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Saying Goodbye To Reading Glasses

The first FDA-approved eye drop to treat presbyopia is around the corner.  Presbyopia is a condition that results in reduced near vision as we age. It occurs because the clear lens behind the iris that once easily changed shape to focus light onto the retina, gets...

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More Than Just A Pair Of Glasses

More Than Just A Pair Of Glasses Sometimes glasses are straight forward—you just need them to see. Whether it be distance or near, you just need the spectacles to provide clarity of vision. That is easy enough to do. Other times and more often than naught, they need...

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Your Carolina Eye Doctors Talk Impact of COVID-19 on Eye Care

An upheaval like we are in the midst of hasn’t been seen since World War II. SARS-CoV-2 is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus that causes COVID-19 – The coronavirus or Coronavirus Disease. It will have lasting effects long after herd immunity and a vaccine...

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Caring for the First Dogs

Little did I know that when I was put in charge of eye care for the White House, I was also in charge of the First Dogs’ eye care as well. The White House Medical Unit had full training on how to muzzle and examine First Pets if the need arose. The first taste I had...

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Dr. Garcia Explains the Technology Behind EyePrintPRO™

As a cornea and contact lens specialist, I’ve had the privilege to fit a wide range of corneal disease patients, from end stage keratoconus to corneal transplants that are barely holding on. During my time I have seen 2 revolutions in medical contact lens fitting. The...

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Why Our Kids Can’t See…

  Two words: myopia and amblyopia. Amblyopia My daughter recently had her 18-month check-up at the pediatrician’s office and at the end of the exam, the doctor mentioned her dental health and the importance of a dental exam but made no mention her ocular...

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Eye Health – The Key to Squaring the Healthspan Curve 

Eye Health – The Key to Squaring the Healthspan Curve  With the birth of our first child, I started thinking about longevity and how to make my life last as long as possible. Not just long, but healthy. This is the concept of lifespan vs. healthspan. Your...

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