" I am ecstatic about my visit with Dr. Vital. I was losing my sight as a result of diabetic cataracts. Dr. V's office treated me like family and their wisdom is simply incredible. I was totally at ease. After my surgery, I simply found myself in tears as a result of finally being able to see my face, as well as my wife's and children's faces. I felt as though I had received a new prize in life! Thank YOU so much for what YOU do. Even though it's your profession, and you've experienced this for years , this was the first time in my life that I've experienced this limitation. I didn't know how much I missed my eyesight! Blessings to all of YOU! I thoroughly recommend Dr. Vital whose experiencing this problem!!"
"Always attentive, as quick as can be, and definitely very knowledgeable."
"Dr. Vital is a wonderful doctor. He's very compassionate and makes you feel that he cares (and he truly does) and puts your mind at ease. I had my surgery done by Dr. Vital over a year ago. I am more than pleased with the outcome. I am 60 plus years old and I had worn eye glasses all my life. After my first surgery with Dr. Vital , I could actually see with out my glasses. I could drive at night and believe me, this was a miracle too me. My only regret is not having the surgery done earlier. Dr. Vital is a great asset to your practice. He's an excellent doctor, eye surgeon and he cares about his patients. He treats his patients like family. Thank you, Dr. Vital."
I’ve been fascinated by eyes ever since my sixth grade science teacher assigned our class a project on the organs of the human body. I still have that report and it has led me on a fantastic journey. My team and I pledge to provide excellent care, communication, and service to help you see, look, and feel better.
I enjoy performing comprehensive eye exams as well as treating complex ocular issues such as infections, trauma, corneal dystrophies, corneal scars, pterygea, cataracts and other anterior segment problems. My office works hard to accommodate major and minor ocular emergencies quickly. My patients come from all over the Houston Metroplex and in some cases beyond the borders of Texas.
My philosophy for the practice of ophthalmology is to deliver quality medical and surgical interventions, when medically necessary, on an individualized basis, that help to preserve and improve your ocular and general health.
Dr. Mark C. Vital is a Houston area cataract surgeon providing the latest in state-of-the-art cataract procedures and providing you or your loved ones with the best surgical outcome possible.
Dr. Mark C. Vital provides the people of Houston and the surrounding communities with advanced laser cataract surgery and lens implant options. Let Dr. Vital guide you on the path to better vision.
Corneal diseases, treatments, and surgery available from Mark C. Vital M.D. Houston's premier corneal specialist. We are here to help you!
Is it time for your next eye exam? Contact Houston eye doctor, Mark C. Vital M.D. and his team of caring professionals to help get your vision back on track.
When it comes to choosing the right pair of glasses you need the help of an experienced optician. Visit our Houston area optical shop for the highest quality frames and lenses to fit any budget.
Mark Vital, M.D. is a passionate and experienced eye doctor and cataract surgeon at Houston Eye Associates. He treats many conditions that cause red eyes, eye pain, or blurred vision. Having begun performing microsurgeries in 1993, he has performed hundreds of cataract surgeries and over 100 corneal transplants annually. Dr. Vital additionally specializes in recovery from complex cataract surgery, anterior segment and ocular surface eye surgeries, as well as the treatment of eye injuries and eye infections. With years of experience and practice, Dr. Vital has always felt that ongoing education on eye health and disease is critical. Explore Dr. Vital’s answers to 'Vital' eye care questions below to stay informed on your visual health and current events at our downtown Houston eye care centers.
Why is my vision worse after cataract surgery?
Posted on Monday July 01, 2019
Why would vision be worse after cataract surgery? When performing cataract surgery ophthalmologists are careful to maintain the health of the cornea. Since I am a corneal specialist, I pay particular attention to protecting the cornea. Cataract surgery is one of the most successful surgeries performed in the United States. Some patients who have had... Read More
What is corneal swelling (edema)?
Posted on Wednesday June 12, 2019
Corneal swelling is also called corneal edema, bullous keratopathy, or corneal decompensation. The cornea is the clear dome on the front of the eye. It contains water like a damp sponge. When the cornea has too much water, it swells. The swelling makes it difficult for light to pass through the cornea. This causes blurred... Read More
“Vital” Eye Research Review: Should scratch equal patch?
Posted on Wednesday May 01, 2019
Does using an eye patch help when the corneal epithelium is scratched? Some ophthalmologists say yes and others say no. Cochrane is an international group of researchers that review peer-reviewed evidence to make health care decisions better. I value the reviews published by Cochrane because of their comprehensive review methodology and their unbiased reporting of... Read More