Surgical Procedures

  • Cataract evaluations: cataracts are the number one cause of reversible blindness in the world.  Fortunately, cataract surgery is the world's most successful surgery in the human body.  Our eye surgeons offer a wide variety of visual results following cataract surgery including the new astigmatism and multifocal implants to decrease your dependance on glasses or contact lenses.  Click here to learn more about cataracts and cataract surgery.
     
  • Corneal Transplants: various diseases can cause loss of clarity or scarring of the cornea (the front surface of the eye).  Advanced corneal transplant surgery is performed by our cornea specialist.  Click here to learn more about corneal disease and corneal surgery.
     
  • Blepharoplasty (repair of droopy eyelids): when droopy upper eyelids, also known as dermatochalasis, start to weigh heavy on your eyes or start to block some of your upper field of vision, you may qualify for this procedure using your medical insurance to remove the excess eyelid skin.  Click here to learn more about dermatochalasis and blepharoplasty.
     
  • Eyelid lesion removal: various cosmetic and suspicious eyelid bumps and lumps can be removed conveniently in our office in most cases.  Rarely, a suspicious lesion may need to be biopsied in the operating room and sent for pathologic analysis.

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.

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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.

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