Meet the Doctors of Saland Vision

Karen Saland, MD – Comprehensive Ophthalmologist


Dr. Karen Saland specializes in performing comprehensive eye exams for your whole family. She is known for being meticulous in treating all diseases and conditions of the eye, specializing in glaucoma, dry eye, diabetes eye exams, and cataracts. Dr. Saland focuses on preventative eye care with vision testing to ensure better health for your eyes and to catch any potential issues early on. She maintains staff privileges at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Parkland Hospital, Greenville Surgery Center, and Park Central Surgical Center. She is trained to utilize Alcon’s Ora System enabling her to use the most advanced equipment when performing cataract surgeries on her many satisfied patients. Furthermore, she is able to implement the cutting-edge refractive multifocal and toric intraocular lens implant technology to ensure the best possible vision for every patient based on their individual needs.

Dr. Saland earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and earned her medical degree from the prestigious medical program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She went on to complete her residency at the Maryland General Hospital – Jonas Friedenwald Eye Institute. Her commitment to education is evident as she continues to serve as a Clinical Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern, recently earning a 10-year certificate of recognition for her commitment to teaching. In addition to being an assistant professor, she is also involved with coordinating the ophthalmology residency program at UT Southwestern to help train future ophthalmologists. She is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and she is a continuing participant in Project Access, which is a charitable organization that allows her to help those in need.

She has been featured in D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas every year consecutively since 2006.

In her free time, Dr. Saland is a competitive tennis player, an avid cross trainer and enjoys spending time with her family and her puppy Hazel.

George M. Joseph, MD – Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Dr. Joseph PictureDr. George Joseph specializes in performing comprehensive ophthalmology and is able to diagnose and treat all diseases and conditions of the eye. In line the values of Saland Vision, Dr. Joseph focuses on cutting edge and preventative eye care to safeguard your eyes and catch any potential issues early. Dr. Joseph performs everything from routine eye exams including diabetic retinopathy screenings, dry eye exams and glaucoma evaluations all the way to cataract and laser surgeries.

Dr. Joseph grew up in Plano and received his Bachelors in Teaching Biology at The University of Texas at Austin. He completed his medical education at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and then went on to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Lubbock for his ophthalmology residency. Following his residency training he earned the title of Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Joseph practiced at the West Texas VA hospital in Big Spring prior to coming to Saland Vision. Dr. Joseph spent his time at the VA taking care of well deserving veterans and also showed his commitment to education by serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor training future ophthalmologists in the operating room and clinic. Dr. Joseph is excited to be back in Dallas and is ready to serve the eye care needs of his patients in North Texas.

In his free time, Dr. Joseph enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, and watching college football and basketball.

Hiep H. Duong, OD –Therapeutic Optometrist

Dr. Duong PictureDr. Hiep Duong is a therapeutic optometrist with a certification as an optometric glaucoma specialist. He practices all scopes of optometry from as primary eye care and contact lens to treating ocular complex diseases. As with the values of Saland Vision, he firmly believes in providing exceptional and individualized eye care to his patients.

Dr. Duong was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. Dr. Duong received his Doctorate of Optometry at the University of Houston, College of Optometry, where he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. His training also included an externship rotation at Community Eye Clinic, a non-profit clinic in Fort Worth, where he provided care to the underprivileged and indigent population with an emphasis on cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.

Outside of the office, Dr. Duong enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling, and learning how to cook.