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Are Over The Counter Readers A Good Alternative To Prescription Glasses?


Over the counter reading glasses are convenient, inexpensive options, but do not offer the accuracy or the monitoring of your eye health you need.

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How Do I Get My Teenager To Wear Glasses?


Many teens reject wearing glasses, but you as a parent can take steps to make the experience more pleasant for him or her.

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What Are Those Spots And Stars In Front Of Your Eyes?


Floaters and flashes are normal due to aging, surgery, or swelling in the eye, but can indicate serious problems if their patterns change.

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Can An Eye Exam Spot Diabetes


Your eye doctor can help spot signs of diabetes in your annual eye exam, so be sure to schedule your annual exam even if there is no change in your vision.

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Understanding Double Vision(Diplopia)


Seeing double? There are many reasons for Diplopia. Find out what could be causing your double vision and how it can be treated.

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How To Manage Dry Eyes In The Winter


Suffer from dry eyes in winter? Find out how to manage dry eyes on your own at home with these tips from the optometrists at Eye Site in Houston.

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Eye Health for Aging Eyes


There are many things you can do for your eyes to keep them healthy and to minimize the effects of aging.

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Relief for Itchy, Watery Eyes


Eye allergies are one of the most common forms of allergic reactions and should be diagnosed by a licensed optometrist. While allergy symptoms can range from barely noticeable to completely unbearable there is ways to get needed relief.

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Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Eye Styes


Some people have a consistent problem with infections such as styes. Prevention and treatment sometimes requires the help of an optometrist who can accurately diagnose and treat the problem.

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Causes and Treatment of Optic Neuritis


Optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve and can be scary, and difficult to treat. Fortunately, most people who develop this condition recover, and never have a recurrence of it. Learn more.

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Eye Site - Featured in Community Impact Newspaper


Eye Site has recently been featured in locally based newspaper Community Impact.

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The Benefits of Vision Therapy


Vision Therapy is a personalized treatment for each patient. Visual abilities, processing and skills are improved and patients have been known to experience more comfort with their eyesight as well. Learn more.

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Conditions Vision Therapy Can Help Correct


Vision therapy is a form of non-surgical treatment that helps to improve some eye problems, such as blurriness and crossed eyes. But it is also a tool that helps people who have learning disabilities.

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What Causes Blurry Vision?


Blurry vision happens when the light that enters is bent at the wrong angle or when either the retina or the optic nerve has been damaged. Learn more about what causes blurry vision.

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What to Do If You Suffer an Eye Injury


Unfortunately, injuries and accidents will happen from time to time. If you injure your eye, it is important to know the proper treatment because the faster you act, the less chance that your vision will be permanently damaged.

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Can Phakic IOLs Help You?


Are you considering LASIK, but worry that the procedure may not be the right one for you? Phakic intraocular lenses (PIOLs) may be an option as Phakic intraocular lenses offer an alternative to traditional laser vision correction, particularly for people with high myopia.

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Why Do Eyeglass Prescriptions Expire After One Year


People who wear eye glasses or contact lenses are reminded to have their eyes examined annually. However, they don't always understand why it's important to visit the optometrist at least once a year. Here's what you should know about your eyes, how they can change and why you should have your prescription checked every twelve months.

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The Link Between Good Vision and Good Grades in School


A good education is an important part in helping children to prepare for adult life. Research shows that some factors can impair learning and lead to poor performance in the classroom. Impaired sight is such an issue that can have a significant effect on academic performance.

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How to Tell When Your Child Needs an Eye Exam


The Vision Council of America says that their research reveals that one in four children have a vision problem that needs correcting. Uncorrected vision problems may interfere with learning, impact behavior, and change the way that children interact with the world around them.

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How Smoking Impacts Your Eyes


Smoking can impact eye health in many detrimental ways. Some of the side effects and damage associated with this behavior can be significant and irreversible on the health and well-being of eyes. Even being exposed to second hand smoke can cause the same undesirable effects.

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How to Tell If You Need Glasses


Many people ignore or misunderstand their symptoms instead of admitting they might need glasses. Outside of visiting an optometrist, there are common symptoms that may indicate that a person needs to wear glasses.

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Why Do My Contact Lenses Hurt My Eyes?


Anyone who has worn contact lenses can attest to the fact that their regular maintenance is absolutely necessary in order to avoid lens damage, eye irritation, pain and other serious issues. If you're one of many who sleeps with their contacts in while sleeping you could be doing more harm than good...

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Tips for Computer Eye Strain Relief


You may not realize it, but working in front of a computer screen for extended periods of time can really take a toll on your vision. So whether you have just started your computer-desk job or have been at it for years, there is never a bad time to start taking actions to reduce the strain on your eyes while you work at your computer.

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Tips for Parents on Buying Children's Eyeglasses


Your child's vision is always important. So what are some good points to go off of when choosing your child's next pair of eyeglasses.

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My Eye's Are Always Burning


Do you suffer from burning, dry or red eyes? You might be suffering from a common or serious medical condition. Find out what might be causing you to feel like your eyes are burning.

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Is Sleeping in Contact Lenses Bad for My Eyes?


Sleeping with contacts in your eyes for one night may not be dangerous, but repeatedly denying your eyes a chance to "breathe" without contacts can cause long-term damage...

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Importance of Eye Exams


Scheduling routine eye exams and check-ups with an optometrist is an important and safe step to ensuring the best quality of care for your eyes and health.

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Include the Optometrist this Year in the Back to School Routine

Pave the Way For Our Children's Success

With the majority of a school child's day spent reading, writing, working at a computer, or attending to a chalk board or white board, clear vision is necessary for student learning and achievement...

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Macular Degeneration Prevention

An Explanation of the Eye Condition and Some Helpful Methods to Prevent It

Macular degeneration is an age-related condition of the eye that can lead to blindness in an individual's center field of vision. Although this condition does not cause total blindness, it can decrease quality of life by affecting central vision...

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How to Prevent Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)

Learning Methods To Keep Your Eyes From Infection

Considering that every year 3 million school days are lost due to acute conjunctivitis in children alone, preventing this common eye infection should be a priority for everyone.Pink eye is extremely contagious.

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Intralase "Bladeless" LASIK

Vision Correction in Houston and Katy from Eye Site Texas

The Intralase, or "bladeless" Lasik differs from the traditional Lasik procedure in that the eye doctor uses a high-energy laser, called a femtosecond laser, to create the flap instead of a scalpel, or microkeratome. This means that a scalpel or blade never touches the patient's eye...

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Healthy Foods for Your Eyes

Eating Right to Maintain and Preserve Our Vision

Millions of Americans today are trying to stay healthy, either by cutting certain foods out of their diets, exercising more, or becoming a more proactive individual. All doctors and nutritionists can agree that eating healthy...

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Buying Recommendations for Sunglasses in Houston

Protecting Your Vision During the Summer

As anyone who lives in Houston, Texas should know, the climate is ever changing and the summers can include uncomfortably hot weather which can have an impact on your vision.Year round the sun emits harmful UV rays that can damage not only your skin but also your eyes...

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Houston Eye Center Tips for Healthy Vision

Importance of Eye Care

Healthy eyes and good vision are important for both children and adults. At Eye Site Texas, your local Houston eye center, we care for your overall eye health. According to the studies from the American Academy of Ophthalmology...

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Eye Doctors In Houston (Optometry)

Optometrists in Houston, Texas, and Eye Care Services

Finding the right eye doctor can be confusing at times, but our experienced and skilled staff of Houston eye doctors at Eye Site Texas is here to help make your choice a simple one. With over 25 years of experience in family eye care, Eye Site Texas provides state-of-the-art eye care...

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