Fireworks Can Rob Your Sight
By Dr. Clayton H. Bryan, MD There is no denying that fireworks are fun, but perhaps they are best left to the authorized public displays! As an eye surgeon, I see many types of eye injuries each year, but few more disturbing than fireworks related injuries. Approximately 11,900 Americans are treated in Emergency Rooms each… Read More
When is the Right Time to Have Cataract Surgery?
Drs. Mark Joseph and Jonathan Fritz offer tips to help people considering whether to have the procedure. Nearly 25.7 million Americans over age 40 have cataracts, and the number is projected to increase to 45.6 million by 2050.[i] While the only way to remove cataracts – a clouding of the eye’s lens – is surgery, the… Read More
Lotions and Potions: A Guide to Medical Grade Skincare Products
By Dr. Christina H. Choe, Oculoplastic Surgeon at Carolina Ophthalmology Skin quality is one of the major factors contributing to the appearance of aging. As we age, our skin loses collagen and moisture. It develops wrinkles and discolorations or brown spots. In addition, our skin turnover rate slows down allowing the outermost layer of skin… Read More