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Carolina Eye Doctors Bring Low Vision Services

Visual impairment, also known as low vision, is ramping up due to the aging population and prevalence of eye disease. Broadly defined as vision worse than 20/40 there are millions of Americans with low vision that struggle with daily activities, quality of life and...

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Dr. Ferris On Myopia Management

Childhood myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is on the rise. Half the world’s population may be nearsighted by the year 2050! Myopia occurs when the eye grows too long or the cornea (the frontmost surface of the eye) is curved too much.  Myopia is commonly viewed...

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Glare? We Have A Solution

Glare. In our many years of practice, this is undoubtedly one of the most common symptoms we hear from our patients especially when it comes to driving at night. Frustratingly, there has been limited treatment options. Up until recently we had two main methods...

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Saying Goodbye To Reading Glasses and Hello To Vuity

The first FDA-approved eye drop to treat presbyopia is here!  Presbyopia is a condition that results in reduced near vision as we age. It occurs because the clear lens behind the iris that once easily changed shape to focus light onto the retina, gets larger and...

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More Than Just A Pair Of Glasses

More Than Just A Pair Of Glasses Sometimes glasses are straight forward—you just need them to see. Whether it be distance or near, you just need the spectacles to provide clarity of vision. That is easy enough to do. Other times and more often than naught, they need...

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Your Carolina Eye Doctors Talk Impact of COVID-19 on Eye Care

An upheaval like we are in the midst of hasn’t been seen since World War II. SARS-CoV-2 is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus that causes COVID-19 – The coronavirus or Coronavirus Disease. It will have lasting effects long after herd immunity and a vaccine...

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Caring for the First Dogs

Little did I know that when I was put in charge of eye care for the White House, I was also in charge of the First Dogs’ eye care as well. The White House Medical Unit had full training on how to muzzle and examine First Pets if the need arose. The first taste I had...

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