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ARMD and Dry Eye: Prevention and Protection

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) is the number one cause of irreversible vision loss in Americans over the age of 50. ARMD causes visual distortion as well as central vision loss. The macula is the part of the retina responsible for providing sharp, straight-ahead vision. ARMD occurs when components of the macula cease...

Path to Healthy Long Lashes

With the advent of online video streaming and the growing popularity of YouTube makeup artists and online makeup tutorials, applying flawless makeup in the comfort of your own home has become more easily accessible to the average Jane. Eyelash extensions, in particular, have recently experienced a resurgence in the past couple of years....

Stocking Stuffers for Sight

Need ideas for stocking stuffers? We've got you covered! Read on to discover which 6 products we recommend this holiday season for all the health conscious fashionistas in your life . No stubby eyelashes: Zoria Boost Serum and Mascara No crusty eyelids: Ocusoft Platinum Plus Foaming Eyelid Cleansing Scrub No sun damage:...

Digital Eye Health®: Modern Dry Eye

Do your eyes feel tired after spending some time on the computer? Do you find that you cannot wear your contacts for very long during the day? Do you rub your eyes frequently? Do you experience fluctuating vision on a daily basis? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, you may...

No More Readers!

Yes, you read the title correctly. You too can live a life free of readers! Multifocal contact lenses provide the ability to see clearly far away and up close. Whether you need to drive your kids to school, commute to work, or read a menu at a restaurant, multifocal contact lenses can...

September is Sports Eye Safety Month

More than 600,000 sports-related eye injuries occur every year. An alarming 90 percent of those serious eye injuries could have been prevented through use of appropriate protective eyewear. Although some sports organizations require shin, knee, and/or mouth guards, most youth sports leagues do not require the use of eye protection. It is up...

It’s Contact Lens Health Week! #OnePairTakeCare

"Most eye infections are easily treatable if caught early but can lead to inflammation, pain and even blindness if people don’t seek treatment. Contact lens wear is one of the primary culprits that lead to infections." -Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)   Did you know that the Centers for...

Back To School Eye Exams in 2016

With back to school just around the corner, have your children had their eyes examined? Did you know that growth spurts affect the eye too? As your children grow, their eyeballs will also grow larger and longer. As a result, a child's prescription may change every 6 months to 1...

Don’t wait until December 31st!

Do you know you could lose your Health Savings if not spent by the end of the year? Do not hesitate to come on in and get those back up glasses, sports sunwear, or that eye health evaluation you have put off! We are happy to see you and provide the preventative...

Guest Blog: What is Digital Eye Strain?

Digital Eye Strain is the new Computer Vision Syndrome. Digital Eye Strain is a new term that encompasses the multitude of digital devices that we often find ourselves glued to. Read more about the symptoms of digital eye strain and how to prevent getting digital eye strain at our guest blog What is Digital Eye Strain? on Dr....

FDA Approves Shire’s Xiidra™

Breaking news in the treatment of Dry Eye Disease: FDA Approves Shire’s Xiidra™ (lifitegrast ophthalmic solution) 5% – The Only Treatment Indicated for the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease. What is Xiidra? Xiidra is a prescription eye drop used to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye...

Guest Blog: How Does Blue Light Affect Your Eyes?

The words "blue light" and "blue light protection" have been recently gaining ground in the medical and eye community. So what is this "blue light" everyone is talking about and how does it affect you? Read more about blue light and how to protect yourself from the potentially harmful effects...

Our Contact Lens Web Store is Always Open!

Run out of contact lenses? Going on a trip soon? Can't get to our office during operating hours? We know life gets in the way. That's why we opened our Contact Lens Web Store. Now you can re-order your contacts where ever and whenever and have them delivered straight to...

Give Dad Some Shades for Father’s Day!

Robert Marc sunglasses featured this month in Refinery29. Dad deserves the very best. Stop by Vision Optique and find the perfect gift for the dad that's always outdoors. *Promotion not applicable with insurance....

Office Hour Changes for May 26, 2016

Vision Optique will be closing early May 26th, 2016 for staff training. Office hours on Thursday (5/26) will be from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM. We will resume usual office hours the following day on Friday, May 27th 2016....

Suffering from itchy and watery eyes?

Spring weather is finally here and whether we like it or not, allergy season is here too. As if a puffy face, runny nose, itchy throat, congestion, and sneezing uncontrollably wasn't enough, most of us will also find ourselves at the mercy of our itchy and watery eyes. Those scratchy eyes are begging for...

The days are getting longer, are your eyes protected?

Spring has come and summer is quickly approaching. Residents of Texas know how brutal the Houston sun can be. It is important to protect not only your skin, but also your eyes from the damaging effects of UV light emitted from the sun. 80% of UV damage to the eyes...

Valentine’s Day Trunk Show: Tom Ford

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Essential Blue Light Protection for Kids on Digital Devices

KPRC Channel 2 News Haley Hernandez interviews Dr. Shen Lee at Vision Optique about blue light protection and what can be done to alleviate digital eye strain. See the story here: Can Your Kids' Devices be Ruining Their Eyes? Click here to read more about Blue Light Protection. Click here...

Winter 2015 Hours and Specials

Not sure what to gift your friends or family members for the holidays? Come into Vision Optique to browse our large collection of stylish frames and sunglasses. We carry a wide variety of eye wear--whether you are looking for fashionable frames to wear to work, extreme sporting sunglasses, or special...

Nutrition and Eye Health

Nutrition is a vital part of maintaining vision and overall eye health, with many expert studies suggesting that up to 25% of all nutrient intake goes to supporting our invaluable visual system. Beyond your eyes, this system also includes the nerves, blood vessels and parts of the brain that help...

Comprehensive Eye Exams Vs. Vision Screenings

Keeping up with your overall eye health is very important no matter what your age. This is why it is important for both adults and children to have a comprehensive eye exam at least once every year. However, many people think that walking into their local eye glasses shop and...

Back to School

The new school year is coming up fast, and parents and students are getting ready to embark on new adventures and experiences. But this is also a reminder to parents that good eyesight is possibly the most important school supply your child may not have. A good education for children...
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