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Category: LASIK questions

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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LASIK FAQ

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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.

LASIK or PRK?

LASIK Surgery Houston

At the Eye Center of Texas, we want to make sure our LASIK and PRK patients can see clearly and have the healthiest eyes possible. This means carefully screening our patients and doing whatever we can to prevent complications. While wavefront LASIK allows excellent custom laser eye surgery results, there are some cases in which LASIK is a poor option for vision enhancement. With that in mind, let’s consider why corneal thickness is so important. What Is LASIK Surgery? LASIK is a refractive surgery procedure that involves the use of lasers to reshape the cornea, which is the topmost central…

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What You Need To Know Post-LASIK Surgery

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Since receiving FDA approval in the 1990’s, LASIK Vision Correction has safely and effectively improved the eyesight for millions of people. An estimated 600,000 LASIK procedures are performed yearly in the U.S. and that number is on the rise. If you’re thinking about LASIK, you may want to know what to expect after this life-changing procedure. What to Expect After Surgery: The healing process starts immediately after your surgery and your doctor will recommend that you go home and rest for the remainder of the day. You may experience temporary burning and expect blurry vision immediately after surgery, but the…

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How to Choose Your LASIK Surgeon

Millions of people have turned to LASIK to correct their vision, however some people use a haphazard approach to choosing a LASIK doctor by selecting a surgeon based on cost.  While LASIK has been proven to be both safe and effective, the surgeon you choose is very important, so choose wisely.  Ask your optometrist who he/she recommends (ECT co-manages with 275+ Houston area optometrist – and if your optometrist is in our co-managment network, he/she can do you initial LASIK evaluation as well as your post operative LASIK care).  Also, ask your co-workers, friends, family who have had LASIK who they…

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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