21 Apr 2015
Computer Vision Syndrome
Many of us spend most of the day in front of a computer monitor, working hard at our daily jobs while enjoying all the capabilities that technology allows us to accomplish directly from our desks. After a couple of hours staring at a monitor it is common to experience eye irritation, blurred vision, and even itching and redness. All of these symptoms can be signs of Computer Vision Syndrome or CVS.
02 Apr 2015
After decades of poor vision, trouble with contact lenses, and paying for expensive glasses, many people are ready to have LASIK eye surgery. But did you know that not everyone is a good candidate for LASIK? People who have Avellino Corneal Dystrophy (ACD) should not have LASIK, because the surgery can make ACD much worse.
31 Mar 2015
Summertime in Texas often means more time spent outdoors, and studies show that being exposed to bright sunlight may increase the risks of developing cataracts and growths on the eye, including cancer. It is imperative that while enjoying the summertime weather, individuals also take the necessary steps towards protecting the eyes and making sure that eyes are protected from UV rays and other risks that come with time spend outdoors.
24 Mar 2015
Though most individuals may think that conditions like diabetes may not have much in common with eyes and eye specialists, the past couple of weeks, Marvel Eye Center has highlighted ways different aspects about diabetes and the role that eye specialists play.
10 Mar 2015
Last week, our blog highlighted ways that eye doctors can actually detect diabetes immediately with a routine eye exam. Here at Marvel Eye Center, after a flood of further questions we decided to expand on the topic a little more. While maintaining eye health is a priority for anyone and scheduling regular eye exams are a critical part of that process, for those individuals that discover they have diabetes, their immediate and long-term future may not be as clear. This week, we’d like to highlight the different types of diabetes with some information and some tips on how to deal with it. While diabetes can be a life-altering complication, with the right treatment and process, it can be managed and those diagnosed can still live a full, productive and healthy life.
03 Mar 2015
An adult-aged individual should receive an eye exam at least once every one to two years. In addition to examining the overall health of the eye, the eye doctor can detect a wealth of conditions such as glaucoma, farsightedness, nearsightedness, astigmatism, cataracts, high blood pressure and more.