Should I Get LASIK?

By Eye Institute of Houston
October 15, 2018

Millions of people wear contact lenses or eyeglasses on a daily basis. When these corrective lenses are needed all day, every day, problems are bound to arise. For some time, most people can deal with the minor nuisances associated with wearing either type of lens. They learn to look away while opening the oven door ... read more

LASIK and Your Return to the Digital World

By Eye Institute of Houston
June 15, 2018

Our modern standard of living revolves largely around the everyday use of technology. Most homes have at least one television and usually several more electronic devices. From gaming consoles to cellular phones to desktops and tablets, our devices are what help us get through the day. We rely on these devices in our professional life ... read more

Driving After Laser Eye Surgery: We Answer Your Questions!

By Eye Institute of Houston
April 15, 2018

Laser technology is a valuable tool in the medical field. In the ophthalmology office, lasers are frequently used to perform surgical eye procedures more quickly and efficiently than standard surgical techniques. Procedures like PRK and LASIK have made it possible for many people to gain freedom from corrective lenses like contacts and eyeglasses. What an ... 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

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

It Only Seems Like It’s Been Around Forever — the History of LASIK

By Eye Institute of Houston
February 28, 2016

LASIK surgery is so commonplace today, with millions of patients worldwide opting for the surgery, that it seems the procedure has been around forever. But in reality, LASIK has only been common in the U.S. for just over 20 years. Since we’re one of Houston’s leading LASIK centers, we thought our patients might be interested ... read more

Battle of the Acronyms — the Difference Between PRK and LASIK

By Eye Institute of Houston
January 15, 2016

Everyone knows about LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) eye surgery. It can take a person who has lived his or her entire life dependent on glasses to see the alarm clock and give that person perfect vision. But sometimes patients at the Eye Institute of Houston don’t quite fit as candidates for LASIK. In those ... read more

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