Blog Archive

Learning About Astigmatism Sep 17th, 2018

Many people are told that they have astigmatism during an eye exam, but are never given a sufficient explanation of what that means for their eyes and vision.  The purpose of this post is to explain exactly what it means to have astigmatism and the various ways to manage it. ...

What is Laser Cataract Surgery? Jun 5th, 2018

Heard about laser cataract surgery but want to know more?  Cataract surgery is the most common outpatient procedure in the US.  Because cataracts are so common and so many procedures have been performed, there has been a great push for technical innovation over the last several decades.  Many years ago,...

Preventing Eye Infections Jun 5th, 2018

Contact lens use is extremely common.  Unfortunately, contact lens related infections are an extremely common problem to encounter in an ophthalmology office.  The cornea is the front, clear surface of the eye that allows light to pass through the lens and reach the retina, where visual information is encoded and...

Sun Exposure and Your Eyes May 21st, 2018

Summer starts early here in central Texas and the hot sun serves as a reminder that we need to protect our eyes from chronic ultraviolet light exposure.  The human body has a remarkable ability to protect itself from the environment.  When it comes to sunlight, the surface layer of the...

Corneal Crosslinking at Eye Lasik Austin Apr 13th, 2018

Keratoconus and Corneal CrosslinkingPlenty of people have heard the word “astigmatism” before. Astigmatism refers to an eye condition where the curvature of the eye is not the same in all orientations. Less well known is that astigmatism can come in a variety of forms. The most common form of astigmatism...