Ophthalmologists Issue New Advice This July 4th

Every Fourth of July, families, friends, and communities come together throughout the country to view firework displays. And every year, we encourage the public to leave the fireworks to the professionals and go to a public display. Fireworks safety is a great concern. Especially at a time when fireworks sales have spiked as much as… Read More

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts

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

Steps to Lower Your Risk of Eye Disease

By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. Many sight-robbing conditions can be effectively treated if detected early enough, in many cases limiting or eliminating the damage to eyesight. During the month of May, Carolina Ophthalmology, PA joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in sharing valuable information about how to take care… Read More

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

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