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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


Giving Back At Thanksgiving

The last few years, Carolina Ophthalmology has collected food for families that would otherwise go without a Thanksgiving meal.  Working in conjunction with West Henderson High School and East Henderson High School, we helped 45 families have a great Thanksgiving!  Each family was able to get a turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, gravy and more! … Read More


“Focus on Community” Coat Drive Success!

Carolina Ophthalmology, PA and First Citizens Bank Donate 316 Coats to Local Community Members! Hendersonville, N.C. (January 10, 2018) – Carolina Ophthalmology and First Citizens Bank held the First Annual Focus on Community coat drive from December 1-15, 2017. As a result, they were able to donate 316 coats to children and adults in need… Read More


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