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Is Visian® ICL™ Right for You?

If you have been wearing contacts or glasses for a number of years, you may have reached a point in your life when you feel as though these aids are no longer as convenient as they once were. Faced with…

Everything You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

As we age, our bodies tend to lose some of the luster they once had. Unsurprisingly, our eyes are not spared from the effects of aging and our vision may suffer as a result. One of the most common complaints…

Use Your Flexible Spending Account Before the Year is Over!

As the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 appear on the horizon, you likely have countless to-do lists to check off and last minute matters to address. But if your vision is not one of these items, then…

I am getting migraines, and I am so sensitive to light. What can I do?

More than 18 million Americans suffer from migraines. Headaches and migraines are some of the most commonly misdiagnosed ailments. A migraine causes severe throbbing pain or pressure and can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound….

What is better for my teen, eyeglasses or contacts?

Approximately 4 million children under the age of 18 wear contact lenses. There is no set age or milestone that allows children to switch from eyeglasses to contacts. Some toddlers and infants wear contacts, and some teenagers wear eyeglasses. It’s…

What is the difference between Lasik and PRK?

There are two different types of laser vision corrective surgeries – Laser-assisted-in-situ keratomileusis (Lasik) and Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). Both Lasik and PRK reshape the cornea to improve vision. PRK was used before Lasik, but today both are popular ways to…

When is the recommended age to get Lasik?

 Lasik is approved by the FDA for anyone over the age of 18 . However, most surgeons recommend waiting until your mid-twenties. Until this time, your prescription and vision may still be changing. A person must have a stable prescription for…

“Dry Eye” is More Common Than You Think – What Is It and How Is It Treated?

One of the most uncomfortable feelings is a dry eye. It is one of those experiences that just won’t go away, and it seems to get worse the more you think about it. While you may feel like you need…

The Top Symptoms of Cataracts and When It’s Time to See Your Doctor

Vision is often taken for granted. However, as one of our five senses, it is important not to overlook our sight, or undervalue its important in our daily lives. When it comes to our eyes damage is often slow coming…

Can I wear the Dilation Glasses to view the Eclipse—Answer NO!!!!!

Dr. Louis Binder, O.D. Amateur Astronomer and Volunteer at the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s George Observatory. DO NOT USE the dilation glasses from your eye doctor, these do not protect you from the damage viewing a solar eclipse. DO…