Eye Health Houston

Best Rx for the Eyes – Go Outside!

There’s nothing better for your eyes than to be outdoors; and summertime, although hot, is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors.  Whether walking in the neighborhood, swimming, hiking, playing baseball, going for a run, or enjoying water time at a lake or beach, our eyes love open space.  While indoors, our eyes use […]

Recruiting For A New Nearsightedness (Myopia) Study

Bellaire Family Eye Care is currently seeking children ages 7-12 to participate in an innovative new contact lens study on nearsightedness (myopia).  Research has shown that early onset of nearsightedness can have both short- and long-term impacts. In the short term, it can impact a child academically. In the long term, it can potentially lead […]

Autism and Vision Houston

Autism and Vision

At Bellaire Family Eye Care, our mission is to provide exceptional eye care and personalized service in a friendly and professional atmosphere, and that is for ALL patients!  April is Autism Awareness Month so we turn our focus to this special population. Autism is a developmental disability which impacts brain functions and all sensory systems.  […]

Brain Injury Vision Help

Mild to Severe Brain Injuries Can Cause Significant Vision Problems

March is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness month and with that, comes a great opportunity to enhance knowledge on prevention and how TBIs affect our vision. From a seemingly mild concussion to a severe closed head injury, vision can be dramatically altered even when the eyes themselves are not harmed.  Vision occurs throughout our brains, […]

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (or AMD)

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness (AMD) Month and our goal is to spread awareness about this eye disease. As we age, our eyes may frequently change and require support from glasses or contact lenses.  They may also develop more challenges with becoming dry or more sensitive to allergens.  But probably the most challenging and […]

Dr. Tucker | Specialty Contact Lenses | Scleral Lenses Houston

Vision Vlog Myopia Monday: How to Prevent Myopia Onset

Welcome to our new Myopia Monday Series on the Vision Vlog! Join Dr. Ashley Tucker as she explains what you need to know about myopia. Myopia is nearsightedness, which means you have difficulty seeing things far away. One of the most frequently asked questions our optometrists get is “why did my child become myopic?” The […]

Bellaire Family Eye Care Expanding

Bellaire Family Eye Care is Expanding

We are so thrilled to announce that we are expanding our offices of Bellaire Family Eye Care and construction has begun! We have been in need of more space and updates for some time now and more space is now ours. Stay tuned for our progress and our grand opening of the New Bellaire Family […]

Dr. Aamena Kazmi | Dry Eye Specialist Houston

Daily Vision Vlog: Myopia Mondays

What is myopia? Myopia is nearsightedness and can see well at near but need a prescription to see well at a distance. The number of patients diagnosed with myopia is increasing at an alarming rate and the World Health Organization predicts that by 2050, 50% of the world’s population will be myopic. One of the […]

Dr. Tucker | Specialty Contact Lenses | Scleral Lenses Houston

Daily Vision Vlog: Contact Lens Tips

Dr. Tucker has the following tips for proper contact lens wear: 1. Throw away your contact lens at the time appropriate time. For example, if you have daily contact lenses, it is important to throw them away at night. The countdown for when it needs to be thrown away starts when you open the sealed […]

Dr. Voss Houston Optometrist

Daily Vision Vlog: 3 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Join Dr. Voss as she discusses the best things we can do to make sure our eyes are healthy. Here are 3 things she recommends: 1. Eat well – Our eyes require nutrition to function properly so eating fruits and vegetables is super important. 2. Exercise – Increasing your heart rate during exercise is good […]

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