Dr. Cottle is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in LASIK laser vision correction, no-stitch cataract surgery, and corneal transplantation. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and has completed additional fellowship training in the fields of Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Cottle is the only Cornea Specialist in Cedar Park, Texas.
Dr. Cottle grew up in Texas and began her education at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, where she double- majored in English and Biology and graduated with honors. She went on to attend the Medical College of Virginia for her medical degree and was ranked among the top 5% in her class. She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She then completed her internship at the Hershey Medical Center of Penn State and was voted “Best Intern of the Year.”
Dr. Cottle finished her Ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Virginia where she was honored as the Chief Resident of her graduating class. She completed a Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at Eye Consultants of Atlanta and the Emory Vision Correction Center, where she worked with some of the most experienced refractive surgeons in the world.
During her time in private practice in Atlanta, Myrtle Beach and Birmingham, she was involved in some of the best ophthalmology groups in the country and had the opportunity to perfect her surgical abilities. She has been performing refractive surgery for the past eleven years. She also performs cataract surgery and offers a wide selection of lens implants to accommodate a variety of lifestyles. She has extensive training in corneal disorders and performs the newest, minimally invasive corneal transplantation procedures.