Category Archives: Eye Care

Keeping Your Eyes Safe During Sports

eye injuries in sports

Eye Safety and Playing Sports Whether you like indoor or outdoor sports, protecting your eyes from injury is essential. Flying objects such as balls and other player’s equipment can really cause some serious eye injuries. And, taking simple precautions could save your vision and your eye. Wearing helmets and eye protection is essential when doing […]

Does Insurance Cover LASIK Surgery?

Here at , we are often asked by our patients if  LASIK surgery is covered by their standard medical insurance cover. Unfortunately, there is no straight answer to this question, as coverage can vary when it comes to elective surgery. If you are looking for innovative and effective LASIK eye surgery in Dallas, we offer […]

Eye Problems Caused by Stress

Stress is not only emotionally debilitating, but it can also cause the body to physically react negatively as well. It is widely known that long-term stress can pose a risk for severe health problems such as obesity, heart disease, depression and difficulty sleeping. However, not many know that stress can also have an impact on […]

Dry Eyes Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

Dry Eyes Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

How to beat dry eyes this summer We all love long summer days of sunshine, beaches, and barbecues, but we don’t all welcome the dry, irritated eyes that can come with it. Many Texans suffer from dry eyes, the combination of wind, dryness and sun can lead to dry eyes. Some people only suffer during the […]

Why is My Vision Blurry?

Understanding your vision is the first step in improving it! Most people deal with some amount and form of unclear vision. From nearsightedness to farsightedness, astigmatism to old age, everyone’s eyes and clarity of vision are different. The more you know about what causes blurry, unclear vision, the better decisions you can make to care […]

July 4th: Avoid Eye Injuries This Holiday

Fireworks can lead to serious Eye injuries and Fireworks safety is key. July 4th is our Great Nation’s Independence day. For most, the holiday is a time to celebration and relaxation. But a momentary lapse in judgment with fireworks can cause serious eye injuries. Proper procedure and protection are key when handling fireworks. Every July […]

Dr. Hines talks about Chalazion (Styes)

Mujahid Hines, M.D. talks about an interesting topic: It is disheartening to wake up in the morning with a large Stye or Chalazion on your eyelid. Mujahid Hines, M.D. talks about this common form of eyelid inflammation. He discusses simple treatment measures and steps that can help alleviate a Stye: Mujahid Hines, M.D. is a […]

Fall Safety Tips for Your Eyes

The following are Safety tips for your Eyes in the Fall season. As the leaves change, the temperatures dip out of the triple digits, and we start doing more work around the house it is important to keep eye health and safety in mind. Although most of us consider the “home” to be a place […]

Administering Eye drops in a Child’s eyes

My three year old woke up one Saturday morning with red eyes with mucus. Ugh…great way to start the weekend. My mind snapped to attention: no big deal. I’m an Ophthalmologist, I’ll get her some antibiotic eye drops and this will be history in a few days. A quick phone call and a trip to […]

Preventing Contact lens infections

Contact lens Infections Every year, almost 10,000 Americans lose their vision from complications of Contact lenses wear. The most common reason is a serious infection called a corneal ulcer. These infections generally occur in young patients who overwear their contact lenses. Unfortunately, these infections usually heal with a Corneal scar, which can affect vision. When […]

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