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
All Laser LASIK Austin, LASIK, LASIK Candidate?, LASIK Surgeon, Uncategorized
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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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A: LASIK has been FDA approved since the 90’s and the technology has advanced rapidly ever since. Now, ophthalmologists are able to perform blade-free, all-laser custom LASIK, which often results in 20/20 or better vision. One requirement of LASIK candidacy includes a stable prescription. Because of this, 18 years of age is the absolute minimalContinue Reading
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Presbyopia
A: Your visual complaint is very normal in patients over the age of 40. You most likely suffer from presbyopia. Presbyopia is a condition in which the natural lens of the eye loses its ability to change shape and focus, making it difficult to see objects up close. The most common symptom of presbyopia isContinue Reading
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