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The Eyes have it: Mardi Gras revelry starts early as heavy hitters party for a good cause

The Eyes have it: Mardi Gras revelry starts early for a good cause

18 Dr. Samih Elchahal, from left, Christina Ibrahim and Tracy Dieterich at the Eye Ball February 2015
Dr. Samih Elchahal, from left, Christina Ibrahim and Tracy Dieterich. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
102 Dr. Sam and Terri Wang, from left, and Sofia and Dr. Richard Ou at the Eye Ball February 2015
Dr. Sam and Terri Wang, from left, and Sofia and Dr. Richard Ou. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
42 Dr. Malcolm and Jackie Mazow at the Eye Ball February 2015
Dr. Malcolm and Jackie Mazow. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
49 Melanie Lawson, left, with Keith and Monique Jenkins at the Eye Ball February 2015
Melanie Lawson, left, with Keith and Monique Jenkins. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
43 Karen and Bob Aspromonte at the Eye Ball February 2015
Karen and Bob Aspromonte. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
103 Bill and Joann Crassas at the Eye Ball February 2015
Bill and Joann Crassas. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
100 Conrad and Dede Weil, from left, and Sue and Jerry Deutser at the Eye Ball February 2015
Connie and Dede Weil, from left, and Sue and Jerry Deutser. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
101 Dr. Faez and Yasmeen Zaman at the Eye Ball February 2015
Dr. Faez and Yasmeen Zaman. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
25 Harry and Rose Cullen at the Eye Ball February 2015
Harry and Rose Cullen. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
31 Gilbert and Dr. Deanna Pena Garcia at the Eye Ball February 2015
Gilbert Garcia and Dr. Deanna Pena Garcia. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
28 Gail and Charlotte Crawford at the Eye Ball February 2015
Gail and Charlotte Crawford. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
41 David and Mary Ann McKeithan at the Eye Ball February 2015
David and Mary Ann McKeithan. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
35 Dr. Malcolm and Elizabeth Gillis, left, with Frank Rossi at the Eye Ball February 2015
Malcolm and Elizabeth Gillis, left, with Frank Rossi. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
32 Drs. Lim and Mia Hung at the Eye Ball February 2015
Drs. Lim and Mia Hung. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
18 Dr. Samih Elchahal, from left, Christina Ibrahim and Tracy Dieterich at the Eye Ball February 2015
102 Dr. Sam and Terri Wang, from left, and Sofia and Dr. Richard Ou at the Eye Ball February 2015
42 Dr. Malcolm and Jackie Mazow at the Eye Ball February 2015
49 Melanie Lawson, left, with Keith and Monique Jenkins at the Eye Ball February 2015
43 Karen and Bob Aspromonte at the Eye Ball February 2015
103 Bill and Joann Crassas at the Eye Ball February 2015
100 Conrad and Dede Weil, from left, and Sue and Jerry Deutser at the Eye Ball February 2015
101 Dr. Faez and Yasmeen Zaman at the Eye Ball February 2015
25 Harry and Rose Cullen at the Eye Ball February 2015
31 Gilbert and Dr. Deanna Pena Garcia at the Eye Ball February 2015
28 Gail and Charlotte Crawford at the Eye Ball February 2015
41 David and Mary Ann McKeithan at the Eye Ball February 2015
35 Dr. Malcolm and Elizabeth Gillis, left, with Frank Rossi at the Eye Ball February 2015
32 Drs. Lim and Mia Hung at the Eye Ball February 2015

What: Houston Eye Associates Foundation and Prevent Blindness Texas sixth annual Eye Ball.

Where: Hilton Post Oak Hotel.

The 411: The Mardi Gras themed gala, attended by more than 350 guests, many in masks, raised $300,000 for the mission of preserving sight by providing surgical procedures, screenings and eye care for those in need.

Christina Ibrahim of Halliburton was honored for her commitment to both the foundation and Prevent Blindness, for which she serves on the board.

Who: Karen and Bob Aspromonte, Rose and Harry Cullen, Dede and Connie Weil, Sue and Jerry Deutser, Charlotte and Gail Crawford, Dr. Samih Elchahal, Dr. Deanna Pena Garcia and Gilbert Garcia, Drs. Mia and Lim Hung, Elizabeth and Malcolm Gillis, Valerie and Tracy Dieterich and KTRK Channel 13 news anchor Melanie Lawson, who served as emcee.

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