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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

Top 5 Tips for Managing Eye Allergies This Spring

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the cold harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and people begin spending more time outdoors. For people with allergies, spring means one more thing: suffering. Spring may be in the air, but for allergy sufferers, so is pollen, pet dander,...

Women’s Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership, education to the military, women are achieving great strides in areas of business like never before. In addition to professional achievements, International Women's Day is...

What’s in Your Household Cleaning Supplies?

Most of us have the basics: bleach, oven cleaner, air freshener, furniture polish, and window spray. Did you know that chemicals found in these kinds of cleaning products can be toxic and harmful to your health? In small amounts, they generally don’t cause much damage. But when used on a...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

It’s February and that means we’re smack in the middle of winter, which is also the middle of the school year. It’s the season when kids fervently hope for snow days and parents hope they don’t happen. As we head towards the second half of the school year, you’ve probably...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world. It is actually a group of diseases that causes progressive damage to the optic nerve.  Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that can lead to...

World Braille Day 2019

Each year during the month of January we recognize World Braille Day which gives us the opportunity to take a moment and appreciate the incredible gift that Braille has given to those who are blind or suffer from vision loss.  What is Braille? Braille is a tactile representation of letters...

Are Nerf Guns a Dangerous Holiday Present?

Nerf Guns: Popular, Projectile... Safe? With the newest Nerf guns and blasters reigning at the top of lists for the most popular toys this holiday season, many parents are excited to surprise their kids (or their spouses) with these coveted toy weapons. There is, in fact a whole culture behind these...

8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if you suffer from dry eyes. Dry, cool air, cold winds and even drier indoor heating can cause eye irritation, burning, itchiness and redness, and sometimes...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the year 2017 and 352 million more people were at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. By 2045 the number of people diagnosed is expected to...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do you get to dress up as anyone (or anything) you want, socialize with friends and eat lots of treats? Nevertheless, lurking behind those costumes and...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and mental health; and it also helps regulate bodily functions and maintain a healthy weight. Research shows that exercise can lower our risk of chronic conditions...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to have an endless number of reasons to be glued to a screen. Many parents out there are wondering how bad this can be for their...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and prevent age related eye disease and vision loss, especially if you start early. Keeping your eyes healthy and strong may require some lifestyle changes, but...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050, myopia is projected to affect half of the world’s population! Many children diagnosed with nearsightedness (myopia) experience a consistent worsening of their vision as they...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all they are chocked up to be. In fact, they may even be dangerous.  What is an online eye test really testing?  An online eye test...

10th Anniversary Trunk Show

Join TSO Mansfield on October 28, 2017 from 10:00am - 3:00pm for our first ever Trunk Show featuring brands John Varvatos and Carolina Herrera. There will be various fun activities and event-only promotions! We will also have raffles for Free Glasses, Gift Cards, an Apple Watch, and much, much more ! Snacks and beverages will be provided, come dressed in your best costume and enjoy the fun!

Welcome OVVO Optics!

Rough on your glasses? We are excited to introduce OVVO Optics, frames that provide exceptional comfort and unparalleled durability! Come by our office and see the new OVVO Optics collection today!!...

Computer Eye Strain: 7 Steps for Relief

COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME Here are 7 easy steps you can take to reduce your risk of computer eye strain and other common symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS): 1. Get a comprehensive eye exam. Having a routine comprehensive eye exam is the most important thing you can do to prevent...

New Frames!

We are now carrying Versace designer frames!

Congratulations to our World Sight Day Raffle winner!

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We are pleased to announce Dr. Prapta as the guest speaker for the Tarrant County Diabetes Collaboration!

Click to see how you can join us for this FREE informational class on managing your diabetes.

Help us celebrate World Sight Day on Thursday, Oct. 9th!

Click to help us celebrate World Sight Day and see how you can be entered to win a pair of Designer Sunglasses!

Congratulations to Diana for her acceptance into the University of Houston College of Optometry!

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Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway!

Click for more details on how to win a Smith Optics® backpack full of back-to-school goodies!

Kate Spade

Introducing our newest line of exciting designer frames - Kate Spade New York!

Our new building is now open!

Schedule your yearly exam and visit us at our new building located on 1650 Hwy 287 N.!
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Texas State Optical Midlothian is launching April 8th 2019. New TSO Location, Same Great Service!
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TSO Midlothian launching March 2019

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