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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


Women! Is Eye Disease on Your Radar?

By Eye Institute of Houston
October 15, 2017

Women and men each face the potential for certain unique health concerns as they go through life. Respectively, most are at least somewhat aware of what those may be. Usually, we attribute women’s health conditions (and men’s, as well) to reproductive organs. But there’s more. Even something as seemingly general as eye health can differ ... read more


Name That Growth!

By Eye Institute of Houston
September 15, 2017

Growth on the eye can be an unsettling development. Even if growth is asymptomatic, nothing more than a cosmetic issue, such a condition can be incredibly frustrating. Having extra flesh on the surface of the eye can feel anything but normal. In fact, if a growth on the eye does occur, it is advisable to ... read more


Children’s Eye Health Requires Attention

By Eye Institute of Houston
August 15, 2017

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, which gives us the perfect opportunity to point out a few particulars that parents may not know. Usually, talk of vision problems goes hand in hand with aging. This shouldn’t be the case. Eye exams are as important to children as their yearly pediatric check-ups. Six is ... read more


A Troubling Trend for Today’s Children

By Eye Institute of Houston
July 15, 2017

Vision correction is something that a large percentage of adults have simply come to expect. We believe that our eyes naturally change over time. This is a possibility, but that is another topic entirely. What we want to discuss today is the recent findings that children are facing new risks to their eyesight, and there ... read more


Eye Exams and Much, Much More

By Eye Institute of Houston
June 15, 2017

You’re starting to notice that you squint when you need to read the fine print, or that those street signs are much harder to read than they used to be. It’s time to get an eye exam. Who do you call? The eye doctor, of course! But what if you are experiencing other symptoms that ... read more


LASIK May Not Be What You Think

By Eye Institute of Houston
May 15, 2017

LASIK has become one of the leading vision-restoring procedures to date. Statistics demonstrate that 98% of the patients who undergo LASIK can regain the 20/20 vision they once enjoyed. Even with all of this success over years of use, and the millions of procedures that have been performed over a 20-year period, there continue to ... read more


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