Eye Care

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

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

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

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

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

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