Eye Center of Texas Blog

Category: General

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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Getting to Know the Facts About LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK EYE SURGERY

When you have been dealing with imperfect vision or vision loss for a long period of time, you start to find the idea of wearing contacts or glasses frustrating. In the past, there might have been no other solution to your struggles other than to continue wearing corrective lenses. Now, surgical options such as LASIK surgery have changed the eye care and vision care game. Before you jump right into a surgical procedure, though, get all of the facts about LASIK surgery and what you can expect. Then, you will be sure that you are making the right decision for…

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LASIK Surgery Explained

LASIK Explained Blog - Woman Under Eye Machine

  LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a type of laser eye surgery used to improve an individual’s vision. It works by permanently changing the shape of the cornea, the clear covering on the front of the eye. Impaired vision in an individual occurs when light rays aren’t focused clearly on the retina—owing to an imperfectly-shaped eyeball, cornea, or lens—resulting in blurry images and the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses. LASIK corrects this impairment by using an ultraviolet laser to reshape the cornea for improved focusing. What to Expect During LASIK Surgery During the LASIK procedure, an ultra-fast femtosecond…

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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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What Causes Eye Twitches?

Eyelid twitches (or essential blepharospasm) are involuntary muscle movements that happen in one or both eyelids.  Mild occurrences are very common, similar to the minor muscle spasms most people experience in their arms or legs. If you are experiencing a pesky eyelid tic or twitch, these are possible causes. Stress. There’s not much you can do about this except try to minimize the causes of stress. Fatigue and tiredness. Not just your body, but your eyes get tired too when over-worked. Catch up with a good night’s sleep. Alcohol and caffeine. Decaf your life and cut back on alcohol consumption…

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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