Category: General

Ghosts, Spots and Halos Oh MY!

In the month of October, everyone expects to see some unusual visuals such as ghosts, fiends, vampires, goblins, ghouls, and gremlins. They enter our workplaces, our homes and everyone laughs and giggles at the dark side who has no power except lies and fears if someone believes such silliness. After that continuing to comment on […]

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It’s All About The Frames

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 […]

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Vegetable Days and Vegetable Ways for the Eyes

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 […]

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What is Hyperopia?

Looking off in the distance on a variety of vistas remains one of life’s pleasures. But if it becomes one of the few things a person sees with clarity that type of eyesight can have a major effect on life activities. Refractive errors cause blurry vision. A refractive error defines as an issue where the […]

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Glaucoma Facts and Information

Glaucoma The National Eye Institute defines glaucoma as a swelling of the eye that causes optic nerve damage. Though not all the mechanisms that cause the condition have been discovered what has become known remains that intraocular pressure caused by the flow of the vitreous gel from cells does not drain at the same rate […]

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How to Pay for LASIK Surgery

Despite its record success LASIK Houston remains classified as an elective cosmetic surgery. One of the clauses in most insurance policies states if LASIK becomes the only conceivable medical option to treat a serious eye problem insurance will pay. Insurance most always will pay for glasses and eye contacts both of which Houston LASIK does. […]

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Refractive Eye Surgery in Children

Neither the FDA nor the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommend a standard practice of performing refractive surgery on the eyes of children. The FDA sets the lower limit of best practice at the age of 18 years. The American Academy of Ophthalmology takes the stance of Preferred Practice Pattern. What that means for ophthalmologists is […]

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How Menopause Affects Women’s Eyes

A natural process biologically, menopause marks the end of the menstrual cycle. The official beginning of menopause does not start with missing a couple of periods, but with 12 continuous months of missing cycles. Once that one-year anniversary of no menstrual periods occurs physicians state a woman has entered menopause. Long before that peri-menopause causes fluctuations in the body systems so altered states of hormones, triglyceride levels, and emotional states occur. Menopause affects a woman’s whole body. The changes it initiates occur system-wide including differences in sight in the eyes.

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LASIK Follows the Democratic Paths of Thomas Jefferson

America remains a nation of inventors and innovators. Part of the lifeblood of democracy it came from the Founding Fathers itself like Thomas Jefferson. Born on April 13, 1743, this author of the Declaration of Independence spoke four languages and read two others. He continually invented or improved others’ inventions. Jefferson made plows that tilled […]

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Fighter Pilots and LASIK

The vision requirements for fighter pilots are strict. Flying is no child’s play and requires optimal vision – or in simpler words, nearly a hawk’s vision. Almost every service in the military that is relevant to operating aircraft in the skies requires a 20/20 vision. Before 2007, candidates who underwent LASIK or PRK became disqualified. […]

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