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Dr. Jane Hughes, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Jane Hughes M.D. is a top Ophthalmologist in San Antonio, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jane Hughes M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jane Hughes M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jane Hughes M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In San Antonio, TX, Dr. Jane Hughes M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
38 years Experience
Dr. Jane Hughes, M.D.
  • San Antonio, TX
  • The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
  • Accepting new patients

My left eye has been constantly watering. What can I do about it?

If it itches it is allergy. Try Zaditor OTC which used to be prescription. If no itching then try moisturizer drop like otc Refresh. If these fail then you need ophthalmologic READ MORE
If it itches it is allergy. Try Zaditor OTC which used to be prescription. If no itching then try moisturizer drop like otc Refresh. If these fail then you need ophthalmologic evaluation.

Why does my baby have so much sticky substance coming out of her eyes?

She may have nasolacrimal duct partial obstruction. Many babies outgrow this as their facial structures mature, but this needs to be evaluated by a pediatric ophthalmologist.

Can you suggest some natural ways to reduce squinty eyes?

The most important thing for your son is to find out why he is squinting. The need for glasses, allergies, and less commonly inflammatory conditions can all cause squinting. You READ MORE
The most important thing for your son is to find out why he is squinting. The need for glasses, allergies, and less commonly inflammatory conditions can all cause squinting. You didn’t mention how old his is, but eye misalignment can be serious and cause a certain type of squinting. An ophthalmologist can evaluate for these problems.

When are you at risk of diabetic retinopathy?

Diabetics need yearly dilated eye exams. Diabetic retinopathy usually does not occur until 5 years into the disease, but some individuals have it and haven’t been diagnosed. Good READ MORE
Diabetics need yearly dilated eye exams. Diabetic retinopathy usually does not occur until 5 years into the disease, but some individuals have it and haven’t been diagnosed. Good control of blood sugars coupled with PCP monitoring and ophthalmologic care can maximize the chances of avoiding diabetic complications.

What could be the reason for pain in my left eye?

Pain in the eye should prompt evaluation by an ophthalmologist, especially if it a throbbing pain or ache.

When should I get my daughter's first eye checkup done?

Most pediatricians are good at screening little kids for eye problems. However, if you have a family history of strabismus (crrossed eye or lazy eye) a child should be evaluated READ MORE
Most pediatricians are good at screening little kids for eye problems. However, if you have a family history of strabismus (crrossed eye or lazy eye) a child should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist by age 1. For all others age four is a good age to insure that a child sees well and doesn’t need glasses before entering pre-K

I have a lot of floaters in my eyes. Will it make me blind?

I hate to sound like a broken record regarding evaluations, but the first step is to have an eye exam to see why at your you g age you have “floaters”. People who are extremely READ MORE
I hate to sound like a broken record regarding evaluations, but the first step is to have an eye exam to see why at your you g age you have “floaters”. People who are extremely near sighted can experience floaters at an earlier age. There are inflammatory conditions as well as retinal issues that can cause floaters. There can be serious consequences to some of the causes of floaters. Fortunately most of the time they are benign even though they are annoying.