Monthly Archives: February 2016

Thanks Dr. Lanier! Your patients are VIPs with us!

Dr. Lanier recently retired from over 30 years of serving patients in the Houston area. I can remember seeing his patients who had corneal transplants that he performed in 1971…the year I was born! He always put his patients first. He proved himself as an expert in the treatment of corneal and external infectious disease… Read More

Why do my eyes and eyelids seem dry, red, and irritated?

Ocular Surface Disease Infection! Oil! Inflammation! Dryness! These are easily the most common eye problems that make eyes dry, red, and irritated. Significance and effects Numerous patients come to see me for dry, irritated, burning, crusting, sticky, red, swollen eyes and eyelids (what we call ocular surface disease). Why? Understanding ocular surface disease is half… Read More

Cataract surgery options

Cataract surgery is normally performed with ultrasound (phacoemulsification) and more recently has been aided by the use of a femtosecond laser in some cases. When you decide you are ready for cataract surgery, you will have options to consider. Just as in trying to answer the question “What is the best car?”, the answer to… Read More