Category: Advice

Mann Eye Doctor’s RLE Experience Made Him a Better Clinician

When Mann Eye Institute optometrist Dr. Marty Baumohl decided to have Refractive Lens Exchange to correct his own vision, he knew he’d love the freedom of seeing well without the hassles of glasses and contacts, but he didn’t anticipate how much it would enhance his ability to relate and empathize with his patients. People come… Read More


Five Real Reasons You Should Care About National Eye Exam Month

August means lots of things to lots of people. End of summer, back to school. But if you live in Texas, you know it’s way too soon to get excited about fall. August ushers in those dog days of summer, where your only hope of escaping the heat is to find some air conditioning. August… Read More


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


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


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


LASIK Explained in Less than 3 Minutes

LASIK is an amazingly advanced vision-correcting procedure that offers the potential to enjoy improved vision without the hassles of glasses and contacts. If you know us at all, you know that giving people the opportunity to See Life Better is at the heart of who we are at Mann Eye Institute. Here, two of our… 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


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


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


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