Diabetic Eye Disease

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, …

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 …

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 …

Save Your Vision Month

March 1st, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

March is Save Your Vision Month an opportunity to bring awareness of good eye care and the importance of getting an annual eye examination. Early signs of serious, age-related eye diseases like cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration can be detected from an eye exam. Seeing your eye doctor each year promotes overall health …

Diabetes and your eyes

February 10th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

Do you or a loved one have diabetes? If so, it’s important to get your eye doctor involved in treatments and preventative care right away. Most with diabetes will only experience minor issues with their eyesight; some diabetic eye diseases can cause blindness, so it’s important to educate yourself on possible conditions. Both type 1 …

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November 2nd, 2015 by Carolina Eye Associates

Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in working-age Americans? Diabetes affects nearly 30 million Americans, and the National Eye Institute estimates that 40 to 45 percent (12 to 13.5 million) Americans living with diabetes have some form of diabetic eye disease. Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions …

Diabetic Eye Frequently Asked Questions

June 4th, 2015 by Carolina Eye Associates

Diabetic Eye Frequently Asked Questions- Arghavan Almony, M.D., Diabetic Eye, Retina, and Vitreous Specialist What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is an eye problem caused by diabetes mellitus. It affects the retina, which is the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye.  Retinopathy occurs when diabetes damages the tiny blood vessels in the retina. …

Due to the impact of Hurricane Florence, the following clinic locations will be closed Monday, Sept. 17: Cheraw, S.C., Fayetteville, Laurinburg, and Lumberton.
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