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Dr. Baker & Dr. Walton give lecture at at PECAA Meeting

Last night, Dr. Richard Baker and Dr. Bennett Walton of Slade & Baker Vision spoke at the Professional Eye Care Associates of America (PECAA) meeting. Approximately 40 optometric physicians from the greater Houston area were in attendance. Dr. Baker spoke about the Light Adjustable Lens. This is quite new to ophthalmology as it was only… Read More »

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Decrease in Car Accidents due to Cataract Surgery?

According to the Texas Department of Transportation there were 14,299 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2017 with 17,546 people sustaining a serious injury. Based on reportable crashes in 2017 in Texas alone: 1 reportable crash occurred every 59 seconds 1 person was killed every 2 hours and 21 minutes 1 person was injured every… Read More »

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Why do my eyes twitch?

Why do my eyes twitch? Have you ever felt like your bottom eyelid is having spasms?  Do you feel like everyone can see it happening if they look at you? Myokymia is the medical term for what we call “eye twitching”. The muscle that closes the eyelids is called the orbicularis oculi.  It is a very… Read More »

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Proper Testing Pre Cataract Surgery Helps Post Op Vision

The Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery JCRS, shared in a recent article, that most people who are about to have cataract surgery also have Meibomian Gland Dysfunction or what we refer to as “MGD”. This means that the oil glands that produce the top layer of tear film aren’t doing their job. As a… Read More »

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Dr. Stephen Slade Presented with Joseph Colin Award

This past week at the American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS) meeting in Berlin, our very own, Dr. Stephen Slade of Slade and Baker Vision, was presented with an incredible honor, the Joseph Colin Award, named after a hero in ophthalmology. Dr. Joseph Colin was well known in ophthalmology for a neverending list of contributions… Read More »

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Femtosecond Laser Surgery In Ophthalmology – Published!

We would love to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the authors and ophthalmic surgeons involved in the publication of a very special book in the world of ophthalmology titled: Femtosecond Laser Surgery in Ophthalmology. We would also like to share that Dr. Slade and Dr. Walton wrote a chapter for this textbook.  Their… Read More »

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It’s Been 8 Years since the First Laser Cataract Surgery In The Country!

The day was February 26th, 2010. Dr. Stephen Slade performed the very first LenSx Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery procedure in the USA. This past February 26th, (almost one month ago) marked exactly 8 years of the longest experience performing the femtosecond laser cataract procedure which has now become the “norm” all around our country.

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What a cataract feels like

Patients who have recently had cataract surgery with us, always seem to share some incredible tidbits of what changed in their lives after their surgeries, what they can see better, how the colors are brighter and everything is “crisper.” But not so regularly, we stumble across a writer for the New York Times who so… Read More »

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