Our Doctors

B. David Brent, MD

Dr. Brent is a board certified ophthalmologist. A native of Pasadena, Texas, he was graduated from Rice University with a degree in biology. After completing his medical training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio with honors, he completed an internship in internal medicine. Tulane University Medical Center provided the site for a three year residency in ophthalmology and Dr. Brent served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Brent chose to pursue an additional two years of subspecialty training in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous including research in macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Brent has a special interest in LASIK and has received training in excimer laser at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.


Marilyn McCluskey, MD

Dr. McCluskey is a board certified ophthalmologist. She was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and grew up in a small town in Mississippi. Dr. McCluskey obtained her M.D. degree from the University of Mississippi where she graduated with honors. Following an internship at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, she completed a three year residency program in Ophthalmology at the Eye Foundation Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. She has been a resident of Austin since 1989. She has a special interest in glaucoma, lid surgery, and LASIK.