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Cataract Prevention & Treatment

Your eyes are among the most fragile organs you possess. As such, it becomes important to take extra special care of them. One major eye defect that should be guarded against is the formation of cataracts. Let’s take a closer look at this particular medical condition and see how you can prevent it from destroying your vision.

Cataracts Can Happen to Anyone, At Any Age

Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss for people in their 40s and older, but sometimes cataracts can develop in children or even from birth. Cataracts are cloudy spots on the lens inside the eye. This lens is normally clear, so when it is clouded, it affects vision.

Fighter Pilots can have iLASIK

In 2007 Air Force officials changed the policy to allow people applying for aviation and aviation-related jobs to have had LASIK vision correction. Due to stresses placed on the eyes during flight combined with the active lifestyle of military members, the recommended refractive surgeries are wavefront-guided PRK, or wavefront-guided Bladeless LASIK (iLASIK). If U.S. Navel Fighter Pilots can have iLASIK…this should give you a feeling of comfort and safety like never before! Thumbs up for Blade Free iLASIK!

Cataract Surgery Now Gives Patients GREAT Options…

The old stigma of being diagnosed with cataracts has been transformed through technology into some pretty exciting choices! Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) are lens implants that are placed in the eye after the eye’s natural crystalline lens is removed because of a cataract. At Eye Center of Texas, we offer several IOL options to meet your overall vision goals and lifestyle after cataract surgery: Monofocal (traditional) IOLs provide a single focal point designed to provide clear distance vision. This means you will be able to see objects far away and will most likely need glasses for reading and any type of…

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Houston

6565 W. Loop S. Suite 650

Bellaire, TX 77401

Medical Office: 713-797-1010

Medical Fax: 713-357-7276

LASIK/ReSTOR: 713-395-1515

LASIK/ReSTOR Fax: 713-357-7278

Pasadena

4415 Crenshaw Road

Pasadena, TX 77504

Medical Office: 281-977-8800

Medical Fax: 281-977-8877

Sugar Land

15400 S.W. Freeway, Suite 301

Sugar Land, TX 77478

Medical Office: 281-277-1010

Medical Fax: 281-277-4504

Clear Lake

455 E. Medical Center Blvd., Suite 110

Webster, TX 77598

Medical Office: 281-332-1397

Medical Fax: 281-338-1215

Katy

Kingsland Medical Plaza 777 S. Fry Road Suite 102

Katy, TX 77450

Medical Office: 713-797-1010

Medical Fax: 713-357-7276

The Woodlands/Conroe

690 South Loop 336 West, Suite 205 (The building is 1mile West of I-45, just after Medical Center Blvd)

Conroe, TX 77304

Medical Office: 713-797-1010

Medical Fax: 713-357-7276