Eye Center of Texas Blog

Category: LASIK

Contacts or LASIK: Which is Best for You?

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Contacts vs. LASIK, these two options have long vied for the honor of being labelled the “best” vision correction treatment out there. The majority of concerns that patients raise are related to cost and safety. Contact lens wearers often ask, “is LASIK safer than contact lenses?” and “is LASIK more expensive than contact lenses?”

Wearing Contacts After LASIK Eye Surgery

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While LASIK has more than an overall 95% satisfaction rate, additional corrective vision options such as contacts or glasses are sometimes necessary. Learn about the reasons some LASIK patients may have additional corrective vision needs post-LASIK, here.

How to Prepare for LASIK Eye Surgery in 7 Steps

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Learning how to prepare for LASIK eye surgery is an important step towards correcting your vision, whether you and your doctor have decided LASIK is the right procedure for you, or even if you’re still researching your options. We’ve outlined some of the key steps you can take to best prepare for your LASIK surgery.

Can LASIK Make You Bifocal-Free?

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One of our patients recently asked us, “Can you get LASIK if you wear bifocals?” It’s an interesting question. Many people must wear bifocals to help correct deteriorating vision brought on by aging. These bifocals help correct a condition called presbyopia (meaning “old eye” in Greek) that causes blurred close-range vision, especially within low light. With the onset of presbyopia, even those who have never before needed glasses may find themselves in need of bifocals—a frustrating occurrence at best.

Dry Eyes and LASIK Eye Surgery

When you think LASIK eye surgery, dry eyes might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Typically included in the list of benefits of LASIK eye surgery are improved vision, permanent results, and the ability to dispense with expensive glasses and contacts. In fact, the list of pros for LASIK eye surgery is so long that it’s easy to not take into consideration LASIK’s few drawbacks, such as the increased likelihood of having dry eyes.

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