Tag: Eye Care Houston

The Sharpest Surgical Knives are Made of Light

Sunlight streaming down from heaven surprisingly has many components. In the correct range, it provides the catalyst to make vitamin D, warms our bodies, and lets a person get a tan. Too much exposure can cause a burn, but for our eyes, the part a person does not see may cause issues as well. Known […]

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Where the Pterygiums are

Reading the word, a person could conclude that a baby dinosaur has come to visit. Though the appendage can have the shape of a pterodactyl wing, a pterygium is not its child. The eye has a translucent mucous membrane that covers it and lines the inside of the eyelid. Once in a while, the translucent […]

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Optimum Eyesight Needed for Flag Day

Every June 14th since Woodrow Wilson became President, the nation holds in highest regard Flag Day. A woman made the flag. Her business being upholstery since becoming a widow. In May of 1776, the Continental Congress had a secret committee meeting. Then a Continental Congress committee paid a visit to Betsy Ross shop. George Ross, […]

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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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Astigmatism and Laser Eye Surgery

Mostly unknown today but a Norwegian ophthalmologist with cataracts did astigmatic keratotomy in 1885. Since then, much has been learned in the knowledge of the condition and tools. In modern times the use of photorefractive techniques has treated refractive (bending of the light in the eyes) errors from astigmatism with excimer lasers in myopic eyes. […]

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