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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…

Virtually every digital device, as well as light emitting fixtures and appliances including fluorescent lamps, has light emitting diodes (LED) that radiate blue wave-length light. Emerging research suggests cumulative and constant exposure to the blue light emitted from backlit displays…

Don’t let “Spring Fever” ruin your day!

It’s that time of year again. Spring has finally arrived! It’s time to shed those winter coats and enjoy the warm weather once again. It also means that allergy season is upon us. Red, itchy eyes  have us rubbing and…

Can dry eye syndrome cause double vision?

Dry eye is a common condition in which the eye does not have an adequate amount of tears needed to properly lubricate the eye. This causes the eyes to become itchy, irritated, and painful. Tear production decreases as people age….

How To Relieve Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye can be extremely uncomfortable – itchy, scratchy, irritated, burning, and generally uncomfortable. Often, if your dry eyes are intermittent and mild, you can perform a few home remedies to alleviate them: Warm Compress Dampen a washcloth with warm…

How long will it take to recover from cataracts?‎

Cataract surgery is an extremely common procedure, with millions of procedures happening annually. It is a short procedure that usually takes 20-30 minutes, and patients are in the surgery center for a total of 2 hours from start to finish….

When Should I Have Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are a part of the natural aging process. Our eyes have a natural lens that works to focus light on the retina, giving us a clear and sharp image of the world. As we age, this lens can harden…

Is Lasik Safe?

The FDA approved Lasik eye surgery in 1999. Since then, it has become one of the most popular elective surgeries in the U.S., with over 16 million surgeries performed. After surgery, many patients achieve 20/20 vision. Yet some people still…

What is the recovery time for Lasik Surgery?

Recovery time after Lasik Surgery is rather quick, in terms of surgery – which is a huge plus for many patients, considering how necessary our eyes are to our daily lives. Lasik is a great way to improve vision problems caused…

Eye Excellence is the First to Bring Retinal OCT Angiography to Houston

State-of-the-Art Technology is used to easily identify the earliest signs of retinal disease. Houston, TX  (April 26, 2016): Good news for retina and glaucoma patients in the Houston area:  Eye Excellence, led by board-certified ophthalmologist, Mary T. Green, M.D., Ph.D.,…