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Study Claims Cataract Surgery Can Improve Sleep

According to a recent article in the UK’s Daily Mail, a study at Nara Medical University in Japan found that patients who had cataract surgery sleep better. At the heart of this study: the clouding of the lens preventing light from reaching the part of our brains that sets our body clocks. The study had… Read More


Recent Research Discovers Potential New Cataract Treatment

A cataract forms when proteins accumulate, malform and clump together. This is what causes the clouding over of the transparent lens of the eye resulting in blurred vision, halos at night, and having to reach for eyeglasses more often. Ever since cataract treatment entered the modern era, research has continually ramped up to find the… Read More


Does it matter how many LASIK procedures a surgeon has performed?

You’ve seen LASIK surgeons advertise they’ve done thousands of procedures. Certainly, this matters a lot. The number of procedures does say something for the surgeon’s level of experience. When you apply logic, lots of procedures equal a strong track record and skillful reputation. How many LASIK procedures a doctor can effectively perform in one day… Read More


Do recovery times differ after LASIK surgery?

Our Fort Worth and Dallas LASIK patients come from varied backgrounds. They have different careers, and their own individual interests. But each patient’s eyes are even more unique. In fact, you may have heard “your eyes are like fingerprints.” You may also be familiar with “eye recognition” as a form of identity verification already in… Read More


Clinical Study: Seeking Participants with Keratoconus or Corneal Ectasia

Do you suffer from keratoconus or corneal ectasia? Do you know someone who does? The Eye Consultants Research Foundation is seeking patients in the DFW metro region for a clinical research trial supported by Avedro, Inc. The trial studies an investigational treatment to stop or slow the progression of keratoconus and corneal ectasia. You may… Read More


Reasons To Love LASIK February Event

Everyone knows that February 14 is a special day for your heart. We’re making February 19 a special day for your eyes, when we host our Reasons To Love LASIKevent in the comfort of our state-of-the-art offices in Grapevine. If you’ve ever considered LASIK, we’ll give you the straight story in a way you might… Read More


Simplifying LASIK Basics – Part 2: What’s Involved

Welcome to the second in our Simplifying LASIK Basics series. In this edition, we’ll highlight what the procedure’s like and types of LASIK in a way that should keep it simple. Hopefully it can help you determine what types of questions to ask your doctor as part of your decision to have LASIK performed. What’s… Read More


What to expect when considering LASIK

If you’ve ever considered LASIK here in Dallas / Fort Worth, the first thought might have been, “what can I expect?” Like a lot of medical procedures, LASIK surgery has advanced and improved over the years. Today, LASIK is allowing more patients to become less dependent on glasses or contact lenses. It’s not uncommon for… Read More


A Toric lens with a higher IQ

A toric lens is often thought of as a type of contact lens. Another type of toric lens we offer at Eye Consultants of Texas is implanted via a simple surgical procedure: the AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL (intraocular lens). The AcrySof IQ is a newer, more advanced toric lens implant developed primarily for cataract patients…. Read More