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CE Seminar for Optometrists, Sunday, November 8, 2015

In continuing our series of fall, spring, and summer CE Seminars, our Fall 2015 seminar is scheduled for Sunday, November 8. CE seminars are open to interested ODs who can earn 4 CE credits (pending approval) for attending. Host speaker will be Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD whose topic will be: Comparison… Read More


Powerful Information About Crystalens and Free Brunch to Boot

Have you had a Crystalens implanted to treat cataracts or to treat other eye conditions? Are you considering Crystalens, or just thinking about it? Even if you’re an optometrist managing Crystalens patients, you don’t want to miss out on our Free Crystalens Workshop & Brunch. Here’s why: As one of the top Crystalens surgeons in the world, and… Read More


Recent Research Discovers Potential New Cataract Treatment

A cataract forms when proteins accumulate, malform and clump together. This is what causes the clouding over of the transparent lens of the eye resulting in blurred vision, halos at night, and having to reach for eyeglasses more often. Ever since cataract treatment entered the modern era, research has continually ramped up to find the… Read More


What To Look For In A LASIK Surgeon

So many LASIK surgeons advertise they’ve done thousands of procedures. That’s impressive, no doubt. And the number of procedures does say something for the surgeon’s level of experience. Like any surgery, however, quality over quantity applies to eye surgery, LASIK being no exception. The eye surgeon’s track record matters. It matters a lot because it… Read More


Dr. Labor Voted Best LASIK Surgeon in Northeast Tarrant

Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD came out the clear winner in the 2015 Living Magazine Reader’s Choice poll, voted by readers as “Best LASIK Surgeon in Northeast Tarrant County.” In 2013, Dr. Labor was voted “Best Ophthalmologist” for Northeast Tarrant County in the same Reader’s Choice poll. According to Living, there… Read More


Does it matter how many LASIK procedures a surgeon has performed?

You’ve seen LASIK surgeons advertise they’ve done thousands of procedures. Certainly, this matters a lot. The number of procedures does say something for the surgeon’s level of experience. When you apply logic, lots of procedures equal a strong track record and skillful reputation. How many LASIK procedures a doctor can effectively perform in one day… Read More


LASIK Risk Versus Contact Lens Risk

LASIK surgery and contact lenses are both intended to correct vision problems. LASIK is designed to, at the very least, minimize the need for contacts (and glasses). For years it was assumed laser eye surgery was riskier than wearing contacts. That assumption suggests otherwise based on a study conducted by the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon… Read More


Examining online doctor reviews

Do you rely on ratings websites to choose a doctor? If so, how reliable is that information? You can find reviews for any business – from restaurants to dog groomers. Healthcare is a bit more sensitive, and there has been much debate over the usefulness of online doctor ratings. Some sites have been accused of manipulating reviews based… Read More


The three main types of cataracts

Cataracts can affect people 40 years of age or older. The organization, Prevent Blindness America (PBA), has estimated that as many as 30 million Americans will have cataracts by the year 2020. PBA also estimates that that there are more cases of cataracts worldwide than glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy combined. Developing a cataract… Read More


Free LASIK Seminars Continue

Eye Consultants of Texas is continuing our series of Free LASIK seminars, typically held the last Tuesday of each month. A reminder that our May 2015 LASIK seminar will be held tonight, May 26, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. It’s 60 eye-opening minutes that could change your vision, and in many ways, your… Read More