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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


Color Blindness: How it Works (or Doesn’t)

Do people see true colors? Turns out, the true color of a tennis ball went pro, garnering international attention. The debate: Is a tennis ball yellow or green? It all started with a Twitter poll and Time magazine wrote an article about it in March 2018. Roger Federer, winner of 20 Grand Slam tournaments and… Read More


cataract patient

Speedy Cataract Recovery

June is National Cataract Awareness month, so let’s get to it with eyes wide open. Here are straight-up cataract facts and what patients can do to speed up recovery after cataract removal. A cataract is a progressive clouding of our natural lens. “You’ll get it. I’ll get it. When you’re 50-plus, your lens starts to… Read More


LASIK for Doctors

Do Eye Surgeons Have LASIK?

The short answer is YES. Eye Surgeons have LASIK. Over 700,000 LASIK procedures are performed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In total, more than 12 million patients in the U.S. and over 30 million worldwide have chosen LASIK surgery to restore vision with a remarkable level of success…. Read More


Girl with Dry eye issue who should seek treatment from Mann Eye Institute of Houston or Austin

Dry Eye and Teary Eye

Dry eye has a list of curious symptoms, from light sensitivity to being unable to shed a tear. And, if your eyes have that red, itchy, icky feeling and your Mann Eye Institute doctor has ruled out allergies, then you likely suffer from dry eye syndrome. Getting rid of your symptoms starts with finding the… Read More


Woman Concerned About Her Early Onset Cataracts in Houston

I’m Too Young to Have Cataracts

“Doctor, my eyes. Tell me what is wrong. Doctor, my eyes. Tell me what you see.” (Jackson Browne). If cataracts are the unfortunate answer, then Mann Eye Institute can come to your rescue. A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s naturally clear lens, which lies behind the iris and pupil. Although the exact cause… Read More


LASIK While Pregnant?

I’m Pregnant. Can I Get LASIK? Pregnancy and LASIK eye surgery are not a dynamic duo. Pregnant LASIK is not advised by most reputable refractive surgeons—the same surgeons who also suggest female patients wait a couple months after they are finished nursing their baby before having LASIK. While it’s not unsafe for you or baby,… Read More


Woman looking out a window at text that reads "LASIK myths"

Dispelling Myths about LASIK Surgery

LASIK remains the most popular refractive surgery in the U.S., correcting a variety of common vision problems. According to The American Refractive Surgery Council, LASIK enjoys an unprecedented 96% patient satisfaction rate, the highest of any optical elective procedure. Because LASIK surgery is prevalent, there is a great deal of information circulating about the procedure—and… Read More


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