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February is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Everything You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration The American Academy of Ophthalmology recognizes the month of February as Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Also called simply macular degeneration or AMD, this condition is the nation’s leading cause of vision loss. For this reason, we feel like it’s important to shine a spotlight on… Read More


Who’s Ready to See 2020 Better?

What’s on the horizon for you in 2020? If you’re the resolution-making type, we wish you all the very best for accomplishing everything you desire in the coming year. As for us here at Mann Eye Institute, we are excited to refocus on our shared goals, renew our vision and step into our future. It’s… Read More


LASIK Makes the Best Gift EVER!

It’s Not Too Late To Use Your Flex Dollars We don’t like to brag, but we’re pretty sure we can out-Santa Santa this year. Even if he brings you the latest phone with that amazing camera, we can do one better. If he shows up with the latest-greatest pressure cooker you’ve been eyeing all year,… Read More


PanOptix®: First and Only Trifocal Lens for Cataract Surgery Debuted at Mann Eye Institute

Here at Mann Eye Institute, we sincerely want all of our patients to achieve the best vision possible. It’s been our passion for 42 years and counting! It’s what we mean when we say we want you to See Life Better. And we always seek to deliver an eye care experience that is second to… Read More


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It’s Diabetes Awareness Month

Oh, November. How we love you. You usher in cool(er) temps, fantastic food, quality time with family and friends, the holidays! But November also marks Diabetes Awareness Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. It’s the time we shine a spotlight on this debilitating and potentially sight-stealing disease that affects more than 30 million Americans…. Read More


Adventure-Loving Austinite is Loving Her Life After LASIK

When Austin-based travel and lifestyle blogger and Instagram influencer Chelsea Bancroft decided she was tired of the hassles and restrictions of glasses and contacts, she knew it was time to do something about it. This globe-trotting, twenty-something had left one too many pairs of prescription glasses on an airplane and dropped one too many contact… Read More


What to Do for Occasional Dry Eye

Occasional dry eye symptoms? No big. Most people deal with dry eye periodically and don’t even…bat an eye (sorry; couldn’t help it). This kind of dry eye is not a major concern and can usually be handled easily with simple home remedies. Do you deal with occasional dry eye? Try these tips your mom probably… Read More


Cataracts: What Is and Isn’t Covered by Insurance?

If you’re over the age of 50, asking whether Medicare covers cataract surgery is a wise move. After all, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide and as you get older, your risk of developing cataracts only increases. Today, cataracts affect more than 22 million Americans age 50 and older, and as the U.S…. Read More


Does LASIK Cause Dry Eye?

LASIK has long been the most popular refractive surgery in the U.S., correcting a variety of common vision problems — and it still is! According to the American Refractive Surgery Council, LASIK enjoys an impressive 96% patient satisfaction rate, the highest of any optical elective procedure out there. Because LASIK is so popular, there is… Read More


See the Next School Year Better with LASIK

Teachers, are you enjoying your summer break? We hope so because you deserve it! You’ve worked hard all year guiding, teaching, mentoring, coordinating and a hundred other things! Even with families and responsibilities of your own, you still invest in your students every day, making a positive difference for the future. We hope you’re in… Read More


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