Category: Eyecare

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Focusing on Diabetic Eye Disease

We recommend to our Dallas/Fort Worth patients with diabetes that they get a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year to prevent vision loss; which can ultimately lead to blindness. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common eye disease among diabetics. Cataracts and glaucoma are also common. As the name implies, diabetic retinopathy is… Read More

Back to school: a good time for parents to check their vision

It’s back to school time across Dallas/Fort Worth. It’s also when children often get their eyes checked to ensure there aren’t any vision problems that can hinder learning. It might be a good time for Mom and Dad to get their eyes checked too, or at least be aware of when they had their last… Read More

Avoiding Digital Eye Strain

These days, spending a lot of time in front of a computer or smartphone is required, desired, or both. An online Optometry Times article entitled “Wellpoint Offers 6 Tips for Handling Digital Eye Strain” notes that this puts you at risk for digital eye strain, which can cause dry eyes, red eyes, twitching eyes, blurred… Read More

The evolving role of the laser in eye surgery

It’s been quite some time since the laser moved from science fiction to “science truth,” so to speak. Today laser surgery is routine at our Dallas/Fort Worth practice, and more patients seem to be familiar with it than ever before. The first laser was approved for LASIK eye surgery in 1998. While surgeons still had… Read More

Focusing on Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome, also commonly referred to as “dry eyes” or “dry eye”, can happen for a variety of reasons. For years, Eye Consultants of Texas has been treating dry eye patients across Dallas/Fort Worth, and we are continuing to expand treatment options to relieve our patients of the discomfort dry eyes can cause. Dry… Read More

Eating your way to help reduce the risk of cataracts

From an early age, we’re told that carrots are good for our eyes. It’s no surprise that research has suggested a connection between nutrition and prevention of cataracts. Not only do we encourage a healthy diet for our Dallas/Fort Worth eye care patients, we may make nutritional recommendations as part of a patient’s treatment plan…. Read More

The importance of eye surgery follow-up is easy to see

Eye Consultants of Texas has always treated eye care as important as any other healthcare need. This may seem obvious, but LASIK, for example, tends to be marketed these days like a retail product. In other words, like the deal of the week with an amazingly low price, which often only applies to a small… Read More

Feedback is critical to how we serve each patient

At Eye Consultants of Texas, our Forth Worth and Grapevine eye care practice is firmly committed to 100% satisfaction for every patient. Each of our staff and doctors genuinely want to create a completely positive experience from the very first visit. While no practice is perfect, we’re always striving to improve in every way possible…. Read More

A simple way to correct near vision problems is closer than you think

Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) is a simple procedure that can reduce your need for reading glasses without a surgical incision. NearVision CK is an advanced CK procedure available that can correct presbyopia (nearsightedness) but also hyperopia (farsightedness). Both are associated with difficulty in seeing things up close and caused for different reasons. CK is ideal and… Read More

Visian ICL™: A more natural, permanent contact lens.

The Visian ICL™ Phakic Intraocular Lens is a permanent contact lens we offer at Eye Consultants of Texas made from collagen, the same naturally occurring substance found in your eyes. Eye Consultants of Texas founder Phillips Kirk Labor, MD was among the first in Dallas/Fort Worth to implant the Visian ICL. The Visian ICL, also… Read More