlusion: visual prognosis.
Mason, J.O., Shah, A.A., Vail, R.S., Nixon, P.A., Ready, E.L., Kimble, J.A.

Trans-luminal nd:YAG laser embolysis for branch retinal artery occlusion.
Mason, J.O., Nixon, P.A., Albert, M.A.

Intravitreal injection of bevacizumab (Avastin) as adjunctive treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
Mason, J.O., Nixon, P.A., White, M.F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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