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From Dry Eyes to Cataracts: Our Eye Doctor Answers Your Questions

Posted on · We welcome your vision care questions for vitreoretinal surgeon and opthalmologist Dr. Amir Mohsenin from UT Health Science Center at Houston, and the Robert Cizik Eye Clinic. He fields your questions about nearsightedness, farsightedness, double vision, cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma — anything having to do with your eyes.

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Houston Researchers Explore Effect of Space Travel on Vision

Posted on · Research has been conducted in recent years into how space flight can impact astronauts’ eyesight. It’s the focus of a new initiative launched by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute and the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. The “Vision for Mars Challenge” is meant to help identify and advance medical technologies […]

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How Accessible is Houston for the Visually Impaired?

Posted on · It can be a challenge for anyone, at times, to get around in Houston. It’s all the more daunting for the blind or vision-impaired. Today on Houston Matters, we explore some of the challenges and accommodations made for the vision-impaired in Greater Houston, with Donnie Gatlin from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Carolyn […]

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Our Optometrist Answers Your Vision Questions

Posted on · As if nearsightedness, farsightedness, double vision, cataracts, and macular degeneration weren’t enough, there’s a new malady in town – digital eye strain. Yep, too many of us are using too many digital devices too much, and we’re freaking out our eyes!! Whether that’s a concern, or you just want to know why it is you […]