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Cataract Surgery: What to Expect During Recovery

By Eye Institute of Houston
February 15, 2019

Millions of people are diagnosed with cataracts. Fortunately, most have time to understand their condition and make confident decisions about the timing of cataract removal surgery. Also, fortunately, patients who undergo cataract removal can expect to regain clear sight. Our patients tend to understand the value of cataract removal surgery. What they usually have questions ... read more

During Glaucoma Awareness Month, Let’s Talk Do’s and Don’ts

By Eye Institute of Houston
January 15, 2019

You may be aware of the fact that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. Recently, it has been estimated that, by 2020, as many as 79 million people will be living with this eye disease. Glaucoma has been referred to as a “silent” disease. The term describes the discreet ... read more

Brighten Your New Year Outlook by Banishing Dark Circles

By Eye Institute of Houston
December 15, 2018

We’ve all had those mornings where a lack of sleep has left dark circles under the eyes. When this problem occurs infrequently and can be traced back to tossing and turning or a little too little water consumption the day before, frustration may be fleeting. However, for those whose daily routine involves either trying to ... read more

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

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