Carolina Eye Associates, P.A. Presents Statewide Symposium

February 6th, 2014 by Carolina Eye Associates

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Carolina Eye Associates hosted over 450 optometrists and their technicians from North Carolina at the Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina on Saturday, February 1. Attendees heard about the newest advances in eye surgery and treatments for eye disease during The 28th Annual Robert G. Martin Ocular Disease Symposium.  Dr. Robert G. Martin founded Carolina Eye Associates, P.A. in 1977. Since then, its flagship center in Pinehurst has been an investigational site for numerous studies of innovative therapies for many vision-destroying diseases.

Carolina Eye Associates President Gregory Mincey, MD, opened the symposium with an update of the progress Carolina Eye is making with the current expansion that will increase on-site parking; expand the clinic and ambulatory care center.  Carolina Eye surgeons presented information about interesting cases and advances in the flagship centers technology.  Some of the surgeons topics included, “Lights and Shadows: The Dysphotopsias after Cataract Surgery”, “Anterior Segment Update 2014”, “Facial Cosmetics in Ophthalmology”,  “First line Treatment for Glaucoma”,  “Herpetic Keratitis: Manifestations, Treatment, and complications”.  The presenters included, Arghavan Almony, MD, Anna Fakadej, MD, John French, MD, Neil Griffin, MD, Daniel Messner, MD, Tarra Millender, MD, Gregory Mincey, MD and Jeffrey White, MD.

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.  Carolina Eye Associates provides an array of eye care services including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye, laser vision correction, cataract surgery, eye lid lifts and evaporative dry eye treatment.  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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