For Immediate Release
November 20, 2006
Contact: Michele Hay
The Eye Clinic of Texas
281-332-3937

Dr. Bernard Milstein named Texas Monthly Super Doc®

League City, Texas – For the second consecutive year, Dr. Bernard Milstein of The Eye Clinic of Texas has been named by his peers as a Texas Monthly Magazine Super Doctor®.Founded in 1972, The Eye Clinic of Texas offers the latest in cataract and refractive surgery, as well as a full-range of other eye care services at three locations throughout Galveston County: League City, Galveston and Texas City. For more information, call (800) 423-3937 or visit www.ecot.com.

The Super Doctors® list was compiled by Key Professional Media, which asked more than 50,000 Texas physicians one question: “To whom would you refer a loved one or one of your patients for medical diagnosis and/or treatment?” After tallying the replies, the research team identified those Texas doctors who earned special recognition from their peers or demonstrated other indications of expertise in their specialties. Since all doctors practicing in Texas are required to comply with stringent licensing requirements, the researchers also confirmed that each physician is properly licensed and without a history of disciplinary action. In the end, KPM established a list of Texas Super Doctors® in 20 specialty areas. Continue reading “Dr. Bernard Milstein named Texas Monthly Super Doc®” »

or Immediate Release
March 20, 2000
Contact: Michele Hay
The Eye Clinic of Texas
281-332-3937

Farsighted Patients Now Able To Undergo Laser Vision Correction Surgery At The Eye Clinic Of Texas

Founding fathers of laser vision correction surgery to begin procedure on Nov. 15

League City, Texas – For nine years, Bernard A. Milstein, one of the founding fathers of laser vision correction surgery, has performed the procedure on thousands of nearsighted patients and those with astigmatism, thereby repairing their vision and allowing them to forego their eyeglasses and contact lenses. Now, with a recent approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), farsighted patients can participate in the procedure as well. Milstein and the ophthalmologists at The Eye Clinic of Texas are now performing laser vision correction surgery on farsighted patients. Continue reading “Farsighted Patients Now Able To Undergo Laser Vision Correction Surgery At The Eye Clinic Of Texas” »

Published in the Houston Chronicle
December 8, 1999
Contact: Michele Hay
The Eye Clinic of Texas
281-332-3937

For nine years, Bernard A. Milstein, one of the founding fathers of laser vision correction surgery, has performed the procedure on thousands of nearsighted patients and those with astigmatism, thereby repairing their vision and allowing them to forego eyeglasses and contact lenses. Continue reading “For Nine Years, Bernard A. Milstein, One Of The Founding Fathers Of Laser Vision…” »

For Immediate Release
October 28, 1999
Contact: Michele Hay
The Eye Clinic of Texas
281-332-3937

Over 500 People Honor Local Ophthalmologist, Dr. Bernard Milstein, With 1999 Person Of Vision Award

Galveston, Texas – Local ophthalmologist and founder of laser vision correction surgery in Texas, Bernard A. Milstein, M.D., received the 1999 Person of Vision award from Prevent Blindness Texas/Gulf Coast Chapter.

Over 500 people filled the Frances Anne Moody Ballroom at the Moody Gardens Hotel on Oct. 13 to honor Milstein. The evening was filled with a dinner and silent auction, along with speeches from Milstein and his daughter, Julie. Irwin “Buddy” Herz, a friend of Milstein’s, served as Master of Ceremonies. Continue reading “Over 500 People Honor Local Ophthalmologist, Dr. Bernard Milstein, With 1999 Person Of Vision Award” »

Published in The Islander
July 16, 1991
Contact: Michele Hay
The Eye Clinic of Texas
281-332-3937

60 Patients Prepare For New Surgery – Excimer Laser Corrects Poor Vision
by Joel Kirkpatrick

Star Wars surgery, using “cool” laser beams and microscopes, may provide light for poor eyes in Galveston.

The surgery, called photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), will be performed on 60 Galveston area patients during the month of July, using a new excimer laser at St. Mary’s hospital purchased by a grant of $289,000 by the Moody Foundation of Galveston. Continue reading “60 Patients Prepare For New Surgery – Excimer Laser Corrects Poor Vision” »