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What is 20/20 Vision?

Visual Acuity Explained Everyone knows 20/20 vision is the standard but what does it actually mean? Is it like getting 20 out of 20 questions right on a test? Is one number a score for one eye and the other number a score for the other eye? Actually, 20/20 means something a little different than… Read More


Discount LASIK – What They Don’t Tell You

Read the Fine Print! These days, it’s not unusual to see or hear of LASIK advertised at $299, $250 or even $220 an eye! $220 AN EYE!?! Wow! Okay, well, settle down and let’s just talk about it. While it’s very tempting to act on such a great “bargain”, it’s important to do your research… Read More


Can Cataracts be Delayed?

Reduce Your Risk for Cataracts It’s commonly said that if a person lives long enough, he or she will deal with cataracts. But is that actually true? Well, you’d have to have access to a magic ball to say for sure. But here are a few things we do know: Cataracts affect over 24.4 million… Read More


What is Advanced LASIK?

You’ve made the life-changing decision to have LASIK! That’s great. We know you will (or maybe already have) received a lot of information at your LASIK consultation. Laser vision correction is amazing stuff and we are passionate about sharing it with everyone who wants improved vision, free from the hassles of glasses and contacts! To… Read More


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Life After LASIK

What Happens After LASIK Surgery? You’ve completed all the screenings and tests. You’re an ideal candidate. You’ve researched the popular elective procedure and you’ve made up your mind. You may even know that LASIK is the most popular refractive surgery in the U.S., correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Even with the surest decision, you still… Read More


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7 New Year’s Traditions from Around the World

Happy New Year from Mann Eye Institute! New Year’s traditions from around the world are as diverse as the people who celebrate them. Regardless of how you and your loved ones celebrate, you can See the New Year Better with help from Mann Eye Institute! Mann Eye Institute is celebrating the New Year by offering… Read More


Dry Eye and Blue Light

Dry Eye Making You Feel Blue? Blue Light Could Play a Part Houston winters may not be the harshest in terms of blustery cold temperatures, ice and snowfall. But Mother Nature has a few tricks up her sleeve for winter months in H-Town. Among the trickiest? Dry Eye. Dry eye syndrome can be chronic and… Read More


Spotlight on Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes Awareness Month November is officially Diabetes Awareness Month. It’s also Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. In truth, there is never a bad time to shine a spotlight on this debilitating (and potentially sight-stealing) disease. Most recent stats report that diabetes affects about 30 million people in the United States! Diabetic Eye Disease is a… Read More


Open-Angle Glaucoma

The Silent Thief of Sight No one likes to have something stolen from them. It is an affront. A violation. An unexpected loss. For anyone who has ever been a victim of a theft, the experience can range from irritating and inconvenient to life-altering and even devastating. Now imagine the theft you experience is of… Read More


What To Look For In A LASIK Surgeon

You’re Ready To Have LASIK That’s great! Amazing! The next step is finding the right LASIK surgeon for you – one that you feel comfortable with and confident in. After all, you only get one set of eyes for a lifetime and caring for them is essential! Taking the time to research the best surgeon… Read More