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It’s Diabetic Eye Disease Month. Do Your Eyes Need Help?

By Eye Institute of Houston
November 15, 2018

At the Eye Institute of Houston, we value optimal outcomes for all of our patients. This is why our facility has been equipped with proven systems for addressing all levels of optical and ophthalmic care. November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month, which leads us to want to turn our attention toward the very important matter ... read more

Should I Get LASIK?

By Eye Institute of Houston
October 15, 2018

Millions of people wear contact lenses or eyeglasses on a daily basis. When these corrective lenses are needed all day, every day, problems are bound to arise. For some time, most people can deal with the minor nuisances associated with wearing either type of lens. They learn to look away while opening the oven door ... read more

Special Care for Students’ Eyes

By Eye Institute of Houston
September 15, 2018

By this point in the year, most children are settling into a new routine in the classroom. It may feel as though, just weeks ago, you were rushing to purchase back backs and load them with school books. During the busy-ness of the new school year getting underway, you may have forgotten one important point: ... read more

Back to School Time is a Great Time to Examine Children’s Vision

By Eye Institute of Houston
August 15, 2018

August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. This provides us with the opportunity to discuss the value of routine eye exams for every child. In the same way that adults eye may not observe objects as clearly as possible, so can children’s eyes let them down. The routine eye exams that begin before ... read more

Blepharoplasty or Botox? Maybe That’s Not the Right Question!

By Eye Institute of Houston
July 15, 2018

For more than fifteen years, men and women have been turning to Botox injections to smooth lines and wrinkles that cause their eyes to look younger. The informal use of this drug began fifteen years before that, when eye doctor Jean Carruthers was told by a patient being treated for blepharospasm that her worry lines ... read more

LASIK and Your Return to the Digital World

By Eye Institute of Houston
June 15, 2018

Our modern standard of living revolves largely around the everyday use of technology. Most homes have at least one television and usually several more electronic devices. From gaming consoles to cellular phones to desktops and tablets, our devices are what help us get through the day. We rely on these devices in our professional life ... read more

Before You Take the Plunge, You Need to Know Something about the Pool

By Eye Institute of Houston
May 15, 2018

It’s that time of year when we begin planning trips to the pool! Summertime just isn’t the same if you don’t get to dip your toes in the water. Around here, we like to do that as often as possible to get a break from the sweltering heat. If you’ve got your poolside cabana booked ... read more

Driving After Laser Eye Surgery: We Answer Your Questions!

By Eye Institute of Houston
April 15, 2018

Laser technology is a valuable tool in the medical field. In the ophthalmology office, lasers are frequently used to perform surgical eye procedures more quickly and efficiently than standard surgical techniques. Procedures like PRK and LASIK have made it possible for many people to gain freedom from corrective lenses like contacts and eyeglasses. What an ... read more

Are Those Symptoms What You Think?

By Eye Institute of Houston
March 15, 2018

Eye complaints can be a little concerning if you’re not sure what is at the heart of your symptoms. Some of the most common sensations reported by patients include redness, watering, and a gritty or sandy feeling. Sometimes, the eyes also appear slightly swollen when these symptoms persist. Maybe we don’t have to worry that ... read more

Stop Holding that Book at Arm’s Length! Find Out What to do about Presbyopia

By Eye Institute of Houston
February 15, 2018

When you’re trying to read a label, a book, or that text from a friend, do you find yourself squinting to make out the fine print (and it all seems to be fine print)? This is an experience that many people have sometime around the age of 40 or beyond. It is an experience that ... read more

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