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iStent Procedure Helps Glaucoma Patients

Glaucoma lists as one of the leading causes of blindness in the USA. As many as 3 million Americans have the condition but only 50 percent know it. No cure exists for glaucoma, but an array of treatments do. Since 2012 a minimally invasive treatment known as iStent has been helping alleviate the problems caused […]

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Resolution of the Human Eye and New Year’s Resolutions

Eyes remain one of the most complicated and fascinating structures in the human body. Digital cameras though marvelous works of mechanical engineering cannot do all that the eye can do. According to Dr. Roger Clark, a leading digital and film imaging scientist who works with NASA, the resolution of the human eye approximates 576 megapixels. […]

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Contemplating the Inconvenience of Glasses

Wearing glasses requires a sacrifice at least once a day. A person will try to do without them and end up being a contortionist in the arms just to read something. Unless a person must wear glasses, they do not understand. The following list should help people who do not wear glasses understand. 1. Once […]

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Consider the Gift of LASIK for Christmas

Presently the U.S. Census Bureau says a little over 40 million people age 65 years and older exist making them 10% of the population. In 2014 the Health and Human Services along with the Department of Commerce released a study that projected by 2050 nearly 21% of our population would be 65 years of age […]

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A Gift of Sight for Hanukkah

A “Festival of Lights” occurs every year in December that does not have the designation of Christmas. For eight nights families will gather around a menorah. The sacred candle represents Divine inspirations, wisdom, and light. Known as a sacred vessel in the Holy Temple of Jerusalem the menorah connects Jews to their history while moving […]

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Improved Technology Treats Presbyopia and Astigmatism Simultaneously

Cataracts define as a clouding of the lens related to aging. About half of 80-year-old Americans have cataracts in the making or had to have cataract surgery. The lens in the eye has a transparency that lets the light shine through to concentrate on the retina. It allows nerve signals to process properly to the […]

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Media Personalities Who Have Had LASIK

Movies thrill and astound us. One-person hosted shows give us a glimpse of what all a media personality can do. Behind all the glitz and special effects lies real human beings. To do all those marvelous scenes takes a keen eye. Reading a teleprompt under bright lights can become difficult for those Red Carpet and […]

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Evolution of Lasik

With each new technology in medicine, a trend of personalizing the techniques for patient care occurs. LASIK from its beginning had a customization element. The laser eye surgery cannot even be performed unless it is customized for the cornea to be operated on. Whether a clinic or hospital the experience itself becomes personalized from the […]

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Give Thanks for Clear Eyesight This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving will soon be here and everybody is planning on ways to make it even more special than last year. Now, before you start looking for a new recipe to surprise and delight the whole family with, why not celebrate Thanksgiving by being thankful for your healthy eyesight and making sure that you and your […]

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Risks With LASIK

All surgeries entail some risk. LASIK continues to have a high rate of success with patients mostly because of the caring compassion of the doctors who believe in the procedure. LASIK surgery should not be taken lightly. Your eyes are an important part of your well-being. A fair assessment of any surgery is knowing the […]

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Who invented LASIK eye surgery?

LASIK is among the foremost refractive eye surgeries. It defines as a form of a corrective procedure to reshape the cornea. Excimer lasers exist for this purpose. Intended to treat conditions such as myopia, astigmatism and hypermetropia, this type of surgery is common in the treatment of congenital conditions as well. Currently, a proven and […]

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UV Radiation and LASIK

Summer has arrived, and with the recent news from NOAA that the sun has increased the number of solar flares, it throws at us, its time to look at UV radiation levels. In the solar flares exist a variety of light waves which effect the body one of which lists as UV radiation. UV radiation […]

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Types of Surgeries

No one technique fits every patient. That is why the Houston Lasik clinic trains its staff and doctors in several techniques. If LASIK laser eye surgery becomes determined not to give you the best eyesight Houston Lasik has other options. What are the surgeries or terms used in a LASIK center? 1. LASIK means laser […]

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Can Yoga help maintain eyesight?

In short – YES! Yoga exercises have existed for thousands of years to improve the eyesight at a holistic level and not just at a site-specific or organ-specific level. The benefits of this 5000-year-old methodology based on exercises known as asanas are well known. Houston Lasik uses many natural methods in eye care to make […]

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Watch Out For the Blue Light By Getting Your Sunglasses Today

Most people have heard that prolonged exposure to UV light can create cataracts in eyes over the long term. Eyes also need protection from shorter wavelengths of visible light. The shorter wavelength of visible light emits the wavelength of blue and violet. That lists as the wavelength, not the actual color.  The Eclipse and the […]

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Questions About LASIK

LASIK, an acronym, means laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis defines as a vision correction laser surgery. FDA approved the surgery has been around for 20 years, and it modifies the shape of the cornea. The cornea is the clear covering on the front of the eye that allows light to pass through to reach the retina. […]

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Elderly and Lasik

Now, close to ten percent of the population in the USA lists as elderly. The census defined elderly as those Americans of age 65 or older. Most of those senior Americans need eye care even in Houston. Health and Human Services with the Department of Commerce determined in its 2014 study that by 2050 that […]

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Children and LASIK

The FDA recommends LASIK surgery for 18 years old and above. The reasons vary for the constraint with age such as a refractive error in the eyes change as a child grows. What was accepted as normal eye vision indicators as a toddler will not be the same as a teenager. Prescriptions frequently change in […]

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Back to School Means Eye Exam Time

Foundational to learning, reading offers the information that sets the stage for exploring what career options a person has. Reading requirements at college level remain heavy with assignments of many chapters to cover the material necessary. If any problems with the eyes exist in young adults, it will show. Symptoms • Eyes feeling sore or […]

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Did you ever wish for an eagle’s sight?

Having a hawk’s or eagle’s visual acuity lists as something that many people desire. But truth be told – it is impossible. An eagle’s head structure and placement of its eyes allow it to have a wider field of vision – which is almost 360 degrees. On the other hand, a human’s field of vision […]

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Can LASIK enhance a sports person’s life and career?

The answer is yes, no, and maybe – all of them deserve the same proportion of acceptance. A LASIK surgery can enhance any person’s life – sportsperson or not. Wearing glasses or contacts may be uncomfortable for sports people. Statistics suggest that very few sports people wear glasses, although the number of them wearing contacts […]

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The Eyes in Ancient Cultures

The symbol of the eye became an important part of people’s culture during the ancient times. Many of their beliefs have in fact became part of our own culture and symbols. Some of these beliefs affect how people approach LASIK and laser eye surgery. Here are some of the beliefs about the eyes during the […]

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Poor Vision During the Ancient Times

The first eyeglass was invented during the 13th century, but even before that people were already suffering from poor vision. Nearsightedness and farsightedness were quite common. In fact, historical accounts exist of people suffering from poor eyesight. Some but not all of it due was due to their cultures, such as being injured in the […]

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LASIK Screening Guide

Laser in-situ keratomileusis or LASIK has now become the preferred choice for many doctors and patients because of how effective and safe it is compared to the other forms of treatment. Not only is it very effective and safe, it is also generally painless and the recovery fast. However, not all patients make a good […]

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It’s Not Vision Loss, You’re Just Pregnant

A lot of changes happen to the body when one becomes pregnant and some of these changes affects one’s vision. If you are pregnant and experiencing changes in your vision, here are some insights that you may find interesting.    Changes in Cornea During pregnancy, the cornea undergoes changes in the curvature and thickness of […]

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Are You at Risk for Ocular Hypertension

You may not know it but you may be actually suffering from ocular hypertension or high eye pressure. Ocular hypertension happens when the pressure in the eye becomes abnormal. This may cause glaucoma and even vision loss. Ocular hypertension is in fact quite common so it’s important to have your eyes checked by your doctor. […]

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How did the Eyes Evolve?

The eyes are amongst the most complex organs in the body. The question as to how the eyes evolved has always confounded people. Darwin’s theory does not completely explain the evolution of the eye through the process of natural selection and mutation. Darwin has also upheld this fact and conceded that his theory could not […]

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Changes to the Eyes at Middle Age

As we age naturally occurring changes to the body nudges us to make adjustments. One of the areas of the body affected by aging becomes our eyes. Around the middle forties, some adults see a blurring when they try to read. Classified as a normal change known as presbyopia the lens becomes slightly less flexible. […]

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Why Don’t Older Celebrities Wear Glasses

We love to watch them play sports, do movies or TV Shows. We admire their fine looks and antics that entertain us. We notice as we age they seem not to at first. When we are well into our reading glasses they have youthful appearing eyes. How? Many celebrities have discovered the gift of LASIK. […]

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Trouble with reading? Try taking Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids in the diet

New research by scientists at the Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre indicated that taking Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids improved the cognitive ability of children. The test was conducted on children with difficulty reading, writing and comprehending. It must be noted that while most fats can be produced within the body, Omega-3 and Omega-6 has to be […]

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Patience and Your Vision

When your vision becomes blurry or when seeing at night becomes a challenge that gets worse due to halos or starbursts, it is tempting to want the problem to end right away. In fact, ending the problem as quickly as is humanly possible can become your main goal. However, often being patient is the best […]

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When You Just Can’t Quite See

It’s the time of year that things go bump in the night, but before you think you just have seen a ghost, consider checking your vision. Blurry vision affects the quality of life. Many causes exist for blurred vision. In most cases, it can be corrected. Often the blurring comes on gradually Common causes of […]

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New Approach Developed for Laser Surgery

Globally LASIK has become the surgery of choice for improving vision. What has impressed doctors has been patients ask for the surgery even though insurance classifies it as an elective. Study after study has shown it highly effective for improving vision in certain areas. One of the reasons the surgery has remained popular despite out […]

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LASIK For 65 and Older

A fact of aging gracefully for most people lists as the eyes weaken over time. For some the cornea clouds and eye sight dim, but otherwise the eye remains healthy. Others have serious eye diseases that must become managed carefully. Since we are living longer healthier lives quality of life maintenance becomes an important issue. […]

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Should you have a Laser Retinal Scan

Should you have a laser retinal scan? A lot of people have been asking this question as many eye doctors recommend them. So, to finally answer this question, here are some facts about laser retinal scan, its benefits and when it is recommended. What is Laser Retinal Scan Laser retinal scan is a new form […]

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Infant Vision, How Babies Learn to See

Everything in life must be learned and that includes seeing. Infants learns to see, in the same way that they learn to hear and eventually talk. Seeing is something that is developed over time. We are born with the body parts that can allow us to see things, but the ability to make sense of […]

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Dark Circles Under the Eye, What You Should Know

Dark circles under the eye is something that all of us have had. Most often we have it when we do not have enough sleep. There are also people who seem to always have dark circles under their eyes. In most cases, the dark circles under the eyes are accompanied by bags or puffiness. The […]

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Bionic Eye, the Future of Vision Loss

It seems so unfair that people who suffer from hearing loss can now have cochlear implant to restore their hearing while people who are suffering from vision loss or low vision cannot rely on technology. Well, this may soon be a thing of the past as bionic eye has now been tested with grand success.  […]

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A Day in a Life: After Lasik

A lot of people are asking how Lasik can change one’s vision. What they actually mean, although they may not be aware of it, is how much change can Lasik make in their lives. Well, this is of course very subjective since we all depend on our eyes in different ways. Moreover, some of us […]

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KAMRA inlay See the difference! See with a difference!

Expert eye specialists at the Sugarland Eye & Laser Center in Houston deliver front-running eye solutions. KAMRA inlay is the new-found long-lasting solution that is touted as a revolutionary approach in enhancing near-vision. Visit an eye surgeon to understand if patients who have undergone cataract, LASIK, PRK etc. can benefit from KAMRA inlay. Restores near-vision […]

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