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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


Use It Or Lose It: Fully Understand Your Flex Plan

Maximize Every Dollar It’s that time of year again. Crisp days, chilly nights, pumpkin spice, sprinklings of holiday decor popping up in stores and homes. The year almost complete, our thoughts gently turn to… I wonder if I have any money left in my FSA and will I lose it if I don’t use it… Read More


Vitamin C and Cataracts

Increase Your Vitamin C to Fight Cataracts

Reduce Your Risk for Cataracts Can Vitamin C help prevent cataracts? Let’s see. A cataract is a progressive clouding of the natural lens of the eye that blurs vision, causes colors to appear faded, and generally reduces visual acuity. Once cataracts form, they tend to grow, gradually affecting larger areas of the lens. Cataract fact:… Read More


Candidate for LASIK

So You Think You’re Not A Candidate For LASIK?

Think Again! One of the most common things we hear at Mann Eye Institute is people telling us they didn’t think they would be a candidate for LASIK for one reason or another. In most cases, nothing could be further from the truth! LASIK has come a long way since it first emerged on the… Read More


6 Summer Eye Care Tips

Here comes the sun Here comes the sun It’s all right It’s all right –The Beatles, Abbey Road Lounging around outdoors with a catchy tune is just one fun thing about summer. Houston and Austin are known for their sometimes stifling temperatures in these months, where the sun is constant and the urge to get… Read More


What They Don’t Tell You about Discount LASIK

It’s not unusual to see sales promotions promising LASIK surgery for $499 per eye, which may sound like a tempting bargain to act on. Not so fast. Discount LASIK does exist, and if it sounds too good to be true…believe it! Low-cost LASIK likely comes with certain considerations including the use of low-grade technology for… Read More


Looking Forward, Giving Back: Mann Eye Institute’s Summer Initiative

From generous donations to a variety of causes to active participation in medical mission trips to underserved areas of the world, we here at Mann Eye Institute value serving the communities we love and live in. “Service has always been a part of our core mission here at Mann Eye Institute. Treating every person with… Read More


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