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Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a medical condition that causes mild to severe inflammation of the eyelids. It most commonly affects the part of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow. Blepharitis usually affects both eyelids at the same time. If you think you are suffering from this eye condition, make an appointment with our ophthalmologists at Texas Eye Surgeons, serving Plano, Greenville, and surrounding areas, for an assessment and treatment.


Flex Spending

Many Texans have health coverage from their employers that provides a flexible spending account. The professional staff at Texas Eye Surgeons of Plano can help you determine what flex spending benefits are available for use with an ophthalmologist or eye surgeon.


Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is considered the Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. That's why we, at Texas Eye Surgeons, want to tell you about a disease that can affect people with diabetes. Having an annual eye exam with your local ophthalmologist will help to ensure that if there is anything wrong with your eyes, it is caught early so it can be treated.


Ophthalmologist vs Optometrist

Here at Texas Eye Surgeons in Plano, TX we get many questions every day. One of the most often asked questions is what the difference is between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist. The differences may seem subtle to the person who doesn't work in the field Let's take a look at the differences.


Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

As the kids start to go back to school, it is time once again to focus on the health and safety of children everywhere. This month is children's eye health and safety month. The goal this month is to focus on the eye health and safety of kids. With this goal in mind, there are several valuable tips that every family should remember to ensure their kids are safe as they go back to school. Read the helpful information from Texas Eye Surgeons, serving the Plano and Greenville Areas!


UV Safety Month

At Texas Eye Surgeons, serving Plano and Greenville, we would like to discuss the importance of UV safety. Did you know that your eyes can get sunburned like your skin? Your eyes can get damaged from UV rays, and requires the attention of an ophthalmologist if they are exposed to too much sunlight.


Itchy Eyes

When the seasons change, many people struggle with allergies. Could your itchy eyes actually be something more serious? At Texas Eye Surgeons, serving Greenville & Plano, our eye doctor and professional office staff are here to determine what type of treatment is best for your itchy eyes. 


How To Get Rid Of Sore, Red Eyelids

There are a number of reasons why your eyelids may be red and sore. Inflamed eyelids, also known as blepharitis, affects between 37 percent and 47 percent of eye patients at some point in their life. This condition may affect younger people more often than it does older people. Fortunately, effective treatments exist.


Early Signs of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a sight-stealing disease. Nearly 120,000 cases of blindness reported in the United States stemmed from glaucoma. While there is no cure for glaucoma treatment can be provided for it, but only if it is found early enough. We at Texas Eye Surgeons are devoted to your eye health and provide you with only the latest in technology, and treatment in eye care.


Are You a Good Candidate for Lasik Surgery?

If you are tired of relying on glasses or contact lenses to see correctly, you should consider Lasik surgery. The laser surgery is pain-free and can take about 15 minutes for both eyes. If you are considering getting Lasik, you should understand that not everyone is a good candidate for Lasik. Before scheduling your consultation with our ophthalmologist at Texas Eye Surgeons in Plano and Greenville, you should know what would make you a good candidate for this type of laser surgery.


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