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Raleigh Eye Center - Experienced Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians, State-of-the-Art Raleigh, NC Offices, High Quality Care

About Raleigh Eye Center
Raleigh Eye Center is a premier ophthalmology practice made up of experienced and caring medical professionals. For more than 30 years, Raleigh Eye Center has been providing Raleigh-Durham, NC patients a broad range of eye center services including refractive procedures (LASIK surgery), general eye exams, cataract evaluation and treatment, glaucoma treatment and surgery, glasses, contact lens and more!

Raleigh Eye Center's roots run deep in the history of quality eye care in North Carolina. Starting with Vonnie M. Hicks Sr., MD who received his Medical degree in 1918 and began the first medical practice in North Carolina dedicated to ophthalmic care; to Vonnie M. Hicks Jr., MD who took over his father's practice in 1952, welcomed William W. Foster, MD to join him in his practice in 1976, and continued the family tradition until his death in 1979. Soon afterwards the small practice that had such an important part of eye care in North Carolina in the early and mid to late 1900's began to grow in size and became Raleigh Eye Center with the arrival of James W. Kiley, MD in 1980 and R. Jeffrey Board, MD in 1984.

The Raleigh Eye Center Commitment

Raleigh Eye Center is dedicated to maintaining a high standard of care while keeping our patients costs as low as low as possible. We accomplish this by performing many ophthalmic tests and procedures in our facility saving our patients time, expense and needless travel.

For more information about our office, our ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians, and our commitment to improving vision, contact our North Carolina office today. (hyperlinked to contact us page)

Why Choose Raleigh Eye Center?

From the caring staff to the wide range of ophthalmic services and procedures, Raleigh Eye Center really is committed first and foremost to the care of its patients. We take the time to listen to your needs and answer your questions in a clear, complete and easily understandable way. This, paired with the skill of our ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians and surgical team, helps us achieve the best possible results for you.

Facility Affiliations

  • Rex Hospital
  • Wake Med
  • Capital City Surgery Center

Raleigh Eye Center is proud to provide ophthalmology, optometry and optical services to patients throughout North Carolina including Raleigh and the surrounding cities, including, Apex, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Fuquay Varina, Garner and Wake Forest.