Diabetes statistics can be scary. According to 2015 data from the American Diabetes Association, one American in ten has the condition – one in four over 65. And it’s the seventh leading cause of death. It creates specific eye problems, such as diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema. But there’s good news, too: Adults with… Read More
Planning to purchase insurance through the 2019 Health Care Exchange? Horizon Eye Care doctors participate in the following Health Care Exchange options:
A regular eye exam sounds logical, right? If you don’t detect changes in vision, your eyes must be healthy. If you do have an eye problem, your doctor will find it when he gives you a general physical.
Dry eye disease sounds like a minor issue, right? Use over-the-counter drops, and you’re done. Yet the solution may not be so simple, because the tears that lubricate your eyes each time you blink aren’t simple. If your body can’t make enough or can’t keep them on the surface of your eyes, you’ll have a problem.
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
Planning to purchase insurance through the Health Care Exchange in 2018? Horizon Eye Care doctors participate in the following Health Care Exchange options:
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
Here is a link to a helpful article from the NC Department of Health and Human Services website with tips for keeping your child’s vision safe.
Four Horizon physicians and nine staff members performed free eye health screenings for the nation’s military veterans at the Charlotte Convention Center during the American Legion’s
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