Do Your Homework

When you or someone you know is considering ANYTHING to do with your / their eyes (some might say, the windows to your soul. . .) – please take the time to DO YOUR HOMEWORK! And who better to teach you about the eyes, and the proper care that they need, than the area’s foremost […]

Diabetic Retinopathy

Ok – so everyone knows diabetes is NO JOKE. Most people don’t think of the adverse effects that diabetes also has on the EYE. Diabetic Retinopathy is the name we in the eyecare community give to diabetes’ effects on the blood vessels in the eye. NEWS FLASH: In the United States, Diabetic Retinopathy is the […]

LASIK – Your Next Superpower

So – Finally tired of clunky prescription lenses? What about the inconvenience and expense of contact lenses? The doctors at Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center look at state-of-the-art technology as an investment in your future. LASIK advanced laser vision correction surgeons Dr. James Mattax, Dr. Thomas Prater, and Dr. Jacob Thomas continually monitor and evaluate […]

Won’t You Be Our Neighbor?

With the upcoming feature film about the great Mr. Rogers himself, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” – we here at Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center thought it only right to let you know that WE want to be your neighbor, too! That is why we have gone to great lengths to make sure we expand […]

Droopy Eye Lids

Do your eyelids droop and you find yourself tipping your head back to see better? Or you raise your eyebrows to left your eyelids? Drooping eye lids are often caused by problems with the muscles that lift the eyelid. This condition, called “ptosis,” can make a person look older, but can also cause vision problems. […]

Glaucoma Treatment

The Silent Thief Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S for people over the age of 60, and it is the second leading cause of blindness overall. More than three million Americans have glaucoma, but only half are actually aware that it is slowly stealing away their vision, sometimes without any obvious […]

What To Look For When Choosing LASIK

Finding a center that can complete your upcoming surgery can be a hassle. You want your procedure to go smoothly and to be done in the most professional way possible, but what if you don’t know the difference between a good facility and a great facility? At Mattax Neu Prater, we pride ourselves in both […]