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Raleigh Eye Center is happy to share our new website with you! We hope that you take advantage of all the helpful information it presents about our LASIK surgery, cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, pediatric eye care and other eye care services. As always, feel free to contact our eye doctors with your questions or to schedule an appointment at one of our two eye center locations.
If you wear contact lenses, you may have resigned yourself to a life spent rolling out of bed, late for work, but not able to leave until you’ve spend a few precious seconds putting in your contacts. If you’ve opted for glasses, you may have come to accept that you’ll be forever losing, re-cleaning, and accidentally-stepping-on your frames.
Deciding to have LASIK on your eyes is a big decision. For obvious reasons, most patients are nervous the day of their procedure. This is often when post operative instructions are given to the patient. Over the years we have heard how difficult it can be to remember the post operative instructions that are given. Knowing how to properly care for your eyes following LASIK is extremely important. Here are some guidelines to help you get the best outcome possible.
In all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, taking care of your eyes might have fallen to the back of your mind. That’s why we’re sending out a friendly year-end reminder to take a good look at (pun intended) your vision insurance before the year runs out. We would hate it if you let vision insurance benefits which you and/or your employer have already paid for go to waste!
Now that Captain Marvel has hit theaters, longtime Marvel fans finally know what happened to Nick Fury’s eye. In the interest of avoiding spoilers, we’ll be vague: Someone or something scratched it. In ophthalmology terms, Fury suffered a corneal abrasion, or an injury to the surface of the eye. Below is more information about corneal abrasions and how to prevent them, whether or not you’re planning on fighting aliens this year.
Dry eyes is a common problem. It can be caused by dry air, cold weather, the natural aging process and certain medical conditions. It can cause irritation and blurry vision. The good news is that there are several tips to help dry eyes that you can use.
For four years now, Dr. James Kiley of the Raleigh Eye Center has been giving away LASIK. The desire to give back to the same community that has enabled him to improve the vision of Triangle area residents for more than 30 years runs deep. This years contest however had a new twist. Entrants had to submit a goofy picture of them wearing glasses. Then it was up to the public to choose the goofiest one. The picture with the most votes won a $4000 unforgettable prize, LASIK vision correction. This years’ winner is Raleigh resident, Amanda Smith. We hope you will enjoy reading our interview with Amanda.
If you’re tired of wearing glasses and contacts every day, LASIK might seem like a tempting option. Though it is not without some risks, LASIK is a fast, painless procedure that can correct both nearsightedness and farsightedness. However, you have probably heard that LASIK is not for everyone. Here are some criteria your optometrist will investigate to determine if LASIK is an option for you.
If you’re hitting the slopes this winter, you may already be familiar with the term “snow blindness,” a painful, temporary loss of vision that usually affects skiers and snowboarders. However, you don’t actually have to be near snow to experience snow blindness—in fact, many cases are experienced in the summer. Keep reading to learn more.
Viruses, bacteria, fungi—there are plenty of this things that can get in our eyes and cause an eye infection. Below are some of the most common eye infections optometrists treat, and tips on how to prevent them. If you live in the Raleigh area and have itchy, red, swollen, leaky, or painful eyes, be sure to contact a Raleigh NC eye doctor as soon as possible.