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Are you over 40 and experiencing a cloudiness or discoloration in your vision? If so, you may be developing cataracts. Cataracts are a natural part of the aging process. The Western North Carolina cataract surgeons at Carolina Ophthalmology can both diagnose and treat cataracts with state of the art cataract surgery techniques.
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If you are suffering from diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal detachments or any other retina condition, contact the offices of Carolina Ophthalmology located in Hendersonville, Asheville, Columbus, Franklin, and Spruce Pine. We are here to help!
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Comprehensive eye exams are the best way to catch glaucoma before vision loss occurs. Fortunately, the eye doctors at Carolina Ophthalmology are well versed in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. Serving the people of Hendersonville, Asheville, Columbus, Franklin, Spruce Pine, and more.
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The Hendersonville and Asheville area ophthalmologists at Carolina Ophthalmology can treat a wide range of corneal conditions including corneal abrasion, dry eye, keratoconus, pterygium as well as provide corneal transplants if necessary.
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Dr. Christina Choe is a cosmetic and reconstructive surgery specialist with Carolina Ophthalmology serving the greater Hendersonville, Asheville, Columbus, Franklin, Spruce Pine areas and more.
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Want to freshen up your look? Carolina Skin and Laser can help! We provide people in Western North Carolina with a wide range of surgical and nonsurgical procedures including Laser Facial Rejuvenation, Facial Fillers, BOTOX®, Hair Removal and more.
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Western North Carolina's Premier Eye Care Specialists

Welcome to Carolina Ophthalmology, where "excellence and experience" is more than just our slogan. We are pleased that you have chosen to visit our website and hope that the information here will assist you in learning about our practice, as well as educating yourself about the health of your eyes. Carolina Ophthalmology has been serving the people of Western North Carolina for over 40 years and our reputation for quality surgical outcomes is well established. Our physicians are highly experienced and specialty trained to treat cataracts, glaucoma, retinal disease, corneal disease, and facial aesthetic problems.

We are committed to offering the most advanced technology available to our patients. Our newest offerings include the revolutionary LenSx® laser for laser-assisted cataract surgery; premium lenses for cataract surgery such as the PanOptix® Trifocal lens, Tecnis® Symfony lens, and toric lenses, which reduce the dependence on glasses after cataract surgery. Carolina Ophthalmology offers the ORA (OptiWave Refractive Analysis) system, new technology that measures the refractive power of the eye during cataract surgery to assist the surgeon with optimum lens selection. Carolina Ophthalmology offers the newest injectable drugs, such as Eylea and Lucentis that provide breakthrough treatments for wet macular degeneration patients; as well as the most current technology to treat patients for glaucoma, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery or MIGS surgery.

Our cosmetic division, Carolina Skin and Laser, is proud to offer the UltraPulse CO2 laser for state-of-the-art facial skin resurfacing as well as the Coherent M22 Laser, a technically advanced laser that offers facial rejuvenation by treating delicate broken veins, sun damage and other skin imperfections with remarkable results.

At Carolina Ophthalmology, our doctors and staff are committed to your satisfaction. Because we are a surgical based practice, we work closely with area Optometrists to ensure that all of your eye care needs are met. We recognize that each of our patients has their own unique issues and that is why we listen before we treat! Our sincere attitude, along with our experience, our technology and our tradition for excellence is something we call the "Carolina Ophthalmology Advantage". We are proud of the tradition we have created and hope that you will become a part of that tradition!

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