Cataracts

Carolina Eye Associates Announces Opening of Lumberton, NC Office

August 2nd, 2017 by Carolina Eye Associates

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, …

Carolina Eye Associates first practice in the Carolinas to implant the CyPass Micro-stent for glaucoma

November 22nd, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

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 …

Carolina Eye Associates one of the first practices in the Carolinas to implant the Symfony IOL for cataract surgery

November 22nd, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Carolina Eye Associates is pleased to announce the introduction of the Tecnis Symfony intraocular lens (IOL) to its collection of lens replacement options for cataract surgery. The is the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved IOL that provides cataract patients with an extended depth-of-focus, which helps improve their clarity or sharpness of vision at near, …

So you have a cataract, now what?

September 22nd, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

A cataract is a progressive cloudiness, hardening, and yellowing of the normally transparent lens of the eye. It can cause images to become blurred and bright colors to become dull. It can also make seeing at night more difficult. Vision with cataracts is often described as seeing through an old, cloudy film. Is your vision blurry or …

Carolina Eye Welcomes Andrew J. Mincey, M.H.S., M.D.

August 17th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Carolina Eye Associates is pleased to introduce ophthalmic (eye) surgeon Andrew J. Mincey, M.D. to the practice.  Dr. Mincey is a specialist in comprehensive surgical and medical ophthalmology. Mincey received a Bachelor of Science in biology from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C. and a Masters in Health Science from the Bloomberg School of Public Health …

Remind Dad to care for his eyes

June 16th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Father’s Day is a great time to show dad how much you care by reminding him to take care of his eyesight. Your eyes are an important part of your health. To help keep them healthy and make sure you are seeing your best follow these simple steps: Have a comprehensive dilated eye exam. Visiting …

May is Healthy Vision Month

May 11th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Millions of people living in the United States have undetected vision problems, eye diseases and conditions. Regular eye exams are important for maintaining good eye health. A comprehensive dilated eye exam is a painless procedure in which an eye care professional examines your eyes to look for common vision problems and eye diseases, many of …

Remember Mom’s Eyesight on Mother’s Day!

May 3rd, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Show Mom how much you care this Mother’s Day with the gift of sight. To help mom preserve her vision be sure she has had a recent medical eye examination. By age 65, one in three Americans has some form of vision-threatening disease such as glaucoma, cataracts or diabetic retinopathy. Too often many seniors end …

Major Causes of Vision Loss

April 20th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Vision is one of our most important senses, providing an estimated 80 percent of the information we take in from the outside world. If possible, we want to preserve our vision throughout our lives. The three major causes of vision loss as we age are cataracts, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Cataracts develop when the lens …

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

April 6th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

April has been designated as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month in an effort to educate women about the steps they can take today to help preserve vision in the future. Of the 4.1 million Americans age 40 and older who are visually impaired or blind, 2.6 million are women. A recent study found that more …

Due to the expected inclement weather, all Carolina Eye locations will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.
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