Eye Center of Texas Blog

Category: Cataract Surgery

Should I get Multifocal Intraocular Lenses with my Cataract Surgery?

“Should I get multifocal Intraocular lenses for my cataracts?” Many patients ask us this question before cataract surgery. While the decision to get cataract surgery in Houston can be easy, the patient often also has to make custom choices about their vision correction.

Is Cataract Surgery Safe?

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Is cataract surgery safe? Since very few people research vision correction until they need it, cataract surgery can, at first, seem a little scary and unfamiliar. When patients learn that they need cataract surgery, so many questions come up. Patients ask, “Is cataract surgery safe?” “How serious is cataract surgery?” and, “How much does cataract surgery cost?”

How Pools are Hurting Your Eyes, Especially Post-LASIK & Cataract Patients

It’s a scorching hot summer, and the pool is looking very good to you. You just had eye surgery a week ago, but you desperately want to go for a swim. What should you do? You should reconsider activities. Swimming in pools can be harmful for your eyes, especially since you’ve just undergone an ocular procedure like LASIK or cataract removal. Your eyes will be exposed and extremely susceptible to bacteria, so you must be careful to avoid infection. With diligent care, you can begin to swim again after only two weeks. But where is the safest place to swim?…

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in Americans 65 and older and the principal cause of blindness in the world. In fact, there are more cases of cataracts worldwide than there are of glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy combined. Facts about Cataracts A cataract is the clouding of the natural lens of the eye, the same part of the eye responsible for focusing light and enabling you to see clear images. Aside from the normal aging process, additional causes for developing cataracts include: eye injury; systemic conditions such as diabetes; the use of certain medications; long-term unprotected…

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How Much Will Cataract Surgery Cost You?

Many Houston patients ask, “How much does cataract surgery cost?” If you have cataracts, the cost of cataract surgery should not be a barrier to the care that you need to regain useful vision. In almost all instances, cataract surgery costs are considered reimbursable expenses under both Medicare and private insurance plans. If you are considering bladeless cataract surgery in Houston you should become familiar with:   How much you might need to pay out of pocket What deductibles might apply What co-pays might apply What services might not be covered or require additional payment For the vast majority of…

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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

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