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...

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...

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...

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...

2015 Spring CE Seminar, May 31

The Eye Consultants of Texas CE Seminar series been a continued success, and we sincerely appreciate all ODs taking time out of their busy schedules to attend. Our 2015 Spring CE Seminar has been scheduled for Sunday, May 31 from 8:00 AM until Noon. Like previous...

Arcade Game May Further Reveal Cataract Growth

If you’re at or near the age to develop cataracts you’re well aware of the “penny pusher” or “coin pusher” arcade game. Basically you drop a coin in and it lands on a moving platform of other coins. If you drop it at the right time in the right spot, your coin pushes...