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Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Summer is one of the most fun times of the year. With the warmer temperatures, you can finally enjoy all of those outdoor activities that your family loves. But, while you’re fishing on the boat, building sand castles at the beach or relaxing by the pool don’t forget about the potential dangers that the sun […]


Steps To Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Diseases

Steps To Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Diseases

A diabetic patient is at a very high risk of developing eye diseases especially glaucoma and cataract, there is, however, ways to keep your eyes safe during your diabetes. Follow these simple steps: Visit Your Optometrist Once or twice a year, it is highly recommended that you visit your eye doctor for a detailed check-up. […]


Ocular Migraines Symptoms Causes and Treatment

Ocular Migraines: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Ocular migraines are non-permanent, visual disturbances that can have an effect on either one or both of your eyes. Such migraines are usually painless and will sometimes lead to blindness in one eye for a short time usually less than an hour. It is a rare problem, and researchers suggest that its symptoms will manifest […]


Vision-Based Learning Problems in Children

Vision-Based Learning Problems in Children

Undetected vision problems in children are known to directly affect a child’s ability to progress confidently in learning environments. The extra effort that is exerted towards concentrating and gathering information visually, at the same time will diminish the mental resources left for understanding and making intuitive connections with that information. Dyslexia is a widely known […]


What to Expect at an Eye Exam

What to Expect at an Eye Exam

Protecting your vision is critical. In many situations, lost vision cannot be repaired. Yet, with preventative care and routine visits to the eye doctor, not only can you potentially see better, but you may be able to avoid vision loss or distortion. Everyone needs an eye exam from Eye Care Associates at least one time […]


6 Ways to Protect Your Eyes this Winter

6 Ways to Protect Your Eyes this Winter

You probably know that you should protect your eyes during the summer, but did you know that you should protect your eyes during the winter too? Cold, dry air and bright sunlight in Houston can damage your eyes and affect your eyesight. This winter, protect your eyes with these easy tips from Dr. Sami El […]


Thanksgiving Foods For Healthy Eyes

Thanksgiving Foods For Healthy Eyes

Thanksgiving is a great time to share a traditional meal with family and to give thanks. This is a time where most people are probably not thinking about their eye health. That being said, many of the foods served in a traditional Thanksgiving feast actually promote good eye health. These staples are rich in nutrients […]


Why a Vision Exam is Good for Your Eyes – and Your Health

Why a Vision Exam is Good for Your Eyes – and Your Health

Did you know that an eye exam can detect signs of serious health conditions? According to a 2011 study, eye doctors found symptoms of some diseases before other health care professionals. This included diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Also, people are more likely to have a regular eye exam than an annual physical. […]


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Keeping Your Eyes Healthy In the Texas Heat

Texas heat is known for being difficult to deal with, but people often overlook eye care when they are planning their strategies to beat the heat. Eyes require protection from the sun’s rays and they must be kept moistened during Texas’s dry heat of summer. Intense heat coupled with dust can create an uncomfortable eye […]


Diabetes And Your Eyes

Diabetes And Your Eyes

Diabetes affects your blood sugar level by decreasing the production of insulin by pancreatic beta cells. But, apart from impacting your glucose metabolism does it impact other tissues and systems within your body? Yes, of course, it does. Your immune system is compromised that might lead to infections, you are at higher risk of cardiovascular […]


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