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Your Brain May be Disguising a Blinding Eye Disease

Marlene Klein was having trouble recognizing familiar faces and began to mistake her fingers for carrots as she chopped vegetables. However, she had no idea she was slowly losing her vision to a leading cause of blindness, age-related macular degeneration (AMD). That’s because her brain was compensating for the developing blind spots in her vision…. Read More


Glaucoma Does Discriminate: Here’s What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting about 3 million people in the United States.1 But this potentially blinding eye disease does not affect all people equally. During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, Carolina Ophthalmology, PA and the American Academy of Ophthalmology are urging people to be screened, especially if you are at increased risk… Read More


10,000 Reasons to Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

Every year, about 10,000 people are rushed to the emergency department for fireworks injuries. Ophthalmologists – physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care – treat thousands of patients who suffer a range of fireworks-related injuries, from cuts and bruises to damaged corneas, retinas, and ruptured eyeballs. Many people believe that consumer fireworks are safe. But… Read More


Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, Carolina Ophthalmology, PA joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment.  As everyone grows older, the lenses of… Read More


2nd Annual “Focus On Community” Coat Drive

  2nd Annual “Focus on Community” Coat Drive Sponsored by Carolina Ophthalmology and First Citizens Bank DID YOU KNOW? There are nearly 50 million Americans currently living in poverty and struggling to provide a warm coat for themselves or their families.  One Warm Coat’s program helps us keep all of the coats we collect in… Read More


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