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Give yourself the gift of VISION this Holiday Season with your FLEX Spending Dollars! Schedule your free LASIK evaluation today!

Let me paint a BEFORE picture: when you go on vacation you have to worry about packing contact lens solution and whether it is under the liquid limit for your carry on bag, packing extra contact lenses, packing a clean contact lens case, and packing a pair of glasses...Take care of your health by starting with your vision! Use your Flex Spending Account towards LASIK and give YOURSELF the gift of vision this Holiday season! Read our latest blog to see HOW you can do this.
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“I was devastated when I was diagnosed with keratoconus. I stopped driving at night, gave up on hobbies like shooting on the range, and watching football on TV”

This story explains so much of what we hear every day from our keratoconus patients. What they have to give up every day, not being able to watch tv, drive at night, being misdiagnosed and not knowing what was wrong with them, being told they need corneal transplants and that they have no options. Read our latest blog to walk through this journey from a patient's eyes and see how crosslinking can help!
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My diplomas on my wall, I could see my name in them! Life changing story about Keratoconus. Hear from our patient 2 weeks after crosslinking.

Today, November 10th, has been named World Keratoconus Day! Please join us in spreading the word about Keratoconus. Read this heartfelt story from a crosslinking patient that JUST had surgery 2 weeks ago. "If anyone reading this is on the fence or skeptical about crosslinking, I want to say have no fear. What the last 2 weeks has done in the quality of my life is incredible. I am a big outdoor person, I love to fish and hunt and what this has done for me in just two weeks, even just watching a sporting event, I can't put in words. It was so worth it."
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New Device that could mean Improved Visual Outcomes after Refractive Surgery – Dr. Slade & Dr. Walton – first 2 in Texas!

Another important "FIRST" here at Slade & Baker Vision Center! Yesterday, Wednesday, Oct. 12th 2016, Dr. Bennett Walton and Dr. Stephen Slade were the first two surgeons in Texas (and in the top 4 in the US!) to use the Holos device which is part of an effort to continually improve our patients' visual outcomes in surgery. Read our latest blog to learn more about what the Holos techonology means for LASIK and all refractive surgeries!
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Looking for LASIK options? Announcing new, exciting FDA Approval of SMILE procedure!

SMILE is an alternative to LASIK and designed to accomplish the same visual result as the LASIK procedure. It has been approved in the rest of the world for quite some time, and we are so excited to report that it finally got the approval here in the US yesterday, September 13th 2016! Read our latest blog for more info about options for LASIK!
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History made at Slade & Baker Vision Center. BREAKING NEWS for Near Vision! First Raindrop presbyopia correcting surgery outside of Clinical Trials!

Dr. Stephen Slade made history yesterday right in our operating room at Slade & Baker Vision Center. He performed the first Raindrop corneal inlay surgery to correct near vision (presbyopia patient) outside of the FDA US clinical trials yesterday at 10:00 AM CST right here in Houston, Texas! Read our latest blog to see photos from the entire experience yesterday, the Slade & Baker team and today's Post op Day 1 for our patient!
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