Mental health is a topic that has been gaining traction in recent years. Whereas once it was taboo to admit to needing professional help, it is now more widely recognized that mental health is just as important as physical health. Experiencing any modality of mental illness can be overwhelming and terrifying. Depending on whether you’re […]
By: Sabrina Charrier, OD, FAAO If you wear glasses and live in Texas, I have no doubt you’ve experience the all too familiar fogging up of lenses when you walk outside. Now, thanks to a little ol’ pandemic, we get to have that fun experience at any time. As your hot breath meets the cool […]
Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation Since last month’s blog there has not been any new information about Covid-19 and the eyes! Viral conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” remains to be the only issue we’ve seen. Long term that may change, and I will update as I hear or […]
Food is always the best way to improve your health over taking supplements. Enjoy this smoothie that uses heart healthy cacao powder, chia seeds and fruit. This is a great on-the-go breakfast! Anti–Inflammatory Cherry Garcia Smoothie Adapted from Sunwarrior Ingredients: ● 1 cup almond milk ● ⅔ cup cherries (frozen) ● 1 tsp. […]
Attention valued St. Hope Clients: limited COVID-19 testing by appointment only is now available!! All you need to do is make the request online using the website chat feature.
In the last few weeks the world has become much more aware of how important proper hygiene is to protecting ourselves from diseases, especially handwashing. As Americans buy all the hand sanitizer they can find to protect themselves, it is important to remember what we put in our bodies is just as important. Food contains […]
With tensions running high because of COVID-19, we want to reassure you that we are here for you and ready to walk through this together.
The St. Hope Foundation was recently awarded the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The PCMH is a healthcare setting that facilitates partnerships between patients and their primary care providers (PCP). The PCPs foster an ongoing relationship with their patients in order to help them stay healthy and prevent illness. They […]
Turn on any news channel or browse any website and you’ll see people talking about it — the coronavirus. There are articles written about it, bans on travel because of it, and even memes poking fun of it, but the real question on your mind is whether or not you should be worried. What are […]
Each year, for the last 20 years, St. Hope has participated in the Houston AIDS Walk. Watch this short video to see why!