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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


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


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!


Throwback Thursday! Check out Dr. Lozano’s LASIK Procedure from 2013!

Throwback Thursday! Check out Dr. Lozano’s LASIK Procedure from 2013!

It’s Throwback Thursday! It’s been almost four years since Dr. Stephanie Lozano (formerly Dr. McMillen) had her LASIK with Dr. Sanders here at Diagnostic Eye Center. She went from a -8.00 prescription to 20/15 in a matter of minutes and is still loving her vision! Check out the entire process below, and click here to… Read More


Dr. Marc Sanders

Dr. Sanders Presents at the Harris County Optometric Society Meeting

Our own Dr. Marc Sanders recently presented at the Harris County Optometric Society meeting at the University of Houston College of Optometry. The program was titled “Approaching the Surgical Patient: Case Studies” and was aimed at educating Houston area optometrists on challenging LASIK and Cataract Surgery cases. Our Houston eye surgeons are proud to work… Read More


Baby Shower Dr. Lozano

Baby Shower Fun!

We had so much fun at the SURPRISE baby shower for our much beloved mommy-to-be Dr. Stephanie Lozano! We are beyond excited to meet baby Elena! Less than 2 months to go!