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6 Common Eye Injuries and How To Treat Them

Remember when James Harden of the Houston Rockets and his injured eye was the hottest news a few weeks back? He suffered what looked like a lacerated eyelid. It certainly doesn’t sound fun, but it brings up an interesting point. What happens if you get an eye injury? Our eyes are a crucial part of… Read More


8 signs it’s time for cataract surgery in Houston

In Houston, there is so much to love at any age! There’s the Space Center that lets you get an up-close and personal look at our space program or the Downtown Aquarium filled with shark tanks, touch pools, and plenty of tropical fish. If you have noticed vision changes begin to impact your ability to… Read More


Who is at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Who is at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Did you know that one in every five people over the age of 65 will be diagnosed with Age-Related Macular Degeneration? Age-Related Macular Degeneration is often under-discussed and is not a commonly understood condition. This February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration month, and at Diagnostic Eye Center we want to educate our patients and the Houston… Read More


Why Is Laser Cataract Surgery Misunderstood In Houston?

It may be one of the most common procedures, but there’s an air of mystery around laser cataract surgery. More than that, people are often fearful when it comes up! How can an everyday procedure like laser cataract surgery be so misunderstood? We suspect part of the problem is people don’t even know what laser… Read More


that cheap sunglasses life after getting LASIK in Houston

6 Exciting Ways To Experience Houston After LASIK Surgery

There’s a lot to love about living in Houston. From our amazing museums and performing arts venues, to our renowned restaurants and one-of-a-kind vintage shops, there’s almost too much to do here. You know what would make it even better? Never having to worry about glasses or contacts again! via GIPHY Seeing Houston with crisp,… Read More


Inside Our LASIK Surgery Room

LASIK is the Most Successful Elective Procedure in the World

We’ve known this for many years, but it’s great to see the overwhelming evidence presented at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in New Orleans. LASIK is the most successful elective procedure in the world! It has the highest patient satisfaction rate, which has steadily improved over the last 20 years and is now… Read More


World Keratoconus Day

World Keratoconus Day

Today is World Keratoconus Day, which helps to raise awareness of this degenerative condition that causes the cornea to become cone-shaped. If untreated, keratoconus can lead to significant visual impairment. Thankfully, the doctors at Diagnostic Eye Center offer two surgical procedures, Corneal Cross-Linking and Intacs, as well as specialty contact lenses to help these patients…. Read More


Live Laser Eye Surgery!!

Live Laser Eye Surgery!!

Watch as Dr. Marc Sanders performs LIVE laser eye surgery for our 4th year optometry intern from the University of Houston College of Optometry. Natalie had a high myopic (near-sighted) prescription, which made Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA) a safer option for her than LASIK. Our own Dr. Andrew Salem talks you through the entire process… Read More


Vic and David

Fall in Love! A Bridal Shower for our lovely Office Manager

We completely surprised our amazing office manager, Victoria Wheeler, with a fall-themed bridal shower today! We are so excited for Victoria and David’s upcoming wedding and wish them a lifetime of happiness!