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8 Signs It’s Been Too Long Since You Saw An Eye Doctor

When it comes to caring for your eyes, you may not see your eye doctor as often as you should. But if it’s been years or decades since you last saw one, it has definitely been too long. Not sure if you should see your eye doctor? Keep reading for 8 signs it’s been too… Read More


7 Of The Top Dry Eye Myths To Avoid

As allergy season approaches, many people will also start dealing with the frustrating symptoms of dry eye syndrome. But what many people don’t realize is there are a lot of myths out there about dry eyes. Not sure what to believe anymore? Keep reading for 7 of the top dry eye myths to avoid!


What An Eye Exam Can Tell You About Your Health

Think eye exams are only for people that have vision problems? Think again! Eye exams can tell you a lot about your health beyond whether you’re nearsighted or farsighted. If you can’t remember the last time you had one, it may be time to schedule your next eye exam and check up on your vision… Read More


Do’s and Don’ts of Fall Eye Care

As the temperatures get cooler in Houston, it’s time to think about how to address your vision care with the changing seasons! Though it won’t be cold enough to be a true winter here in Texas, it’s a good time to think about keeping your eyes healthy and safe. Keep reading for some do’s and… Read More


Does Dry Eye Treatment Work?

If you suffer from dry, itchy eyes, it may feel like you can never get any relief. Add in allergy season and pollen, and it gets even worse! But it can be hard to know if you have dry eyes, allergies, or both. Not only that but if you have dry eye, are there treatments… Read More


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