Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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Some eye conditions can produce permanent damage long before you might be aware of their presence. That’s why regular eye examinations are a necessity.
While some eye issues such as “pink eye” may come and go in a couple of weeks with no lasting damage, other diseases are chronic and irreversible in the destruction they cause to the eye. Common examples include:
Techniques such as slit lamp examination allow us to check the lens and cornea for signs of cataracts, or dry eyes. Retinal examinations let us look deep inside the eye to check the health of your retina, optic nerves, macula, and retinal blood vessels.
At Carolina Vision Care, we recommend medications to manage glaucoma, injections or lifestyle changes to minimize macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, corrective lenses to help you cope with cataracts (and co-management of any eventual surgery), and a variety of dry eye therapies.
Rely on Carolina Vision Care for your eye disease management needs. Call our office at 252-752-4380 to speak with our staff about scheduling an exam.