Posts made in 2019


Ophthalmologists continue to improve on LASIK despite the stellar results over the years. If a patient happens to be in the one to two percent area the operation does not help as much as expected, it is small comfort it was such a success for others. Improvements in software, in tools used, and approaches continue in the medical field. One of the ways that becomes accomplished happens when doctors do long term studies on surgical work...

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The Military and LASIK

The Military and LASIK


Posted By on Jul 31, 2019 in LASIK Surgery

In the month of November, the nation celebrates Veterans Day as a reminder of the many hours of service offered. Whether in or out of the service laser eye surgery offers a way to make the most of a soldier’s or veterans’ vision. Either because of special needs or special equipment, the medical system has begun to recognize its needs to be part of the package of serving this country. Not all branches of the service treat LASIK the...

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It’s All About The Frames


Posted By on Jul 15, 2019 in General

Though laser eye surgery reduces the need for glasses, it does not necessarily do away with eyewear. For days in the sun and some activities, a set of glasses may be needed. Work requirements often demand glasses be worn. Getting eyewear that you like makes it much more likely you will use it. The frames of glasses begin with the shape of the face. Houston Lasik does carry some line of frames and lenses for their patients. Face shape...

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Long before considering a laser eye surgery, a person can maintain or strengthen a procedure by choosing vegetables that support eye health. Eye diseases rise as age does. Some of the eye issues come from patients dealing with chronic diseases such as diabetes or heart disease. Other eye issues arise from genetics or environmental factors such as cataracts, or glaucoma. Stopping the progression of an eye issue or preventing it does...

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The National Eye Institute defines hyperopia better known as farsightedness as a refractive error. Fairly common among adults, hyperopia keeps a person from clearly seeing objects near them, and yet, they can see far away well. For some individual, the experience of farsightedness extends to all distances near and far, and the only variation is the quality of the blurring. The term refraction refers to how light bends as it passes...

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