- Diabetic screening eye exams: diabetic patients are recommended to have a dilated eye exam at least yearly by an Eye M.D. to check for signs of diabetes affecting your eyes, which may also be a sign of what's going on in your body. Click here to learn more about diabetic eye disease.
- Glaucoma treatment and screening: glaucoma is the number one cause of painless and irreversible blindness in the United States, and it can be treated with early detection and intervention. Although medical treatment is usually the first line of treatment, laser and surgical options can also be considered for advanced cases. Click here to learn more about glaucoma.
- Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) eye screening: this anti-arthritis drug and other high-risk medications such as steroids, ethambutol, INH or isoniazid, and interferon can have serious ocular side effects that should be monitored by an Eye M.D. at regular intervals.
LenSx Laser Cataract Surgery
At Eye Physicians of North Houston we strive to offer the best technology for our patients. The LenSx® Laser System enables patients to choose a blade-less procedure with the use of a femtosecond laser, which combines a laser patient interface with an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) image-guidance system to create precise incisions in the lens and cornea. The LenSx® Laser System allows our doctors to achieve the safest and most consistent visual outcome for our patients.Learn more about it today >
Cataracts. See everything
as it should be.
Cataracts are an opacity, or clouding, of the lens of the eye. The prevalence of cataracts increases dramatically with age. In fact, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI), more than half of all Americans age 80 and above either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most common performed surgeries in the United States.Learn more about it today >