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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


Redness: Is it Allergies or Infection?

By Eye Institute of Houston
April 15, 2017

The time has come for flowers to bloom and birds to chirp and, oh yes, for your hay fever to act up. If your eyes get itchy and watery during the springtime, you may assume that it’s nothing more than your allergies at play. Under this assumption, you may prescribe home remedies or over-the-counter medication ... read more


How Technological Advances Affect your Eyes

By Eye Institute of Houston
March 15, 2017

As society has continually advanced, we have been able to experience things we may have never imagined. Virtual reality is brought straight to our eyes thanks to technologically advanced software and 3D imaging. Many of us observed at least one 3D movie during our childhood. Maybe you can remember putting on those magical red and ... read more


Give your Eyes the Benefits of Exercise

By Eye Institute of Houston
February 15, 2017

Exercise. It's something that a large percentage of the population recognizes as a crucial aspect of health and wellness. We choose exercises based on our interests and, often, on our physical abilities and current level of fitness. As we get full swing into a new year, this is a great time to revisit your commitment ... read more


To Dilate or Not to Dilate?

By Eye Institute of Houston
January 15, 2017

Eye exams are not all conducted in the same manner. There are basic exams during which we observe the way the pupils respond to light, and get a general understanding of how well you see out of each eye. Then there are comprehensive exams. During these visits, we dilate the eyes, or enlarge the pupils ... read more


Winter Time is a Great Time to Wear those Sunglasses!

By Eye Institute of Houston
December 15, 2016

Just because the hot summer sun has left us does not mean that your eyes can handle the glaring wintertime sunshine. Here, we offer some reasons to keep those sunglasses close, especially if you're planning a holiday trip to a snowy locale. 1.Even when the sun is farther from the earth, UV rays can still ... read more


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