Blog

How Punctal Plugs Treat Dry Eyes

How Punctal Plugs Treat Dry Eyes

Many of us live with the daily discomfort of dry eyes. You may experience irritated itchy eyes, blurred vision, and frequently having to use moisture drops. There are common symptoms of dry eyes. There are treatments for this irritating eye issue lik...

LASIK Vs. PRK

The Relationship Between LASIK And PRK

No doubt you have heard of both LASIK and PRK. Maybe you wondered about the difference and why some patients have one or the other. What is more important is how they are similar! Let’s investigate. LASIK and PRK Similarities LASIK and PRK have man...

LASIK Eye Surgery: How It Works

LASIK Eye Surgery: How It Works

LASIK eye surgery or (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) uses an excimer laser to correct the common refractive errors of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism by changing the shape of the cornea. The goal of LASIK surgery is to safely ...

7 Tips To Strengthen Your Cornea And Eyes.

7 Tips To Strengthen Your Cornea And Eyes

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, or even if you have had LASIK, there are always ways to strengthen your cornea and eyes. Consider them best practices to keep your vision sharp and your eyes healthy. Some of these tips may be familiar to you an...

10 Signs You’re A Good LASIK Candidate

10 Signs You’re A Good LASIK Candidate

Our goal at South Texas Eye Institute is safe, complication free, successful LASIK surgery for every patient. In order to attain this goal, each patient must be a good LASIK candidate. Not everyone is. Let’s review 10 signs you’re a good LASIK ca...