Symptoms of Possible Eye Damage After Watching Solar Eclipse, According to an Ophthalmologist
Did you watch the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 or have done so in the past? Gazing into the sun even for a brief moment without wearing the correct eye wear can permanently damage your retina. The retina, which is in the back of the eye, has light-sensitive tissue. Retina damage could even […]
What To Expect Before, During, And After Premium Advanced Lens Cataract Surgery
The time has arrived for you to have cataract surgery. No longer is it a one-size-fits-all procedure. Seniors today are active, enjoy life, and expect the latest technology. They crave great vision. Life after cataract surgery can be life-changing! If you are considering a premium advanced lens cataract surgery, let’s discuss what to expect before, […]
Should You Undergo Monovision Or Refractive Lens Exchange?
All adults will reach an age where their reading vision is compromised by presbyopia. It happens to everyone around age 40. At the same time, you have not reached the age where cataracts have clouded your vision and you need surgery to remove them. So you have maybe 30-40 years before cataracts develop. So you […]
South Texas Eye Institute Siclovia YMCA Community Bike Contest
Winner of B-Eye-Cycle Drawing Contest Patients voted Karina as the proud winner of a dazzling blue bike + helmet from the South Texas Eye Institute B-EYE-Cycle drawing contest. The drawing contest for the YMCA of Greater San Antonio after school program guidelines were to combine the concept of a bicycle and an eye. This […]
How A Dependence On Contact Lenses Poses Risks To Your Health
Contact lenses are medical devices used to improve vision. They can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. You were probably thrilled to graduate from glasses to wearing contacts, but now perhaps the “thrill is gone.” Because they are medical devices, they must be handled and maintained properly. Unfortunately, not everyone is as conscientious as they should […]
What Is The Aftercare Of LASIK Eye Surgery?
There are always patients searching for the best LASIK in San Antonio. They usually have many questions, and a significant number have false information. One of the most prevalent misconceptions about LASIK is that there is a long period of aftercare and that you must take time off from work to recover. This can cause […]
5 Questions to Ask at a Lasik Consultation
5 QUESTIONS TO ASK AT YOUR LASIK CONSULTATION Below is a list of common LASIK questions we receive at South Texas Eye Institute that may help you make an informed decision. Be prepared for your LASIK consultation by checking out our infographic and blog post below on questions to ask during a LASIK consultation. 1. WHAT LASIK TECHNOLOGY DO YOU USE? We use STAR S4 IR Excimer Laser System and WaveScan Wavefront system, which is FDA approved for our lasik technology. 2. WHAT’S THE LASIK COST? It depends on the procedure and what type of financing you use. You can normally use flex spending and HSA and other corporate plan accounts too. Often their are specials such as, “South Texas Eye Institute […]