Category: Cataracts

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


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


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


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


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


June is Cataract Awareness Month

Mann Eye Institute wants you to know that Cataracts can creep up on you. Here’s everything you need to know. Today’s seniors are more active than ever before. They work out. They watch their diet. They travel and enjoy a significant degree of independence. Basically, they’re inspiring! Much of this trend may be due to… Read More


Can Cataracts be Delayed?

Reduce Your Risk for Cataracts It’s commonly said that if a person lives long enough, he or she will deal with cataracts. But is that actually true? Well, you’d have to have access to a magic ball to say for sure. But here are a few things we do know: Cataracts affect over 24.4 million… Read More


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


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


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


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