Eye Conditions

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


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


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


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


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


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