News & Events

  • Focus on the Facts – The Ideal Candidate is Between 21 and 50- It’s important to have a thorough screening and comprehensive examination in order for your surgeon to determine that you are a good candidate for LASIK. Excellent and reputable surgeons should not hesitate to explain to the patient that they are not suitable candidates if they have any of the following: • Patients who are under […]
  • Is LASIK Safer Than Contact Lenses?- It’s official. People are happier with LASIK than with contacts! According to a landmark study by the Cornea Research Foundation of America, “People who chose LASIK after contact lenses are MORE SATISFIED with their vision.” The study showed that compared with contact lenses, current LASIK technology reduced difficulties with night driving and nighttime visual disturbances […]
  • Focus on the Facts – LASIK Can Correct Astigmatism- Many people hear the word “astigmatism” and think it’s a disease of the eye. Astigmatism is a very common vision problem – and it’s simply a refractive error, just like nearsightedness and farsightedness. Astigmatism is irregular or asymmetrical shape of the cornea that causes distortion of the image, typically resulting in a double-vision. A common […]
  • Donate Your Glasses to Support Dr. Dossey’s Mission Trip- We’d love your help! Please consider donating your old reading glasses or prescription glasses to help support Dr. Dossey’s mission trip to Honduras this summer! Dr. Dossey and his family will be working with Predisan Health Ministries to provide vision screenings and glasses of all types to help those in need. So many men, women […]
  • It’s a New Year, Time for a New You!- If you’re seeking a refreshed, more youthful look for the New Year, we invite you to experience the transformation of BOTOX® Cosmetic or Fillers and enjoy a more relaxed, more youthful you for 2017! Experience the remarkable results of BOTOX® Cosmetic or Fillers in a warm, relaxing environment with our highly trained expert, Jordan Spindle, […]
  • Todd M. Nickel, D.O. First in East Texas to Perform FDA Approved TECNIS® Symfony- Heaton Eye Associates’ Todd M. Nickel, D.O. is the first surgeon in East Texas to perform cataract surgery with the advanced TECNIS® Symfony Intraocular Lens (IOL) following its FDA Approval.  This revolutionary technology is the first of its kind to offer patients an extended depth-of-focus, helping improve the sharpness and clarity of vision near, intermediate […]

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