LASIK Process

Five Things To Know About LASIK: Step by Step Process

Posted on: April 29, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

The LASIK procedure process is fast and simple, so we’re going to take you through each step for a better understanding of what really goes on during laser eye surgery. Whether you are receiving LASIK to correct farsightedness and astigmatism, or nearsightedness, laser vision correction is sure to vastly improve your quality of life. We […]

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How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon

How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon

Posted on: March 21, 2019 | Lasik Eye Surgery

For those interested in LASIK surgery, the road leading to 20/20 vision can be nerve-wracking. However, having a trusted surgeon by your side to ease your fears and concerns is the best way to prepare yourself for the procedure. While the procedure itself takes only 10-15 minutes or less, there is a lot that goes […]

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Good LASIK Candidate

What Makes a Good LASIK Candidate: Qualifying Factors

Posted on: February 21, 2019 | General, Lasik Eye Surgery

When dealing with vision correction, there are a number of routes that you can take. Among contacts, glasses, and even implantable lenses, there is an option available to patients that would bar the need for all of these choices: the LASIK procedure. When deciding if laser eye surgery is right for you, your doctor will […]

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Glaucoma

Treating Glaucoma: The Trabeculectomy Procedure

Posted on: January 22, 2019 | General

The trabeculectomy procedure is a glaucoma surgery performed to relieve intraocular pressure. This is done by targeting the upper eyelid trabecular meshwork and preventing the aqueous humor from draining too quickly. This surgical procedure is done mostly on those who have found that laser surgery was not successful in fixing their serious eye problems. While […]

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LASIK cost

The Road to 20/20 Vision: LASIK Cost

Posted on: December 21, 2018 | Lasik Eye Surgery

Figuring out the cost of LASIK eye surgery is an important step in planning for laser vision correction. There are many factors to consider when deciding on LASIK that can help you understand the costs better, as well as help you justify the cost associated with this procedure. We can help you answer the question: […]

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Michael Connor Testimonial

Is LASIK Worth It? My Experience: Michael Connor

Posted on: November 30, 2018 | Lasik Eye Surgery

Local sports radio host, Michael Connor, recently decided it was time for LASIK. After years of having to wear glasses and contacts, Connor chose to weigh his options for 20/20 vision with Dr. Mattioli. Is LASIK worth it? Connor gives us the inside scoop on his procedure and the team at Mattioli Vision Professionals. “He […]

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What is a Pterygium

How to Prevent Pterygium

Posted on: October 26, 2018 | General, Healthy Eyes

Have you ever noticed a long pink bump developing in the corner of your eye? You may have a pterygium. But what is pterygium? In order to inform people affected by this common eye condition, we’ve answered a few questions frequently asked about it as well as give you tips on how to prevent pterygium […]

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Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Posted on: September 26, 2018 | Lasik Eye Surgery

Can LASIK fix astigmatism? Short answer: Yes—yes, it can. Astigmatism affects nearly 33% of the population in the U.S. That’s a staggering number to consider. Thankfully, it’s a highly treatable condition despite it being commonplace. For years now, people with astigmatism have sought out refractive surgery as a safe and effective way to treat their […]

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Dr. Fred Mattioli

Your Houston Ophthalmologist: Dr. Mattioli

Posted on: August 24, 2018 | General

For over 18 years, Dr. Fred Mattioli has provided quality surgical options for those seeking clearer eyesight. During this time, he’s performed over 45,000 laser refractive treatments and hundreds of cataract procedures, as well as other cosmetic procedures. Not only is he board-certified by the American Board of Physician Specialties in Ophthalmology, he’s managed to […]

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LASIK vs Glasses

LASIK vs. Glasses

Posted on: July 25, 2018 | Lasik Eye Surgery

LASIK vs. glasses—If you need vision correction, odds are you’ve had to weigh these options and discern their pros and cons. Which option is cheaper in the long run? Overall, which option is best for you? In order to find the best vision correction solution for you, we highly recommend visiting your local ophthalmologist, but […]

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