Category: General Info

  • Spring Sunglasses

    In addition to making us look cool, sunglasses offer a number of health benefits Sunglasses shield the inside of the eyes from harmful rays from the sun.  Vision scientists have found that macular degeneration and cataracts have been associated with ultraviolet (UV) light exposure.  Those with a family history of these common diseases should be…

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  • Wide Field Retinal Imaging

    The doctors at Wells Branch Vision recommend a retinal exam as part of a yearly comprehensive eye exam.   Traditionally, this meant that the patient would have to have their pupils dilated through the use of eye drops. And this is still true today. Dilation is the best method for the doctor to see into…

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  • Bifocal Hard Contacts

    Hard contact lenses have been around for a long time. Adult patients will often remark to me that back when they started wearing contacts, hard lenses were the only option. Most of them assume that hard contacts have gone the way of the dodo.   But this technology is far from obsolete. Hard, or rigid…

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  • Dry Eye Syndrome

    What is dry eye syndrome? Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that affects millions of Americans – women more often than men. In some instances, it is characterized by dry, irritated eyes due to a lack of lubricating tears. Surprisingly, it can also lead to excessively watery eyes due to tears lacking the proper…

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  • Facts on Floaters

    Floaters appear as little “cobwebs” or specks that drift about in your field of vision. They are small, dark, shadowy shapes that can look like spots, thread-like strands, or squiggly lines.   They move as your eyes move and seem to dart away when you try to look at them directly. They do not follow…

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  • More on Dr. Hamilton’s LASIK Experience

    A video crew recently came by Wells Branch Vision Care to interview Dr. Hamilton in regards to his surgery experience with Eye Lasik Austin. Check out the interview by clicking here.

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