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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

Bring on the Pumpkin!

By Eye Institute of Houston
November 15, 2016

It's that time of year when the leaves turn from green to yellow to orange to red. The time when the entire city of Houston seems to take on the familiar scent of pumpkin spice. Or is that just all the pumpkin spice lattes being carried down streets and hallways? Whatever it is, we couldn't ... read more

Let's Talk Eye Irritation and How to Handle it

By Eye Institute of Houston
October 15, 2016

We love seeing expressive t-shirts that do the talking for us. A few of our favorites simply say "Nope." and "I can't." We imagine this is exactly how a patient may feel when they are struggling with red, irritated eyes. It's not only the fact that eye irritation is, well, irritating; but that there is ... read more

Assessing your Timing for Cataract Removal

By Eye Institute of Houston
September 15, 2016

Cataracts, or clouded, thickened lenses in the eye, affect upwards of 70% of adults. Historically, cataracts have been somewhat perceived as an "old age" condition, something that we really needn't worry about because by the time vision is affected, we may not really care. At the Eye Institute of Houston, we believe that all people ... read more

Got Bags? Let's Unpack them!

By Eye Institute of Houston
August 15, 2016

Here at the Eye Institute of Houston, we provide a full spectrum of services that help our patients enjoy clearer, healthier vision. We also understand the importance of the appearance of the eyes. Issues such as sagginess and bagging beneath the eyes can give the impression that you are tired, and this can affect how ... read more

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