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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 […]

Lipiflow Houston

LipiFlow, A Revolutionary Dry Eye Treatment

Bellaire Family Eye Care is now offering a breakthrough treatment for dry eye sufferers! Evaporative dry eye is the leading cause of dry eye disease, and is predominately caused by blocked oil glands leading to a deficiency of the tear film. Overtime, dry eye disease can lead to damage on the eye surface and impact […]

Five eye health approved foods for your holiday feast

Five Eye Health Approved Foods for Your Holiday Feast

Eye health is one of those things that many of us don’t really think about while planning a holiday feast. But since just about everything in our life relies on having accurate vision, it’s safe to say that eating eye health-focused foods should be a priority. Yet that brings the question, what foods actually support […]

Dry Eyes in Winter

‘Tis the Season for Dry, Irritated Eyes!

Winter climates often bring windy conditions outdoors and heat radiating indoors – conditions that promote evaporation of tears from the ocular surface at a pace too rapid for the glands producing tears to effectively keep up with. The result is pain, irritation, blurred vision, itchy eyes, and even reflexive tearing in response to excessive dryness. […]

Keratoconus Facts & Infographic | Houston Keratoconus treatment

What is Keratoconus?

World Keratoconus Day, November 10th, was established to help raise awareness about the effect keratoconus has on the people diagnosed with keratoconus, their family and friends. What is keratoconus? Keratoconus is a degenerative condition in which the cornea becomes progressively thinner causing a cone-like bulge to develop.  Symptoms can include blurred vision, sensitivity to light, […]


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