Welcome to Eye Fashion Optical

We take pride in building lasting relationships with our patients, which is why we take the time to get to know you, your vision requirements and your lifestyle needs.


Thinking about Buying a New Pair of Glasses? See the difference at Eye Fashion Optical!


Dry eyes bothering you? Dr. Gerdes and Eye Fashion Optical can help!


Dr. Gerdes is the Top Optometrist in Waco, TX

Corneal Cross Linking For Astigmatism:

A Pilot’s Story

corneal cross linking, eye doctor, waco tx

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Dry Eye Questions & Answers

Exclusively from Dr. Gerdes

cactus eye (series C)

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Focus on Allergies

Are you bothered by red, itchy eyes? You may have allergies.

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Focus on Contact Lenses

Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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Focus on Sunglasses

Whether or not you require vision correction, sunglasses can add an element of comfort and enhanced performance to your activities.

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Highlight: Kid's Eye Exams & Eyewear!

At Eye Fashion Optical, we have a huge range of hundreds of designer frame brands as well as specialty sports eyewear and frames for children! Stop in today to see our great selection!


Kerataconus hybrid lenses. Hard centers with a soft skirt – also for oblique corneas. The RK lens is held up above the cornea by the soft lense skirt, with a 50 micron tear firm between the cornea and the back of the hard lens. This helps oxgygen flow in, and pumps new tears in the lens

Read more about Synergeyes here

Read more about kerataconus here

Macular Degeneration:

The leading cause of legal blindness

Macular Degeneration occurs when the small central portion of the retina, known as the macula, deteriorates. The retina is the light-sensing nerve tissue at the back of the eye.

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Meet Our Eye Doctor

Dr. Trey Gerdes

Dr. Trey Gerdes OD, has over 30 years of experience in Optometry.  He received his optometric degree, from  Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the third generation of Gerdes' to practice in Waco since 1922. Dr. Gerdes is actively involved in his profession and has served on the boards of several...

Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Waco

Whether you need a routine eye examination, eyeglasses, contact lens fitting, treatment of eye infections and allergies, eye injuries, dry eyes, and other eye disorders, treatment for eye disease (glaucoma, macular degeneration, or diabetic retinopathy) or eye surgery (such as Lasik or cataract surgery), Dr. Gerdes will provide you with the best care, advice, options and follow up.

Kids' Vision and Learning

Visit Dr. Gerdes, Your Optometrist in Waco, TX

Your eyes are one of the most important organs in the body and require that you take care of them with yearly eye exams and eye testing by a trusted optometrist in Waco. Eyes are responsible for one of our most vital senses, vision. Several thousand times a day, your eyes move and focus on images near and far, providing you with a highly detailed chain of three-dimensional pictures of the world around you. Your eyes have helped you achieve a lifetime of memories in visual form, making it a precious gift that is unlike any other. Because of this, at Eye Fashion Optical in Waco, TX our optometrist knows you should never compromise when it comes to your eye care.

Q&A with Dr. Gerdes

Dr. Gerdes Answers Your Eyecare Questions

Please describe the more common symptoms, as well as some of the less common and less known symptoms of Dry Eye?

Allergies, red, itchy or watery eyes, irritation, post nasal drip, blurred vision caused by the above.

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When was your last contact lens exam?

Our office carries many types of contacts to ensure you get the clearest vision available.
Visit our Eye Doctor in Waco for an exam that is friendly, warm, and professional.

Dr. Trey Gerdes - The Leading Eye Doctor in Waco

is dedicated to helping you protect and preserve your eyesight. He believes in looking at the big picture when it comes to your eye health by getting to know you, your eye care history and your vision needs. With over 30 years of experience at Eye Fashion Optical in Waco, TX, Dr. Gerdes understands that properly diagnosing your eye care needs involves balancing several factors, including clear eyesight, visual efficiency and your ability to seamlessly process visual information.

At Eye Fashion Optical we are centrally located in McLennan County, TX and our optometrist can conveniently serve Hewitt, China Spring and Robinson, TX.

Dr Gerdes Team 2015

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten...

Eye Fashion Optical
4949 Franklin Avenue
Waco, TX 76710

Fax: 254-776-3465


Monday – Friday
9.00 am – 5.00 pm