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Putting Focus on Eye Care and Health

The importance of keeping your eyes healthy and avoiding risk of serious vision disorders.


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January is National Eye Care Month. Given how easy it can be to neglect proper eye care, there is so much to know to keep your eyes healthy.

Dr. Danica Marrelli discusses the University of Houston's College of Optometry, and as the only public optometry training program in Texas, it’s significant in educating the next generation of eye care providers. Plus, she offers important information on the common eye disease, glaucoma.

The UH Health – Eye Care Center offers comprehensive eye exams and management of eye disorders. For more information, visit, or call 713-743-2020.

Ophthalmologist Dr. John Anderson, of Anderson Eye, also joins us to discuss general eye care and offers advice on how listeners can maintain excellent eye health, such as: routine eye exams, maintain healthy habits, and wear protective eyewear. Dr. Anderson also answers audience questions regarding eye treatment and preventing serious eye and vision disorders.

Anderson Eye offers personalized care for all family members. For more information, visit



Dr. Danica Marrelli

  • Clinical Professor
  • Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, University of Houston College of Optometry

Dr. John Anderson

  • General Ophthalmologist, Anderson Eye

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