Category: Eye Health

Welcome Back: A Letter From Mike Mann, MD

Dear Mann Eye Family, I’m so delighted to be able to say, “Welcome Back, Texas!” We want you to know that even in these unpredictable times—especially in these unpredictable times—Mann Eye Institute’s commitment to the many communities of Houston and Austin that we serve is as strong as ever. We’ve been Texas’ trusted eye care… 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


Why Contacts Should Be Re-considered During Covid-19 (and more)

In a world that has quite suddenly renewed its focus on health and hygiene, people everywhere are paying more attention to things like proper hand-washing techniques and being mindful of not touching their eyes, noses and mouths. If you haven’t watched this video of Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson helping his baby daughter Tiana wash her… Read More


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


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


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


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


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


What is 20/20 Vision?

Visual Acuity Explained Everyone knows 20/20 vision is the standard but what does it actually mean? Is it like getting 20 out of 20 questions right on a test? Is one number a score for one eye and the other number a score for the other eye? Actually, 20/20 means something a little different than… Read More


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