Conditions Treated by Our Texas City Optometrist
Texas City optometrist, Dr. Jose Correa, O.D. is proud to serve his community with excellence in eye care service. People from Texas City, League City, Galveston, and surrounding TX communities have enjoyed great benefits from working with our team, and we're confident that we can help you or your loved ones achieve optimal eyesight at every stage in life.
Common Eye Conditions Treated at Our Optometry Clinic
The list of conditions treated at our Texas City optometry clinic is extensive, and include everything from acute to chronic conditions, such as:
- Myopia: nearsightedness
- Hyperopia: farsightedness
- Presbyopia: age-related farsightedness
- Astigmatism: irregularly shaped cornea or lens
- Amblyopia (Lazy Eye): one eye lacks visual acuity compared to the other
- Strabismus (Crossed Eye): misalignment of the eyes (Eye Turn Adult and Pediatric)
- Allergic conjunctivitis: eye inflammation caused by an allergen
- Dry Eye: itching and dryness caused by insufficient or poor quality tears (including keratoconjunctivitis)
- Corneal ulcers and edema: swelling and open sores on the cornea
- Corneal neovascularization: increase blood vessel formation in the eye, often as a result of too much contact lens use
- Foreign body removal
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): infection and inflammation of the eye
- Keratoconus: outward bulging of the cornea
- Uveitis: inflammation of the uvea, or middle layer of the eye (idiopathic or autoimmune)
- Cataracts: clouding of the eye lens (congenital and age-related)
- Diabetic Retinopathy: damage to the blood vessels in the retinas caused by high blood sugar
- Hypertensive Retinopathy: damage to the retinas caused by high blood pressure
- Retinopathy of Prematurity: damage to the retinas caused by premature birth
- Central Serous Retinopathy: fluid build-up under the retina
- Macular Degeneration: gradual breakdown of the macula, or center portion of the retina
- Glaucoma: damage to the optic nerve, often caused by an increase in inner eye pressure
- Retinoblastoma: a type of eye cancer that typically affects children
- Craniocynostosis and Hydrocephalus: abnormal skull growth and a build-up of fluid in the brain, respectively, which can lead to vision and eye problems
- Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD): lack of or disrupted oil production that causes tears to evaporate too quickly
- Vision disorders and eye problems related to other underlying health conditions including Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster, hypercholesterolemia, lupus, sarcoidosis, and rheumatoid arthritis
A doctor of optometry can even provide valuable pre-and post-operative care for procedures including cataract removals, LASIK, penetrating keratoplasty, intraocular lens replacements, intacts, and recession and resection for strabismus. Consulting with an optometrist after an eye procedure can help ensure that your recovery goes smoothly and that healing happens quickly and fully.
No matter what your vision or eye problem is, our team can provide you with an accurate diagnosis, customized treatment plan, and thorough follow-ups.
Call Our Optometrist in Texas City, TX!
If you've been looking for an optometrist in Texas City, TX and surrounding communities, then call the Texas City Eye Consultants today to schedule an appointment. We can connect you with an experienced eye doctor who can help you find affordable, effective, and lasting eye care solutions, no matter what your vision and eye health needs are! To schedule a comprehensive eye exam or to learn about another eye care service, then call us today at (409) 945-5511.