Eye Center of Texas Blog

Category: Eye Exams

Stay in Shape to Protect Your Eyes

Diet and lifestyle choices can directly affect your eyes. May is Healthy Vision Month and the best way to take care of your eyes is to look after your overall health and get annual eye exams.  Exercising, eating right and stop smoking are three of the best investments you can make in your vision. The American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages you to find ways to be healthier, so your vision will last a lifetime. Making healthy choices and getting regular eye exams can help reduce the risk of getting some eye diseases and can reduce vision loss or slow down the disease…

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May is Healthy Vision Month

Healthy Vision Month is a great time to learn more about eye health and how important regular comprehensive dilated eye exams are to maintaining healthy vision. Early detection of eye disease is the key to preventing vision loss and blindness. Many people who are at risk for vision loss do not know it, and millions of people in the United States have undetected vision problems and eye diseases and conditions. Are You At Risk? Eyesight has a huge impact on day-to-day living and is one of the senses most fear losing most. Unfortunately, many people often do not pay attention…

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April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Blue Eyes

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month.  Of the 4.1 million Americans age 40 and older who are visually impaired or blind, 2.6 million are women. A recent study I found shows more women than men have age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, the four leading eye diseases in the country. According to the National Eye Institute, the causes are primarily due to longevity as well as hormonal factors. The first thing every woman should do, especially those ages 40 and older, is get a dilated eye exam…because early detection and treatment, vision loss can be lessened.  Keeping…

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Do you have Pre Diabetes?

An estimated 86 million Americans, that’s one in three adults have prediabetes, and nearly 90 percent of them don’t know it. The good news is that prediabetes can be easy to diagnose and can be reversed with diet and exercise. Tomorrow, March 22, 2016 is Prediabetes Alert Day and The American Diabetes Association is asking Americans to learn where they stand with prediabetes, a condition that can lead to type 2 diabetes.  Tune in to or record The Dr. Oz Show on Tuesday, March 22, for a program about prediabetes and ways to lower your risk for developing type 2 diabetes….

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Why Is a Dilated Eye Exam Important?

March is National Save Your Vision Month and while you may think that having good vision means that your eyes are healthy, that may not always be the case.  A comprehensive eye exam that include dilation is important to help your doctor see the early symptoms of both vision-related and overall health problems. When your eyes are dilated, your eye doctor can view the entire retina, including the blood vessels and optic nerve. This allows your doctor to see early signs of damage that could be indicators of serious conditions such as diabetes, tumors, high blood pressure, infectious diseases, macular…

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6565 W. Loop S. Suite 650

Bellaire, TX 77401

Medical Office: 713-797-1010

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Pasadena, TX 77504

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Sugar Land, TX 77478

Medical Office: 281-277-1010

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Clear Lake

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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

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The Woodlands/Conroe

Park Place Professional Building 100 Medical Center Blvd Suite 118

Conroe, TX 77304

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