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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


Are You Seeing Laser Eye Surgery in a Negative Light?

By Eye Institute of Houston
January 15, 2018

Lasers have been introduced into just about every area of medicine in recent years. Doctors rely on specific devices to smooth away wrinkles, to get rid of unwanted veins, and even to conduct delicate surgical procedures. That is the case with several eye surgeries. The development of lasers has made it much easier for eye ... read more


What May Cause Eyelid Swelling

By Eye Institute of Houston
December 15, 2017

Swollen eyes are something we’d like to avoid. Many of us notice this problem now and then if our night is spent tossing and turning, or simply staying up too late. A great book or movie that makes us cry could also lead to temporary fluid retention in the eyelids, causing them to appear swollen. ... read more


Get an Upper Hand on Aging with Quick Cosmetic Care

By Eye Institute of Houston
November 15, 2017

There are two problems that have a significant effect on most men and women we meet: time and aging. Interestingly enough, the two overlap. It is the passage of time that causes the body to age. The lack of time in a busy schedule can exacerbate age-related concerns because we often feel we cannot take ... read more


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