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Saying YES to dilating your eyes can save your life?  15 year old athlete is rushed to the hospital from eye exam.

Saying YES to dilating your eyes can save your life? 15 year old athlete is rushed to the hospital from eye exam.

Created on: Friday, May 19, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Nick just needed contact lenses. When his eyes were dilated, his eye doctor realized he needed much more than that to stay alive. Read our latest blog to find out why YOU should have your eyes checked yearly!

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I wake up in the middle of the night and I can see: A Cataract Success Story from Dr. Bennett Walton

I wake up in the middle of the night and I can see: A Cataract Success Story from Dr. Bennett Walton

Created on: Friday, May 05, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

A patient drives 7 hours to see clearer than he has ever seen in his life. Read our latest blog about a cataract patient who came a long way to see Dr. Bennett Walton.

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Eye Infections even hurt Super Star Golfers!  Lydia Ko withdraws from tournament due to eye infection

Eye Infections even hurt Super Star Golfers! Lydia Ko withdraws from tournament due to eye infection

Created on: Monday, May 01, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Record-setting-female golfer suffers an eye infection that causes her to withdraw from a tournament! Remember, our eyes are important to all of us, read our latest blog to find out more about what exactly happened to Lydia Ko, and how we can help!

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Part 3 of 5: LASIK vs. Contact Lenses - Which Is Safer?

Part 3 of 5: LASIK vs. Contact Lenses - Which Is Safer?

Created on: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

LASIK vs. Contact Lenses. Which is safer? Have you ever wondered? Read our latest blog to hear some cold, hard facts about LASIK vs. Contact Lenses and the risks of both.

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Slade & Baker Vision Center at TOP of the list to perform new SMILE procedure!

Slade & Baker Vision Center at TOP of the list to perform new SMILE procedure!

Created on: Friday, March 31, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

BREAKING NEWS: Zeiss has listed Slade & Baker Vision Center at the top of the list to perform the SMILE procedure, a LASIK alternative, after receiving its long-awaited FDA approval. Congratulations to Dr. Slade, Dr. Walton and all the doctors and team members involved in this big first for our clinic. To learn more about this alternative or to see if you are a candidate or not, read our latest blog!

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New Lenses for Cataract Patients make Post Surgery vision something to talk about!

New Lenses for Cataract Patients make Post Surgery vision something to talk about!

Created on: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

We are so excited that Cataract Surgery has a whole new option! Patients can see at all ranges with a new lens. Read our latest blog about our exciting lens option for patients!

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One to Watch in Ophthalmology: Dr. Bennett Walton, MD at Slade & Baker Vision Center

One to Watch in Ophthalmology: Dr. Bennett Walton, MD at Slade & Baker Vision Center

Created on: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

There are always updates in the future of ophthalmology, but one of the things everyone should keep an eye on is the future superstar surgeons making their way through all the new developments and creating history in the field. One of those very special superstars, is our very own, Dr. Bennett Walton, MD. Read the recent article written by Millennial Eye about Dr. Walton!

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Part 2 of 5: LASIK is less expensive than contact lenses

Part 2 of 5: LASIK is less expensive than contact lenses

Created on: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Continuing our blog series on LASIK vs. Contact Lenses...rnrnAs we covered in Part 1, there is published data showing that LASIK patients are happier than Contact Lens Wearers.rnrnMaybe it's because they have more money in their pocket! Read our blog to see why....

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Part 1 of 5: LASIK vs. Contact Lenses. New Study finds LASIK patients to be more satisfied than patients in Contact lenses or glasses

Part 1 of 5: LASIK vs. Contact Lenses. New Study finds LASIK patients to be more satisfied than patients in Contact lenses or glasses

Created on: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

A recent study published in the journal Ophthalmology may change perceptions about the benefits of LASIK. Read our latest blog to learn why LASIK yields better satisfaction than contact lenses or glasses!

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"He said I had the vision of a 30 year old fighter pilot. Last time I could see this good was when I was 10!" Cataract surgery patient shares their amazing experience with Dr. Baker and the team.

Created on: Sunday, December 11, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Another amazing personal experience shared with our office! "He said I had the vision of a 30 year old fighter pilot. I'm 72 years old. Last time I could see this good was when I was 10 years old!"

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Another First for Slade & Baker Vision Center - Only FDA Approved laser for PRK in our clinic!

Another First for Slade & Baker Vision Center - Only FDA Approved laser for PRK in our clinic!

Created on: Thursday, December 01, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Another first for Slade & Baker Vision Center! Good news for our patients: The Alcon Wavelight laser is now FDA approved for PRK and currently the only modern laser in the US approved for PRK. Read our full blog for more info!

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

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

Created on: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

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."

Created on: Thursday, November 10, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

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 and how Crosslinking CXL changed this patient\'s life.

My diplomas on my wall, I could see my name in them! Life changing story about Keratoconus and how Crosslinking CXL changed this patient's life.

Created on: Thursday, November 10, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

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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I remember crying in the shower when I saw my feet for the first time! An incredible patient letter to Dr. Slade

I remember crying in the shower when I saw my feet for the first time! An incredible patient letter to Dr. Slade

Created on: Thursday, November 03, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

"I remember crying in the shower when I saw my feet for the first time! Just let him know I appreciate him every day I open my eyes in the morning and I can see my alarm clock!" To read more from this incredible letter to Dr. Slade, 27 years post surgery, read our latest blog!

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Nearsighted? Have trouble seeing far away?  Learn about LASIK and other options from Dr. Bennett Walton

Nearsighted? Have trouble seeing far away? Learn about LASIK and other options from Dr. Bennett Walton

Created on: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Dr. Bennett Walton was invited to deliver an exciting lecture entitled “SMILE versus LASIK for myopia” at the Advanced Refractive Congress this July in Miami Beach, FL. Read our blog to learn more!

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New Device that could mean Improved Visual Outcomes after Refractive Surgery - Dr. Slade & Dr. Walton - first 2 in Texas!

New Device that could mean Improved Visual Outcomes after Refractive Surgery - Dr. Slade & Dr. Walton - first 2 in Texas!

Created on: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

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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Proof you should ditch those glasses and contact lenses! Come in for a Free LASIK evaluation today! New Study results reveal safety and efficacy of LASIK.

Proof you should ditch those glasses and contact lenses! Come in for a Free LASIK evaluation today! New Study results reveal safety and efficacy of LASIK.

Created on: Monday, September 26, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Many of you want proof, well here it is. Proof you should ditch those glasses and/or contact lenses! This month, a new study in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery shed some new light on the safety and efficacy of LASIK! Read our blog for more details!

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Looking for LASIK options?  Announcing new, exciting FDA Approval of SMILE procedure!

Looking for LASIK options? Announcing new, exciting FDA Approval of SMILE procedure!

Created on: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

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!

History made at Slade & Baker Vision Center. BREAKING NEWS for Near Vision! First Raindrop presbyopia correcting surgery outside of Clinical Trials!

Created on: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

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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Sick of your reading glasses? Now, there is a NEW procedure to help you get rid of them for GOOD. Tune in to watch Dr. Slade LIVE tomorrow!

Sick of your reading glasses? Now, there is a NEW procedure to help you get rid of them for GOOD. Tune in to watch Dr. Slade LIVE tomorrow!

Created on: Monday, August 29, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

The day has finally arrived! A NEW amazing procedure that means you can throw out those annoying, ugly reading glasses...Dr. Slade will be one of the first surgeons in the US to perform this procedure outside of the clinical trials which will be LIVE STREAMED at 10 AM (CST) Houston time, TOMORROW, Tuesday, Aug. 30! To sign on and register to watch the procedure, please go to: http://www.takeonedigital.com/BMC/RVOwebcast082016/

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New study proves contact lens users who chose to have LASIK were more satisfied with their vision 1-3 years after surgery!  Are YOU a millenial?  Have you thought about LASIK?

New study proves contact lens users who chose to have LASIK were more satisfied with their vision 1-3 years after surgery! Are YOU a millenial? Have you thought about LASIK?

Created on: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

A new study found that LASIK patients who used to wear contacts are more satisfied years after surgery than those who chose not to have LASIK. And for all of the Millenials out there, patients younger than age 40 were the MOST satisfied with their LASIK! Read our latest blog to find out all the study conclusions and why you shouldn't wait until summer ends to get your vision fixed!

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This is something you can’t buy. Your eyes are so precious. - a Botched LASIK Patient\'s Journey to Slade & Baker Vision Center

This is something you can’t buy. Your eyes are so precious. - a Botched LASIK Patient's Journey to Slade & Baker Vision Center

Created on: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

If you are looking into the option of getting rid of contacts or glasses, do not go somewhere based on price. One LASIK procedure and your options could be none. Go to a doctor who truly cares about YOU. “He corrected my LASIK. He is a genius and a miracle worker.” Please read our blog for a scary but heartwarming story!

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Change eye color permanently? The importance of your LASIK surgeon being on the brink of Technology. Our Youtube gone Viral!

Change eye color permanently? The importance of your LASIK surgeon being on the brink of Technology. Our Youtube gone Viral!

Created on: Monday, August 08, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Would you want someone to remodel your kitchen if the last kitchen they remodeled was in 1990? Besides having been involved in the FIRST LASIK procedure in our country, our surgeons have been a part of many firsts. They are asked to research equipment, lasers, implants, and lenses that are in the process of being FDA approved. Today we wanted to share a pretty cool case our doctors helped with. Read our latest blog and watch our viral youtube video featuring Dr. Stephen Slade removing an iris implant that was performed overseas for permanent eye color change!

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LASIK can help Depth Perception? Study Results show Laser Vision Correction improves Stereopsis!

LASIK can help Depth Perception? Study Results show Laser Vision Correction improves Stereopsis!

Created on: Friday, July 22, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Have you ever experienced depth perception issues? It is NOT a good feeling. Going down stairs, catching a ball or playing sports...read our latest blog to see how laser vision correction can actually improve 3D Depth Perception!

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A LASIK Alternative. "The actual procedure lasted maybe 1 min or 2. The procedure changed my life." - Visumax SMILE Patient

Created on: Monday, July 11, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

"The actual procedure lasted maybe 1 min or 2. There was even a nurse holding my hand to put me at ease. The procedure changed my life." - Visumax SMILE patient. Read our latest blog to hear more about how this procedure works and how it changed this patient's life!

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Sick of your reading glasses? BREAKING NEWS for Near Vision!

Sick of your reading glasses? BREAKING NEWS for Near Vision!

Created on: Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

After years of what felt like ZERO options, adults with presbyopia now have an amazing NEW, FDA approved option to correct their Near Vision without ruining their distance vision. Read this blog post to learn more about this 10 minute procedure that could rid you of having to wear those reading glasses you hate so much!

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Do YOU look at your smartphone at night in bed? You may change your mind after reading this article...

Do YOU look at your smartphone at night in bed? You may change your mind after reading this article...

Created on: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Do you find yourself checking your messages while you lay on your pillow at night in the dark? Emails? Are you scrolling through Facebook?rnrnRead this article to see what happened with people's vision when they did this. Temporary blindness can occur!

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Cataract Surgery and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). A letter from a Patient with a Rare Disorder.

Cataract Surgery and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). A letter from a Patient with a Rare Disorder.

Created on: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

But what struck us is what we take for granted so much. The immense skill it takes for a surgeon to have to fight a dangerous, risky turn while during surgery. "Dr. Slade handled my case and did not make me nervous or uncomfortable." Gregg shared he has the utmost respect "for how Dr. Slade could anticipate any problems" that may surface even during surgery. As he states in his letter: "I never knew there was a problem because you and your staff were so professional." Read our blog to learn the full story of a patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome having cataract surgery with Dr. Slade!

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You can get Cataracts & Skin Cancer from Driving a car??!!!

You can get Cataracts & Skin Cancer from Driving a car??!!!

Created on: Friday, May 20, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

If someone told you that you could get cataracts or skin cancer just from driving your car, would you be shocked? We were. JAMA Ophthalmology has published a new study that analyzed car windows and the lack of protection from UV-A light on the driver's side windows...if you drive a car, it is worth a read!

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"No more glasses. If I could rate this place more than 5 stars, I would." - LASIK patient

Created on: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

We are so grateful to hear from this patient who had her LASIK procedure with us only 3 weeks ago!rnrnIt means a lot to hear from ANY patients but it's extra special since this particular patient is involved in the medical field as well.rnrnPlease read our blog to see what she shared with the world right after surgery!

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LASIK Patient Review online: "Most qualified in the United States!"

Created on: Thursday, May 05, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

We really love notes from our patients. What we love even more, are notes from our patients that they choose to share online! Please see this LASIK patient's beautiful words about our staff, office, Dr. Slade and the overall patient LASIK surgery experience at our office! We are blushing...READ this blog to see full review!

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First Class Eyes? Read a LASIK and Laser Cataract Experience in a real patient\'s own words!

First Class Eyes? Read a LASIK and Laser Cataract Experience in a real patient's own words!

Created on: Monday, May 02, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Nothing is more REAL than when a patient asks to share his or her experience with everyone. Mr. Kauffman had surgery with us and asked that we let others know about both his time and his son's time with us. Read our blog to get a patient’s perspective in HIS WORDS!

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New LASIK procedure delivers best results ever seen in an FDA LASIK Trial!

New LASIK procedure delivers best results ever seen in an FDA LASIK Trial!

Created on: Monday, April 25, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Breaking News: Our Doctors at Slade & Baker Vision Center were involved in an FDA Trial that received the best ever results seen in an FDA LASIK Trial to date! For more info, please read our blog!

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Dr. Stephen Slade is named in the 2016 Top 100 List of Powerful People in Ophthalmology!

Dr. Stephen Slade is named in the 2016 Top 100 List of Powerful People in Ophthalmology!

Created on: Friday, April 22, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Congratulations does not suffice! We could not be MORE PROUD at this moment. Our superstar Dr. Stephen Slade was named one of the TOP 100 Most Powerful People in Ophthalmology in 2016! This list names some incredibly influential surgeons and researchers. We have always known Dr. Slade was a HUGE deal...we are just so happy this list shared what we have known with the rest of the world! Read today's blog for WHY!

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Corneal Cross-Linking CXL Approved in the United States by the FDA for Keratoconus and Corneal Ectasia Patients!

Corneal Cross-Linking CXL Approved in the United States by the FDA for Keratoconus and Corneal Ectasia Patients!

Created on: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

The doctors at Slade & Baker Vision are very pleased to announce the FDA approval of Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL) for Keratoconus and Corneal Ectasia.rnrnThe doctors at Slade & Baker Vision have been involved in CXL for years, including the FDA studies with Avedro. Please read this blog for more information!

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Not a LASIK candidate? Severely Nearsighted? Call us! Personal patient story about ICL surgery.

Not a LASIK candidate? Severely Nearsighted? Call us! Personal patient story about ICL surgery.

Created on: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Chris was severely nearsighted. The prescription in his glasses was so strong that he finally got tired of the distortion from his lenses. It was so hard for him to see. Due to Chris's high prescription of -16.00, he was deemed to NOT be a candidate for LASIK. READ more about LASIK options and how Chris is now able to see with ZERO glasses or contacts!

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"You can get a hearing aid, but you can't replace your sight." Monovision Patient's Laser Cataract Surgery Experience

Created on: Sunday, March 06, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

"You can get a hearing aid, but you can't replace your sight."rnrnWe couldn't have said it better ourselves! Read this blog to hear about a patient who wore contacts and glasses all his life but can now see without them!

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\'I\'m happy\' is an understatement. My life is completely changed! - Post Surgery Patient Speaks Out

'I'm happy' is an understatement. My life is completely changed! - Post Surgery Patient Speaks Out

Created on: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

'I'm happy' is an understatement. My life is completely changed!rnrnWhen you start wearing glasses at 8 years old, you get really used to dealing with vision problems by the time you turn 48.rnrnMrs. Miller's vision just got worse and worse after her 8th birthday. Read how her life completely changed with surgery at our office in this blog post!

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LASIK Spring Special at SBVC! 15% off for Everyday Heroes including Teachers, Firefighters, & all Public Service Professionals!

LASIK Spring Special at SBVC! 15% off for Everyday Heroes including Teachers, Firefighters, & all Public Service Professionals!

Created on: Friday, February 05, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

It is OUR turn to give back to our heroes that protect us and serve us every single day. If you are an everyday hero, call us to make an appointment today for a FREE Consultation and take advantage of our our LASIK Spring Special! 15% OFF LASIK for any teacher, firefighter, EMS, Police Officer, or other public service professional!

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It's your turn for laser cataract surgery. Who do you choose?  A patient's letter to us.

It's your turn for laser cataract surgery. Who do you choose? A patient's letter to us.

Created on: Monday, January 25, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

We get feedback from our patients, but some of our favorites come from our friends.

Robert Watson, the owner of Patient Education Concepts, could have gone to over 8,000 ophthalmologists when it came time to have HIS femtosecond laser cataract surgery. He came to us.
Click on this blog to read his touching letter and learn about cataract surgery after having had refractive surgery (like LASIK, RK) earlier in life!

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Why did YOU get LASIK?

Why did YOU get LASIK?

Created on: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Why did I finally decide YES to LASIK?

I get this question on the regular.

Out of all the things we always say we want to do or need to do, many people get consultations or research LASIK, but stay on the fence for some time. What was the deciding factor for me? READ MORE TO FIND OUT WHY!

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"I was determined": A Patient's Journey with Keratoconus and Crosslinking Success

Created on: Monday, December 07, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Richard suffered from severely blurred vision due to the keratoconus in one of his eyes. He couldn't see close, he couldn't see far, they tried to treat him with contact lenses, changed the lenses, varying types, etc. and nothing helped. In his words, "everything was blurry."

Richard was determined to figure out how to improve his vision. He did his research and found Dr. Slade at our office. Read more to see Richard's CXL journey!

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LASIK on Steroids: A LASIK Revolution

LASIK on Steroids: A LASIK Revolution

Created on: Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

LASIK has been the popular choice for refractive eye surgery for as long as many of us can remember. It has become a common term that everyone is familiar with. We get asked all the time about any new updates or options for LASIK.

Although there are only a small number of options, there is FINALLY…….a long awaited UPDATE!

Read More to find out about the NEW FDA Approved LASIK Technique!

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“I could see things across the house I could never see before.” - A Patient's Post LASIK Story

“I could see things across the house I could never see before.” - A Patient's Post LASIK Story

Created on: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

“I could see my wife’s bridal portrait on top of the piano, I could actually see her face.”

David B. told us that he had struggled with glasses and contacts for years. Read more about how LASIK changed his life and how he is enjoying life in Belize at this very moment!

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Are your glasses waiting on your nightstand in the morning? Read about how LASIK was the best gift I have ever received.

Are your glasses waiting on your nightstand in the morning? Read about how LASIK was the best gift I have ever received.

Created on: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Without those glasses, Marc would not be able to make it to the bathroom. Obviously a frustrating routine for anyone, the one thing that really bothered him the most was the thought that he could not even recognize his own daughters without his glasses or his contacts.

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"The world is a much brighter place now" - Laser Cataract Patient shares her surgery experience

Created on: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Before surgery, Ms. Janet had bad distance vision and did not drive at night anymore because the glare was bothering her so much. She said the lens in her left eye was so thick it made her look like “Mr. McGoo”!
These glasses were the icing on the cake for Ms. Janet, and she then decided, this isn’t going to work. She quickly made an appointment with our office to come in for a cataract evaluation.

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Personal LASIK Experience from Me to You. Summer is flying by, come see us for a FREE consultation ASAP!

Personal LASIK Experience from Me to You. Summer is flying by, come see us for a FREE consultation ASAP!

Created on: Friday, July 24, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

We have written many blogs about patient experiences at our office.

Patient LASIK experiences, Patient Laser Cataract Experiences, Patient's experiences with clinical trials we are conducting…but after doing our research, none of the blogs have been viewed as much as the ones regarding personal friends. We posted one a couple years back about the horrors of a friend sleeping in her contacts. Believe it or not, that is our highest viewed blog to date. READ MORE about MY personal LASIK experience!

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New SMILE procedure, a LASIK alternative offered in Houston, Texas at Slade & Baker Vision Center

New SMILE procedure, a LASIK alternative offered in Houston, Texas at Slade & Baker Vision Center

Created on: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

When heavily immersed in a profession, you sometimes lose sight of what outsiders and the public may think about the surgeries and patients you are around daily.

This happens to all of us lucky staff members at Slade & Baker Vision Center.

We were the first clinical trial site in all of Texas to provide the SMILE procedure to patients. There are only FIVE sites in the entire United States. Read more here!

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There should be a reward at the end…I don’t ask for much, just NO GLASSES! A Laser Cataract Surgery Experience

There should be a reward at the end…I don’t ask for much, just NO GLASSES! A Laser Cataract Surgery Experience

Created on: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Author: Slade Baker Vision Center

Luckily when Ms. Boswell arrived at our office, she found she was not suffering from a corneal disease, but was experiencing vision loss from maturing cataracts.

She describes that her vision was fuzzy on the edges and she complained about seeing badly at the end of the day due to her eyes being tired. She would have to put on her glasses at night.

Ms. Boswell has worn glasses since she was 7 years old. She got fitted for contacts at 15 years old. Read more to hear this patient's entire story after YEARS of eye correction!

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