Raleigh Eye Center Blog

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The Role of Genetics in Eye Disease

Knowing your family history can play a vital role in helping you to maintain good health. Genetics can...

How to Choose the Right Glasses for Your Face Shape

The first step in choosing eyeglasses is determining the shape of your face.

5 Signs Your Child Has a Lazy Eye

A lazy eye, medically known as amblyopia, is an abnormal vision development. It is...

How Do You Fix Dry Eyes?

This condition occurs when tears do not function properly or are not producing enough quantities to keep the eyes moist.

What Type of Contacts Are Right for Me?

Are you considering switching to contact lenses from eyeglasses? If so, you might...

What to Expect During a Routine Eye Exam

Routine eye exams are painless, quick, and straightforward. Most eye doctors recommend getting an annual eye exam to determine your vision prescription or to ensure it is current. The exam will also help determine whether your eyes are healthy. Routine eye exams help defend against eye problems like glaucoma, cataracts, chronic dry eye, inflammation, and age-related issues.

How Long Does Lasik Eye Surgery Last?

Do you struggle with impaired sight? If so, you should discuss with your eye doctor the pros and cons of LASIK surgery versus corrective lenses. Each person with a refractive error has a unique set of eye and general health circumstances and lifestyle goals. These require careful assessment by an eye doctor before choosing to undergo surgery. 

How to Prevent Your Eyes From Getting Cataracts

According to the National Eye Institute, more than 50 percent of people in the U.S. develop cataracts by age 80. However, this eye condition can develop in people of any age. Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness. 

The Right Vision Correction for Kids: Contacts or Glasses

When your child does not have good vision, the eye doctor may suggest they get prescription lenses. These are available as contact lenses or eyeglasses. The choice of vision correction depends on different factors, and there are positives and negatives to both types of prescription lenses.

6 Differences Between Dry Eyes and Allergies

Like dry eye, eye allergies can cause soreness and burning. Due to their similarities, differentiating between the two can be challenging and may lead to an inaccurate diagnosis. Here are six differences between dry eyes and eye allergies to help you learn to differentiate them

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