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Category: Glaucoma



Fighting glaucoma with drops

Fighting Glaucoma One Drop – But Only One – At A Time

Your eye doctor diagnoses you with open-angle glaucoma, the most common kind, in which fluid buildup increases intraocular pressure. (You’ll find information on Horizon Eye Care’s glaucoma page.) You’re given drops to put in each eye as the first line of defense, as few as one drop per day or as many as five different… Read More


Man at risk for glaucoma

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Vision

Glaucoma acquired that nickname because it sneaks up on you. It’s a leading cause of blindness worldwide, and the disease often has no symptoms. Doctors can detect the disease or risk factors for the disease during an annual eye exam. Researchers have learned a great deal about the disease, although there is still no cure.


Dr. Randall Stein

Horizon Eye Care Is First In Charlotte To Implant Glaucoma Surgical Device

Horizon Eye Care ophthalmologist Randall N. Stein, MD is the first physician in Charlotte to implant Alcon’s CyPass® Micro-Stent. Approved by the FDA in the summer of 2016, the CyPass Micro-Stent is a micro-invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) device designed to treat cataract patients


Dr. Randall Stein

Randall N. Stein, MD, Joins Horizon Eye Care

Horizon Eye Care has hired Randall N. Stein, MD, as a staff ophthalmologist. Dr. Stein brings to Horizon several specialties, including medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, as well as cataract and laser-assisted cataract surgery. He will be based at Horizon’s Huntersville, Mooresville


Photo of woman with ketatocunus

Horizon Eye Care Offers the First & Only FDA-Approved Cross-linking Therapy for Treatment of Progressive Keratoconus

For patients living with keratoconus, a progressive thinning and weakening of the cornea, which can result in significant visual loss and may lead to corneal transplant, Horizon Eye Care is proud


Rendering of Waverly Development in south Charlotte

New Horizon Eye Care Office At Waverly

Horizon Eye Care will relocate to Waverly this fall. The current Arboretum location will close once this new space is completed. Read the full story from the Charlotte Business Journal.


Senior Male

Five Of The Most Common Eye Conditions Affecting Seniors

It has been estimated that by age 65, one in three Americans has some form of a potentially vision-affecting eye disease. Most seniors may not be aware


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