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ALCON ANNOUNCED THIS WEEK, THE FDA APPROVAL OF ACRYSOF® IQ PANOPTIX® IOL (INTRAOCULAR LENS FOR CATARACT SURGERY)

Called “The Next-Generation Trifocal”, the lens is designed to provide correction at all three distances – near, intermediate and, far. It is the first and only FDA-Approved trifocal lens for cataract surgery patients in the U.S. Contact our office today to schedule an appointment with one of our cataract surgeons offering this new technology. Visit www.carolinaeye.com or… Read More


SOLAR ECLIPSE EYE SAFETY—HOW TO SAFELY WATCH THE ECLIPSE OF 2017

On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America (weather permitting). The whole continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting two to three hours. Halfway through the event, anyone within an approximate 70-mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a brief total eclipse. At that point, the moon will completely… Read More


CAROLINA EYE ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCES OPENING OF LUMBERTON, NC OFFICE

Carolina Eye Associates, a medical and surgical eye care practice headquartered in Southern Pines, announced its June 2017 opening of their satellite clinic in Lumberton, NC. The new clinic is located at 2905 N. Elm Street and is convenient to the Surgery Center at Southeastern Health Park. Jeffrey J. White, M.D, president of Carolina Eye Associates stated,… Read More


CAROLINA EYE ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE COVINGTON EYE CLINICS

Carolina Eye Associates, a medical and surgical eye care practice headquartered in Southern Pines, announced its acquisition of Covington Eye Clinic effective January 2017.  Established in 1978 by Drs. Al and Don Covington, the practice specializes in comprehensive eye care for all ages and features a state-of-the-art optical shop. Gregory Mincey, M.D., president of Carolina Eye Associates… Read More


CAROLINA EYE ASSISTS WITH GLAUCOMA SCREENINGS

As a part of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, students in the Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program at Sandhills Community College held glaucoma screenings. The screenings offered participants the opportunity to be screened for the disease that can harm the eye’s optic nerve. The screenings were conducted under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Apple, an optometrist with… Read More


CAROLINA EYE’S JUDY FLEMING HONORED WITH AWARD

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an office of the Department of Defense, recently awarded Judy Fleming, patient care manager at Carolina Eye Associates with the Patriot Award. Fleming was presented the award on behalf of Carolina Eye Associates in recognition of their extraordinary support of Staff Sergeant Lori Mosgrove, a member of… Read More


CAROLINA EYE ASSOCIATES FIRST PRACTICE IN THE CAROLINAS TO IMPLANT THE CYPASS MICRO-STENT FOR GLAUCOMA

Carolina Eye Associates is one of the first eye centers in the nation to implant a new FDA-approved glaucoma device during eye surgery. The CyPass Micro-Stent is a small device that is implanted just below the surface of the eye. It is designed to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and… Read More