Fast-growing cataracts? Aggressive cataracts? Fast-developing cataracts? If you’re accustomed to the idea that cataracts always grow slowly, you may be confused when you hear someone mention these kinds of cataracts.
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May is Ultraviolet (UV) Awareness Month and, for that reason, a perfect time to talk about UV damage to eyes. Anyone who has had a sunburn is familiar with the harmful effects of UV rays on the skin. UV damage to eyes, however, seems to fly under the radar, even though it is also fairly common. Do your blinkers a favor and learn about the effects of UV damage to eyes and how they can be prevented.
LASIK FAQ: it’s one of our most-requested resources to publish. Every year, hundreds of thousands of LASIK procedures are performed in the United States, and millions are performed around the world. With more and more people turning to LASIK for their vision needs, Eye Center of Texas, strives to provide the best LASIK in Houston. We hope this guide of LASIK FAQs helps answers your questions.
Ready for some good news? If you’re considering having glaucoma and cataract surgery done together, you may now be able to take advantage of the innovative iStent eye surgery. For many, the iStent eye surgery has reduced both their intraocular pressure and their use of (sometimes expensive) medicated eye drops. To make a good deal better, iStent eye surgery is typically covered by insurance.
Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease that weakens the cornea. Until recently, a keratoconus diagnosis meant having to purchase new prescriptions eyewear every year in order to stay one step ahead of blurred vision. Today, a new procedure for keratoconus, corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL), has improved ophthalmology’s ability to treat keratoconus.