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Digital Eye Strain and Blue Light

What’s the Damage? According to The Vision Council report, 65% of Americans now suffer from digital eye strain, which is characterized by dry and irritated eyes, blurred vision, headache, and neck and back pain. Furthermore, recent research indicates that prolonged exposure to the blue light emanating from digital screens may result in serious eye health issues, […]

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A Thankful Thanksgiving

With all of the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s not very often that I have the opportunity to truly reflect on all of the wonderful people in my life and all of the amazing opportunities that have been strategically put in my life’s journey. During this Thanksgiving season, I am especially thankful for […]

Congrats to Dr. Tucker!

It’s with honor I share with you Dr. Ashley Tucker’s recent accomplishment in completing her Fellowship of the Scleral Lens Education Society. This is simply the most recent accolade, but Dr. Tucker has consistently sought to learn and grow to better serve her patients for years. After completing optometry school, she extended her formal education […]

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Treatment of Myopia without Surgery or Glasses

Nearsightedness is now considered an epidemic in the United States, having increased 66% in the United States since 1971. And the projections for the next generations are astounding. So what is myopia and why is it increasing? In general, myopia, also known as near-sightedness, causes minor blur when looking at a distance, to having extremely […]

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What is Presbyopia?

There’s a visual phenomenon that occurs for all humans during their 40s that is often very difficult to accept and adjust to, particularly for people who have had excellent vision all of their lives. The condition, called presbyopia, occurs when the intra-ocular lens (lens inside of the eyeball) gradually becomes less flexible. Typically, the purpose […]

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25 Years of Practice for Dr. Ann Voss

My staff of 20 treated me to a celebration of my 25 years in practice yesterday with a surprise luncheon, gifts, flowers, and recollections from the past 25 years. I am truly grateful to have my amazing teams from Bellaire Family Eye Care and the Vision Learning Center to serve and work with on a […]

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HoustonFit Running and Walking Club

Well it’s July in Houston, Texas and the last thing most of you are thinking about is running outside! However, I welcome you all to reconsider. Vision and eye health are most supported by oxygen. Good ole’ O2 primarily enters our bodies by breathing and our heart pumps the new wonderful oxygen throughout our whole […]

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New Study on How to Prevent Visual Acuity Loss

We’ve previously discussed studies on ADD and given tips on how to test vision at home and are excited to tell you about an amazing new study on how better predicting vision loss can lead to better treatments. A newly published study in JAMA Ophthalmology found that few patients who completed the Comparison of Age-Related […]

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7 Celebs Famous for Their Glasses

Discouraged about having to wear glasses? You’re not alone. With many adults and children alike needing to wear glasses, you are bound to need a pair at some point in your life. But don’t be discouraged. Many prominent celebrities, politicians, musicians, and more have all sported them, and in the below cases, made eyeglasses part […]

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5 Ways to Test Your Vision Now

Can’t get to our facilities or those of your eye doctor? There are ways to test your vision now without having to drive, park, wait, and evaluate. In fact, these tests can be very useful in telling you whether or not it’s time for a change regarding your vision. So if you feel you could […]


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