Keep Your Eyes Healthy To Prevent Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy) The most common eye disease among diabetics is diabetic retinopathy. This eye disease occurs when blood vessels in the retina are damaged. This usually occurs in both eyes. The most common symptom of diabetic retinopathy is slight changes in vision. Over time, the conditionContinue Reading
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Glaucoma: Silent Thief of Sight
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve becomes damaged and can result in blindness. This is a serious eye condition that shows no early warning signs or symptoms. Typically, intraocular pressure (IOP), the pressure in the eye, is the usual causeContinue Reading
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Before you have cataract surgery with Heart of Texas Eye Institute, we will go through the different lens implant options that we offer and determine the best fit for your lifestyle, budget and visual needs. Let’s take a deep dive into this subject. An Intraocular lens, or IOL, is a lens that is implanted insideContinue Reading
Cataract Surgery, Intraocular Lens, Multifocal IOLs, Premium IOLs, Toric IOLs
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So, you’ve made the decision to inquire about LASIK. You’re tired of glasses and contacts with the yearly expense that always seems to grow year after year. Bravo to you for making the first step. Now, there are a million questions that dance around in your head. But, the most looming question you ask yourself isContinue Reading
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A: It depends. Many times surgeons will treat your dry eye condition before performing LASIK. There are a few options for those suffering from dry eye. One of the most common treatments options includes artificial tears. These do help, but they merely treat the symptoms, not the cause and can become expensive. Holding a warmContinue Reading
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