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May is Healthy Vision Month

Did you know that most vision problems are preventable?  Most people assume vision loss is a natural part of getting older, but it doesn’t have to be. Protect your future by taking care of your eyes with these every day tips: Wear Sunglasses – It is important to wear sunglasses, even on cloudy days.  They […]

Astigmatism: It’s Simpler Than it Sounds

Astigmatism: It’s Simpler Than it Sounds

In the medical field, sometimes it feels like the more confusing the word is, the simpler the condition. For example, you most definitely suffered from sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia at some point in your childhood, though your friends called it something different. Astigmatism is just like that. Despite the confusing name, it really just means your eye […]

How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Eyes

How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Eyes

The spring season is notorious for causing some people a lot of misery. Itchy, watery, and painful eyes can make the prettiest time of year the most dreadful. However, there is good news for those of you who suffer from seasonal allergies- relief is possible. Why You’re Eyes Hate Spring If your eyes overreact when […]

Houston Myopia Eye Care

Why is it so important to slow down your child’s nearsightedness?

Blurry distance vision but clear near vision…that’s the short and sweet definition of nearsightedness or in clinical terms, myopia. For those of us who have myopia, it may not seem like a big deal. We just wear our glasses and contacts and the world is clear. But, imagine if, when you were a child, your […]

Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist

TBI Friendly Yoga Event at The Atrium Yoga Studio

March is TBI (traumatic brain injury) Awareness Month and we want to bring awareness to the vision problems that are often caused by a brain injury.  The Atrium Yoga Studio and Bellaire Family Eye Care have partnered to offer a TBI friendly yoga class in order to help bring awareness and offer real support for […]

Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

Imagine this scene: You are in the kitchen preparing a delicious surprise dinner for your spouse. You start off by chopping up some peppers and throwing them into a pan with some oil to sauté them. As the pan sizzles, a rogue pop sends a drop of hot oil straight towards your eye! Out of […]

Contact Lenses Houston

Can I Wear Contact Lenses After Refractive Surgery?

The short answer to this question is “YES!” But, some of you may be thinking, “Why would I want to do that? I did the procedure to get out of contacts!” For those of you who have great vision at both distance and near after your procedure, the idea of wearing contact lenses post-surgery is […]

Common Vision Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Common Vision Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Of all our senses, we probably rely on our eyesight the most for nearly everything. In everyone’s desperate attempts to prevent aging or eye degeneration, you may have come across advice from family and friends on how to keep your eyes healthy. Some of this advice may be true, but oftentimes, if you did not […]

Common Contact Lens Mistakes

Common Contact Lens Mistakes

It’s more common than you might think for contact lens wearers to make mistakes when it comes to caring for their eyes. While these mistakes may seem insignificant, they can have serious repercussions. One contact lens wearer tragically ended up blind after wearing her contact lenses for six months straight. The amoeba Acanthamoeba Keratitis began […]


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