Blog Archive

We Are Accepting Patients in Pearland! Dec 1st, 2021

We hope you had a fulfilling Thanksgiving, and as we move into the holiday season we would like to share some updates moving forward.  First off, Eyecare Leaders would like to announce that our Pearland Parkway location is open for soft opening Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Although the office is...

Are You Protecting Your Eyes For Winter? Nov 19th, 2021

We are all genuinely protective with our eyes and skin during the Spring and Summer seasons, however, when Fall and Winter come around we seem to neglect that same care just because the sun is not visible and the temperature is not hot. This exposure to UV light can cause...

Diabetes-related Eye Disease Month of November Nov 3rd, 2021

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes. It is caused by damage to the blood vessels in the tissue in the eye. Some early symptoms can include floaters, blurriness, dark areas of vision, and difficulty perceiving colors. Blindness can also occur if left untreated. The best...

Blindness Awareness Month Oct 8th, 2021

This month marks October's Blindness Awareness Month. This month we will strive to educate our community about dangers that can cause blindness and to remind everyone that protecting our vision and helping those who suffer from low or no vision is something we can do. Schedule your appointment with us...

How Often Are You Checking On Your Eyes Sep 22nd, 2021

Many people can have a blurry vision but adapt to it. This adaptation can be great enough to convince them that they need a vision correction. It may be hard to know if you require prescription glasses or not, so how often should you take a full comprehensive eye exam?...

Inclimate Weather Service Update Sep 14th, 2021

All of our office locations will be operating as posted in our schedule. If you have any questions please call us at any of our locations for details and updates. We will continue to observe the weather updates and will update you if the weather worsens.  Please stay safe! Wishing...

Vision Correction with Contact Lenses Aug 26th, 2021

Contact lenses are thin malleable films that sit directly on the surface of your eyes. Here are some ways wearing contact lenses will help you see well, feel well, and play well.  Contact lenses correct most vision problems that glasses do such as near-sightedness and far-sightedness. These lenses move with...

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month Aug 19th, 2021

With grade school and college starting for the new semester, help your kids have a clear and successful school year by providing them with great vision care. Good eyesight is crucial during children's development and its can become very difficult to realize that your children's eyes are not healthy. Here...

Visit Us At Our New Location! Up to 30% Off! Aug 3rd, 2021

We are excited to announce that our Pearland location is now open for a Soft Opening for eye examinations and optical consultations for glasses and contacts. Book an appointment today! We are ready for you to come in and browse our wide variety of selections of name-brand glasses. Some of...

We Are Open! Our Commitment During COVID-19 Mar 17th, 2020

Here at Eyecare Leaders, we are closely monitoring developments around the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The safety of our patients and employees is paramount, which is why we have increased our efforts to meet the following measures so that your visit to our facilities is the safest possible: Implementation of recommendations consistent...

How to Prevent Age-Related Blindness May 24th, 2019

As we get older, we tend to lose the perfect vision we were used to in our twenties. If you ever had to study a menu at arms-length in a restaurant, you will know what we are talking about. For many of us, aging is a natural thing and we...

To Wear or Not To Wear: What Happens If I Don’t Use My Glasses? Nov 16th, 2018

Glasses! They’re the “eyes” of many. Or they could also be great trendy pieces that accentuate a person’s clothing style and outfit. For the most basic of uses, they protect your eyes from flying debris during work activities. It is a well-known quote that the eyes are “the windows to...

I Scratched My Eye! Causes and Treatments for Corneal Abrasion Nov 8th, 2018

Everyone has, at one point or another, scratched their eye subconsciously due to the feeling of irritation around the area. Most of the time, people get lucky and nothing major really happens but for others, this may result to an eye injury called a corneal abrasion. What is Corneal Abrasion?...

Pink Eye - What is Conjunctivitis? Oct 30th, 2018

When meeting people, eye contact is the first type of communication that we engage in. It could take the form of a happy smile that wrinkles the corners of the eye, a suggestive wink, or maybe an angry furrowing of the eyebrows. But wait, as you give your usual greeting...

New Eyewear & Sunglasses Styles Added! Ray-Ban, Dolce & Gabbana, Oakley, Tiffany & Co. Oct 28th, 2018

Great news! We’ve added more brands to our already extensive line-up including Oakley, Chesterfield, Michael Kors and Coach. Additionally, the latest styles from Ray-Ban, Tiffany & Co., Oakley, Ferragamo, Gucci and Silhouette are available in our offices. Come by and get a fresh new pair! Get a sneak peek at...

Why Are My Eyes So Dry? Oct 6th, 2018

You may not always notice this, but your eyes are constantly tearing up. It’s not as much as you would normally produce like in the case of crying, but just enough to keep your eye healthy and free from dirt. When abnormal conditions arise - like for example, your eyelids...

Getting rid of your glasses – will eye surgery benefit you? Sep 2nd, 2018

The ability to see has to be one of our most cherished senses. It allows us to enjoy the world around us, however many of us have to rely on glasses or contact lenses to for our vision to function properly. According to the Vision Council, more than 190 million...

No more Dilated Eyes - Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Aug 12th, 2018

Blurry vision is never fun, especially if you have a fast-paced lifestyle and need to fetch the kids, buy some dinner and finish the big proposal due for the next day. In the past, your eye-care specialist used to put drops in your eyes before checking for underlying problems with...

When Should Children Get Their Vision Tested? Jul 22nd, 2018

Most responsible parents will have their child regularly checked by a pediatrician, but how many can say the same about annual checkups with a pediatric ophthalmologist?  As important as the eyes are, it’s surprising how many parents will overlook regular checkups with an eye doctor, that is, of course, unless...

Light Sensitivity? How to Identify and Treat Photophobia Jul 15th, 2018

Photophobia is a condition which is characterized by an extreme sensitivity to bright light sources. It doesn’t matter what the source of the light is, be it sunlight, fluorescent bulbs, incandescent bulbs, LED bulbs or the light from a television or computer screen, any one of these can cause moderate...

Digital Eye Strain - 6 Ways to Stop Your Computer from Ruining Your Eyes Jul 8th, 2018

We live in a digital age. This means that we are more connected than ever before, and a wealth of information sits at our fingertips. But have our eyes had a chance to evolve at the same rate as our technological habits? Humans were not designed to stare at illuminated...

The Importance of Nutrition in Maintaining Healthy Eyes as you Age Jun 28th, 2018

There are many factors that can contribute to the deterioration of one’s eyes, some of which can be controlled, such as exposure to sunlight, and others which cannot, such as aging. Aging is inevitable, and as you age your eyesight is likely to decline, but there are ways to combat...

Why Regular Eye Examinations Are Essential To Overall Health Jun 14th, 2018

When it comes to annual check-ups for maintaining one’s health, oftentimes people overlook scheduling regular eye exams. While most people are pretty good about regularly arranging their doctors and dentists appointments, taking care of one’s eyes is many times forgotten. This is puzzling, especially considering that your eyes are your...