Surgical solutions when you need them
When you have vision or eye problems that cannot be treated conservatively with medication or some other form of nonsurgical therapy, it's comforting to know that Brazosport Eye Institute's ophthalmology doctors have the experience and qualifications to deliver great results with surgical solutions. These include:
LASIK Eye Surgery and Refractive Surgery – We are expert at correcting vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism using the state-of-the-art excimer laser system. We can often eliminate the need to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Eye Cataract Surgery – Every year, approximately 1.5 million people in the United States have eye cataract surgery. Aging, injury to the eye, previous eye surgery and intraocular inflammation can lead to cataracts. Excessive exposure to sunlight, steroids, medical problems like diabetes and high-salt diets are all risk factors for cataracts. We specialize in eye cataract surgery using the most advanced intraocular lenses to correct astigmatism and increase convenience by decreasing the need for reading glasses in some situations. We can surgically replace the lens containing cataracts with multifocal lenses, or intraocular lens implants (IOL).
Surgery for Glaucoma – Known as the silent threat, is commonly associated with slow, progressive loss of peripheral vision. Regular testing is important for identifying those at risk and monitoring glaucoma treatment plans. When nonsurgical therapies fail, we can perform selective laser trabeculoplasty and iridotomy.
Diabetic Retinopathy – This is the leading cause of new blindness in adults. In most cases, vision loss from diabetes can be prevented or restored if caught in time. We perform a procedure called vitrectomy for diabetic retinopathy. Patients with diabetes should be examined at least once a year.
Facial Cosmetic Services – Get the fresh, confident look you want with eye plastic surgery, also known as oculoplastics. This includes upper and lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), treatment for eyelid cancers/reconstruction and Botox® and other injectables for a youthful, refreshed appearance.
For more information about our many surgical solutions, call Brazosport Eye Institute at 979.297.2961. You can also schedule your consultation with an eye doctor by filling out our online Request an Appointment form. Our surgical patients come to us from Lake Jackson, Freeport, Angleton, Pearland (Brazoria County, TX) and Bay City (Matagorda County, TX).