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Solar Eclipse Eye Safety—How to Safely Watch the Eclipse of 2017

August 11th, 2017 by Carolina Eye Associates

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 …

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 …

What is a detached retina?

February 17th, 2016 by Carolina Eye Associates

A detached retina is an emergency situation in which the retina at the back of the eye pulls away from the layer of blood vessels that provides it with oxygen and nourishment. This leaves the retinal cells lacking oxygen. The longer retinal detachment goes untreated, the greater the risk of permanent vision loss in the …

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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