Robin Dudash is a Board Certified Ocularist (BCO) and a Board Approved Diplomate (BADO) through the American Society of Ocularists. She is the proud founder and owner of Texas Eye Prosthetics, LLC .
While growing up, Robin most looked forward to going to art class in school. She especially enjoyed painting. Coincidently, her father lost his right eye as a child while playing with fire-crackers. Not knowing these two situations would determine a future life path, Ms. Dudash continued her passion for art at Texas State University graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts in 1983. While attending TSU her paintings and sculptures were shown in galleries and received several awards.
Shortly following college graduation, fate stepped in when Robin’s father lost his artificial eye while on a fishing trip. The result of having a new ocular prosthesis made, opened the door for Ms. Dudash to become enrolled in the professional training program sponsored by the American Society of Ocularists. Combining her love for painting , sculpture, problem solving and helping others, she found her life’s calling.
Following completion of the American Society of Ocularist’s (ASO) training program and receiving her Board Certification , Ms. Dudash has been an active member of the ASO . She has given numerous lectures, published several articles in the Journal of Ophthalmic Prosthetics, served on the ASO Education Committee and the Board of Directors.
Robin Dudash has been a practicing ocularist for over 20 years. This level of experience and training makes her well qualified in fitting the most difficult ocular prosthetic cases.
Dorian graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She is currently Office Manager at Texas Eye Prosthetics, LLC. Dorian is highly skilled in adapting to today’s ever-changing world of health insurance; helping clients determine eligibility, deductibles, authorizations and claim submission for private insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, HMOs, Workman’s Compensation, Veteran’s Administration and many others.
Rachel graduated from Louisiana State University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. She is actively training in the manufacture, fabrication and fitting of ocular prosthetics under the supervision of Robin Dudash, B.C.O.. Rachel’s training is within the Rules and Standards of the American Society of Ocularists. Rachel is very talented and excels in all aspects of the ocular prosthetic process. She is a published author in The Journal of the American Society of Ocularists, 2016. She has always loved using her artistic skills to make impactful differences.