Eye Center of Texas Blog

Category: Technology

Does Looking At Your Phone Too Much Hurt Your Eyes?

Is my cell phone harmful to my health? It’s a question that none us wants to think about but everyone needs to consider. Known health risks caused by smartphone use include neck issues, thumb strain, and the dangers of distracted driving (done either by you or someone else). But does looking at your phone hurt your eyes?

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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Technology Matters

Because we value our commitment to our patients we utilize only state-of-the-art equipment based on its outstanding performance, quality, track record and safety features. LASIK – VISX S4 Excimer Laser:  Ultra-precise correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism allowing patients to have successful LASIK outcomes and reduces night vision issues. Cataract Surgery – LenSx Laser:  Traditional cataract surgery produces excellent outcomes.  However, until recently the major steps of cataract surgery were done using manual techniques.  Now we are able to offer our patients the latest technology which has set the new standard for safety and precision in cataract surgery – Laser…

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Lost Cost LASIK – You Get What You Pay For!

I just spoke to a potential LASIK patient and he wanted to know why ECT’s LASIK price is more expensive than the LASIK center across the freeway from our Bellaire location. Here’s the low down on LASIK centers that advertise “LASIK starting at $499. per eye”. Technology Not all LASIK centers offer the latest LASIK technology: ECT only offers Custom Bladeless LASIK, the most advanced LASIK technology available today. It requires the use of a Wavefront Analyzer and a second laser to create a thin layer of corneal tissue. A cheaper LASIK center is more than likely to offer the…

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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