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Anna Fakadej, MD, launched Restor 2.5 at ASCRS

April 20th, 2015 by Carolina Eye Associates

Carolina Eye, Anna Fakadej, MD, cataract specialist launched the newly FDA approved Acrysof IQ +2.5 ReSTOR, a multifocal intraocular lens to treat cataract patients at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons in San Diego, CA.  She was also one of the top enrollees for the phase 3 FDA clinical trials for the ReSTOR 2.5. For the …

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, …

Update Glaucoma 2015

December 30th, 2014 by Carolina Eye Associates

Update Glaucoma 2015 One of the most common causes for blindness in the United States is glaucoma, a disease that damages the optic nerve of the eye. The optic nerve is like the electric cable that transmits all of the information that your eye sees to the brain for processing.  A normal eye consists of …

Smallest FDA-Approved Medical Device Now Available

October 13th, 2014 by Carolina Eye Associates

Smallest FDA-Approved Medical Device Now Available For Patients with Glaucoma and Cataracts Southern Pines, NC – Glaucoma and cataract eye surgeons Dr. Tarra Millender, Daniel Messner and Winston Garris of Carolina Eye Associates announced that they are providing the iStent® Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent as a treatment option to reduce eye pressure for patients with both …

Retina Screenings May Detect Alzheimer’s

July 15th, 2014 by Carolina Eye Associates

Retina Screening May Detect Alzheimer’s By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on July 13, 2014 Preliminary findings suggest noninvasive optical imaging can provide early detection of changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The discovery was made by investigators conducting a clinical trial in Australia and will be reported at …

Carolina Eye Implants New FDA Approved Intraocular Lenses

April 16th, 2014 by Carolina Eye Associates

Carolina Eye Implants New FDA Approved Intraocular Lenses Carolina Eye Associates patient, Mary Willis from Troy, NC, was the first patient to receive the new Trulign® Toric replacement lens for cataract surgery.  “My time for cataract surgery was near.  I had an appointment with Carolina Eye Associates, cataract surgeon, Anna Fakadej, MD, about a year …

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Carolina Eye Participates in FDA Approved Medical Device Study

April 7th, 2014 by Carolina Eye Associates

Carolina Eye Participates in FDA Approved Medical Device Study   Carolina Eye Associate’s, Tarra Millender, MD, Glaucoma and Cataract Specialist will be participating in a prospective, single-arm multicenter registry of subjects implanted with Glaukos® iStent® Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent Model GTS100 stents.  The purpose of this study is to assess the safety of an approved FDA …

Dr. John French Recognized as 2013 U.S. Top Surgeon

January 20th, 2014 by Carolina Eye Associates

Southern Pines, NC – January, 20, 2014 – Dr. John W. French, a leading cataract surgeon at Carolina Eye Associates in Southern Pines, has been distinguished as a 2013 Top Surgeon in the U.S. by Sightpath Medical. The surgeon was chosen from hundreds of surgeons nationwide. Sightpath has recognized Dr. John French as a leading …

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