Is Poor Sleep Linked to Glaucoma?

Dry eyes,Eye health,Ophthalmology houston

The Link Between Poor Sleep and Glaucoma The American Academy of Ophthalmology reported that a study conducted in the US released that over 6,700 people over 40 years old revealed a possible connection between having glaucoma and having sleep problems. The optic nerve is responsible for sending signals from your eye to your brain, and…

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Are Eyelash Extensions Safe?

Eye health,Ophthalmology houston

We love to focus our blog articles on questions we get every day at our office.  And this is definitely one of them. Since they are the windows to our souls, ladies know the importance of making sure their eyes look beautiful.  What better way to do that than with long, thick, beautiful eyelashes? If…

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Why do my eyes twitch?

Eye health,Ophthalmology houston

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…

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