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Elective Surgery in the Days of COVID-19

Is Now a Safe Time to Have Eye Surgery? Things we didn’t see a lot of this spring and early summer: elaborate promposals, graduation parties and pictures of your friend’s vacation in the south of France. Things we did see a lot of: face masks in every pattern imaginable, empty toilet paper aisles at Target… Read More


Mann Eye Welcomes Glaucoma Specialist Dr. Tara Hahn

At Mann Eye Institute, we never stop pursuing ways to better serve our amazing family of patients. And we never stop pursuing amazing talent to help in that endeavor. We’re super excited to welcome our newest physician, Dr. Tara Hahn. A native of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, it’s not surprising Dr. Tara Hahn made her way… Read More


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Listen Up Texas: Protecting Your Eyes is as Important as Protecting Your Skin

Summer is in full swing down here in Texas, and it’s hot, y’all. But we’re going to make it. We believe in us. Even if we can’t go on a tropical vacation far away in 2020, we can still find ways to cool off and enjoy the season! But are you protecting yourself? The U.S…. Read More


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Important Update re: Governor Abbott’s Executive Order

Mann Eye wants our patients to know we are aware of the order Governor Abbott signed June 25, 2020 to suspend elective surgeries in hospitals in Dallas, Travis, Bexar, and Harris counties. This order is intended to help preserve hospital beds for COVID-19 patients. This order does not pertain to our Ambulatory Surgery Centers or… Read More


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Does LASIK Last?

There are some common misconceptions out there surrounding LASIK, and we’re often asked, “Is LASIK permanent?” and “How long do the results last?” For those that think LASIK “wears off” after time, several of our own eye surgeons are able to point to their own LASIK experiences and their amazing vision up to decades later… Read More


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Welcome Back: A Letter From Mike Mann, MD

Dear Mann Eye Family, I’m so delighted to be able to say, “Welcome Back, Texas!” We want you to know that even in these unpredictable times—especially in these unpredictable times—Mann Eye Institute’s commitment to the many communities of Houston and Austin that we serve is as strong as ever. We’ve been Texas’ trusted eye care… Read More


Face Mask Fogging Up Your Glasses?

Spring 2020’s top fashion piece? Why the COVID-19 face mask, of course! But if you’re a glasses wearer, you’ve probably experienced what we like to call the COVID mask fog bog. It’s when your glasses fog up because your breath is not free to float out into the world like it used to, and instead,… Read More


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Why Contacts Should Be Re-considered During Covid-19 (and more)

In a world that has quite suddenly renewed its focus on health and hygiene, people everywhere are paying more attention to things like proper hand-washing techniques and being mindful of not touching their eyes, noses and mouths. If you haven’t watched this video of Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson helping his baby daughter Tiana wash her… Read More


Life After LASIK

We’re proud to be a trusted LASIK leader in Houston and Austin. At Mann Eye Institute, we do a lot of LASIK procedures and it never gets old helping people to See Life Better! Over the years, we have found that people have a lot of the same questions when they come in for their… Read More


Message from Mann Eye: COVID-19

A New Message from Dr. Mike Mann Updated Thursday, March 19, 2020 As we, as a nation, walk through these uncertain times, please know that our commitment to the communities we serve remains strong. Please know that we are with you.  Some of our medical offices remain open and are fully equipped and prepared to… Read More


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