Carolina Eye Associates, P.A. Presents Statewide Symposium

February 18th, 2015 by Carolina Eye Associates


Carolina Eye Associates, P.A. Presents Statewide Symposium-

Over 450 optometrists and optometric technicians from North Carolina convened at the Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina on Saturday, February 7, to learn about the latest advances in the treatment of eye disease. The 29th Robert Gale Martin Annual Symposium on Ocular Disease, hosted by Carolina Eye Associates, Southern Pines, was an opportunity for vision specialists to obtain continuing education credit while attending lectures on the latest advances in glaucoma, cataracts, corneal and diabetic eye disease, eyelid and brow lifts, and macular degeneration.


Carolina Eye surgeons presented information about interesting cases and advances in the flagship centers technology.  A special announcement was made by Carolina Eye Associates, President, Gregory Mincey, MD.  He stated in September of 2015, Carolina Eye will be adding another surgeon, Zeina Haddad, M.D. to their team of retina and vitreous specialists.  Dr. Haddad also presented on the topic “Compilation of Compelling Retinal Cases”.  Presentations on various eye diseases were given by ophthalmologists, Arghavan Almony, Anna Fakadej, John French, Winston Garris, Neil Griffin, Daniel Messner, Tarra Millender, Daniel Messner, Gregory Mincey, and Jeffrey White.

A special musical tribute was shared with the attendees in memory of Carolina Eye optometrist, Carson C. Cox III who passed on August 16, 2014.  Dr. Cox’s children, Caroline, Catherine, Sarah, and Charlotte Cox, all played several musical instruments to over 5 songs that moved the hearts of everyone.  Also, Carolina Eye announced through East Carolina University Foundation Inc., a memorial music scholarship has been established.  If anyone would like to make a donation visit Carolina Eye’s website link  and fill out a pledge form.

Patients have traveled from across the nation to receive state-of-the-art treatments provided by Carolina Eye physicians. Carolina Eye Associates was built upon the policy that knowledge should be shared among all eye care specialists.  Our world renowned surgeons have outstanding credentials to deliver the best care and surgical outcomes for patients.

Carolina Eye Associates, P.A. has eight convenient locations in Southeastern North Carolina and Cheraw, South Carolina.  For additional information, visit our website at or 910-295-2100.

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