Eye Center of Texas Blog

Is My Vision Too Bad for LASIK Eye Surgery?

Have you ever wondered, “Is my vision too bad for LASIK eye surgery?” If so, Eye Center of Texas has some news that just might make your day. Technology has improved such that patients with severe vision impairments may be able to achieve improved vision with LASIK eye surgery. Learn about the wide range of eye power levels compatible with LASIK and other requirements for LASIK eye surgery today. Understanding refractive errors and diopters There are a lot of misconceptions around who can and can’t have LASIK eye surgery, which is why we receive so many questions like “Is my…

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The Most Common Vision Problems in Houston

It’s true … the most common vision problems in Houston are also common vision problems throughout the rest of the world. But as fellow Houstonians, Drs. Wade, Mayo, and the staff at Eye Center of Texas know exactly what you’re missing out on when the health of your eyes is jeopardized, including but not limited to: The particulars of an Astros game The ability to navigate Houston’s 10-lane highways comfortably The detailed art at the MFAH and The Menil And of course, your beloved family and friends  

Eye Center of Texas Keratoconus Patient Gets Long-Awaited Results with Corneal Cross-Linking

Today, we are celebrating the perseverance of Eye Center of Texas patient Bekah Blanton, whose arduous, 6-year-long journey to find quality Keratoconus treatment led her to our offices this past July. After receiving the Corneal Cross-Linking procedure, Bekah’s vision is finally improving. In honor of National Keratoconus Day and Bekah’s success, we want to help spread the word about what Keratoconus is and how the Corneal Cross-Linking procedure works. What is Keratoconus? Keratoconus is a condition of the eye in which the cornea weakens and being to “bulge” out. Many doctors, like Bekah’s, liken the shape of this bulging to…

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Refractive/Clear Lens Exchange vs. LASIK Surgery

Clear lens exchange vs. LASIK surgery — Is one better than the other? If so, why? And for whom? Both LASIK and clear lens exchange (also known as refractive lens exchange) have pros and cons that are determined by a patient’s vision correction needs.

Dry Eye Syndrome

Your quick guide to dry eye causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment Dry eye syndrome, also called “dry eyes,” is a common condition caused by a lack of adequate moisture in your eyes. According to the National Women’s Health Resource Center, the likelihood of experiencing dry eyes increases with age, and dry eyes affect nearly twice as many women as men. Is it dangerous to have dry eyes? While it may be easy to overlook the burning and itching caused by dry eye syndrome, if left untreated, dry eyes can eventually lead to great discomfort. In extreme cases, dry eyes…

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Our Locations

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

Park Place Professional Building 100 Medical Center Blvd Suite 118

Conroe, TX 77304

Medical Office: 713-797-1010

Medical Fax: 713-357-7276