Celebrate 20 Years with Shah Eye Center!

Join Shah Eye Center for our FREE Health Fair & Anniversary Event to be held at our Mission location. Help us celebrate 20 wonderful years serving the Rio Grande Valley. This is a landmark year for Shah Eye Center, and we invite you to join . us to celebrate a very special day of activities, learning and fun! Over the past …

Are you a SPECASAURUS? And what does that mean?

SPEC • A • SAUR • US’ Spec-âu-sar-us Noun. 1. A person who wears glasses, which are considered to be a dinosaur’s method of eye correction. 2. Has not had LASIK at Shah Eye Center. 3. A person who still wears glasses and is a candidate for LASIK. Don’t be a Specasaurus Get LASIK from Shah Eye Center Here’s how it works: Call …

Understanding Glaucoma: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Glaucoma is an umbrella term for a cluster of related conditions that cause damage to the optic nerve in the eye (the part that is responsible for transmitting images to the brain), with the damage getting worse over time. The damage is done by an ongoing buildup of pressure, which leads to the loss of retinal ganglion cells in a …

Can You Get LASIK Later In Life?

It is a fairly well known fact that our eyesight begins to play tricks on us as we enter into our forties.  Even if we have had 20/20 vision for our entire lives, something happens to most of us at this age that sends us immediately to the local drug store for a cheap pair of eyeglasses until we finally …