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Bellaire, TX 77401


What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve over time.  Our optic nerves are what tell our brain what we see all around us.  In the most common form of glaucoma, Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma, nerve cells slowly die prematurely reducing the amount of information the eye is telling the brain.  […]

New Glasses Study for Nearsighted Children

Is your child nearsighted (myopic)? Bellaire Family Eye Care is conducting a research study using spectacle lenses (glasses) in children with nearsightedness. If your child is 6 to 8 years old and has symptoms of nearsightedness, they may be eligible to participate. Common symptoms of nearsightedness include blurry vision, the need to squint or to […]

Eye Stroll for Vision Houston

Eye Stroll for Vision 2023

October 14, 2023 @ 7:00AM — 10:30AM Central Time (US & Canada) Houston Zoo: 6200 Hermann Park Dr Houston, TX 77030 SCHEDULE: 7:00 am: Check-in 8:00 am: Walk Start 8:15 am: Ribbon Cutting 9:00 am: Breakfast 9:15 am: Animal Experiences & Face Painting 9:30 am: Costume Contest, Door Prizes, & Announcements Join the Bellaire Family […]

Reading Visual Assessment Houston

Visual Tracking Essential for Strong Reading Skills

As our kids are back in school and family routines have adjusted, it’s a good time to look for signs of any vision difficulties your children may be having that affect their learning.  Schools do a pretty good job at screening for distance vision clarity to see the board, but they don’t screen for near […]

Night Driving Glare

Night Driving Glare

Driving at night for most of us is not as easy as driving during the day, and add in night-time glare and it’s especially difficult.   What are the causes of glare while driving?  Here are just a few: Prescription being a little off (small changes in prescription are magnified at night) Dry eyes (This […]

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, […]