Posts by Slade & Baker Vision:

Masks Can Dry Out Your Eyes

They are essential these days, and something most of us are all too familiar with: MASKS. This new necessary accessory has taken some getting used to. Many of us have gone from basic disposable masks to high quality, reusable masks, accessories for our masks, and some unfortunate circumstances that come from wearing these masks. Some… Read More »

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One of the First Vivity Lenses in Texas!

On September 1, 2020, Slade & Baker experienced yet another FIRST. Dr. Slade and Dr. Walton were asked to be 2 of the first 30 surgeons to pre-launch a brand-new intraocular lens (IOL), which is a new extended depth of focus lens. Dr. Bennett Walton placed our first IOL, one of the first in Texas… Read More »

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Will I Go Blind If I Don’t Have Cataract Surgery?

As Healthy Aging Awareness month comes to an end, we wanted to share some information about another big question we hear from our aging patients: “Will I go blind If I don’t have cataract surgery?” The answer to this question essentially is yes. If a cataract goes without treatment, total blindness can occur. Now, before… Read More »

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Will I Go Blind From Glaucoma?

Since September is Healthy Aging Awareness Month, it only makes sense to share some helpful information about one of the diseases that aging seriously affects in our eyes – Glaucoma. When diagnosed with Glaucoma, many of our patients wonder, “Will glaucoma cause me to go blind?” The answer to this question is yes, if you… Read More »

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Healthy Aging Awareness Month at Slade & Baker Vision

September has been named “Healthy Aging Month” and like many other disease types, our risk of suffering from an eye disease increases with our age; but did you know that many adults aged 65 years and older neglect to go see an ophthalmologist? Did you know that one in every six Americans who are 65… Read More »

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Our Vision Develops Past Childhood

With the billions of neurons that make up the human brain, it is no wonder it is the one part of our bodies that researchers will openly admit they are still constantly learning about. And research shows that the brain’s visual processing center which was previously thought to have stopped developing in early childhood years,… Read More »

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Can You Get Covid Through Your Eyes?

A recent article by CNN Health investigates whether protecting our noses and mouths is enough to protect us against coronavirus. According to the clinical spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Thomas Steinemann, “it’s certainly possible that a person could get Covid-19 through the eyes.” As the World Health Organization confirmed this summer, we… Read More »

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The Good In UV Light: Light Adjustable Lens

We recently posted a blog about the importance of picking the right sunglasses. In that article we touched on the protection needed from UV rays and we also mentioned that all of the lens options that we provide at Slade & Baker Vision for both cataract surgery and lens replacement surgery have built in UV… Read More »

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