Eye Care Blog

How Long Does LASIK Surgery Take?

LASIK eye surgery is a popular solution to a common problem: poor vision. Roughly 700,000 people get LASIK every year, and 95% of those patients have 20/20 or better vision as a result. With one simple and virtually painless surgery, you can experience vision that may change your life. At Tylock-George Eye Care, we’ve used... Read More

Can I Use My Flex Spending on LASIK?

“Flex spending” refers to Flexible Spending Accounts, or FSAs, which contain tax-free funds set aside to pay for medical procedures. At Tylock-George Laser Eye Care, we frequently get questions about whether FSAs can be used to pay for various eye procedures, and often, patients ask specifically about using flex spending to cover LASIK. The good... Read More

Improving Your Vision with the PanOptix® Intraocular Lens

During cataract surgery, the eye’s clouded natural lens is replaced by an artificial intraocular lens or IOL. Originally, IOLs were all the same — simply designed to restore vision back to how it had appeared before the cataract. This is no longer the case. Now, thanks to advancements in technology, IOLs don’t just restore vision,… Read More


Introducing the Revolutionary Alcon PanOptix Trifocal Cataract Surgery Replacement Lens

Introducing the Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix ® Trifocal IntraOcular Lens The Most Advanced Technology Available For Cataract Lens Replacement Now Available By Renowned Cataract Surgeon and Refractive Surgery Specialist, Dr. Michael R. George, MD Alcon’s Tweet About PanOptix: “We know patients undergoing cataract surgery today want a replacement lens that delivers the vision they need… Read More


Should I Get Monovision?

As we age, our eyes undergo significant changes that can be frustrating. Presbyopia is a common condition for people over 40 years old, making it difficult for a vision to focus on nearby objects. Some people opt for reading glasses to help them with close-up vision, but these can be an inconvenient solution to a… Read More


Does LASIK Hurt?

It’s one of the biggest concerns people have before scheduling an appointment for refractive surgery: will it hurt? It’s easy to understand why. The process of laser eye surgeries like LASIK and PRK aren’t widely understood and people may wonder what the experience will be like before they make the commitment. At Tylock-George Eye Care… Read More


Who is a Good Candidate for LASIK?

LASIK is a very common laser eye surgery aimed at treating myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. In LASIK, a laser is used to gently reshape the cornea, allowing the light that enters the eye to be more focused on the retina and providing clearer vision. With advancements in laser surgical technology, more people than… Read More


Pre and Post-operative Care of Intraocular Lens Replacement

Pre and Post-operative Care of Intraocular Lens Replacement: An Informative Guide to Cataracts, Lenses, Prevention, and Physics of Refraction Anna E. Taiclet As the foremost causative agent to blindness, cataracts of the ocular lens remains a topic of importance within ophthalmologic practices. Although age-related cataracts are the most commonly diagnosed condition within the adult population,… Read More


What’s The Difference In Eye Doctors?

What is the Difference in Eye Doctors? (Who Should I See?) There is a wide variety of eye care professionals providing outstanding services to the great citizens of Irving and Las Colinas. Understanding the difference between an ophthalmologist, an optometrist, and an optician will help you choose the best team to address your specific needs…. Read More


Alta Prescripción? Considere Visian ICL Como Una Opción Para la Corrección de la Visión a Largo Plazo

Hoy en día, la tecnología trae diferentes opciones de corrección permanente de la visión. Existen varios procedimientos como la queratomileusis in situ asistida por láser (LASIK), la queratectomía fotorrefractiva (PRK) o un lente implantable llamado Visian ICL (lente Collamer® implantable). Es importante comprender las diferentes opciones antes de decidir el procedimiento de corrección de la visión… Read More