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Peña Eye Institute in McAllen and Harlingen, TX

Jun 24
Tagged with: Eye Care

We come in contact with germs every day. Eye infections, including viral, bacterial, and fungal infections, can develop when these germs come in contact with the tissues in and around the eyes. In this blog post, Dr. Raul Peña offers seven eye care tips for reducing the risk of eye infection.

May 21
Tagged with: Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are a part of life for many individuals. Being diagnosed with this condition does not necessarily mean you must schedule cataract surgery right away. Cataract surgery is necessary to eliminate cloudiness and restore optimal vision. The team at Peña Eye Institute discusses when it’s the right time to have cataract surgery.

Apr 23
Tagged with: Cataract Surgery

Cataracts can make driving difficult or even dangerous. If you are over the age of 60, regular eye exams can catch the early stages of cataracts. Dr. Raul Peña can monitor your cataracts to ensure you can drive safely.

Apr 6
Tagged with: Glaucoma

The symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma can arise quickly and place the health of your vision in jeopardy. Unlike open-angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma symptoms set on quickly We describe the symptoms of this serious eye emergency.

Feb 29
Tagged with: Eye Exams

Dr. Raul Peña discusses the importance of senior eye exams, and what patients can expect at these routine appointments.

Jan 21
Tagged with: Eye Allergies
Eye allergies get worse during the spring. The doctors at Peña Eye Institute discuss ocular testing for patients and how to treat and manage seasonal allergies.
Dec 23
Tagged with: Eye Diseases

Dr. Raul Peña discusses the risk of sun exposure and eye diseases, and offers tips for protecting the eyes from damaging UV rays.

Nov 22

Understanding the risk factors of cataracts is an important part of preserving eyesight and preventing this common vision problem for as long as possible.

Oct 21
Tagged with: Glaucoma
Medications for glaucoma can slow down vision loss and prevent blindness. Dr. Raul Peña discusses prescription eye drops and pills.
Sep 21
Tagged with: Cataract Surgery

Experienced ophthalmologist Dr. Raul Peña goes over some of the most common causes of cataracts, a cloudy buildup on the lens of the eye.

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