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Eyes respond to diabetes

Eyes Respond To Diabetes In Specific (But Sometimes Helpful) Ways

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


Costs and insurance

Information About 2019 Health Care Exchange Options

Planning to purchase insurance through the 2019 Health Care Exchange during the open enrollment period? Open Enrollment is the yearly period when people can enroll in a health insurance plan.


Why you need an eye exam

A Regular Eye Exam: Why You – And Every Adult – Need One

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 Eyes? Adding Moisture May Not Be the Answer

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. 


Couple choosing insurance

Information About 2018 Health Care Exchange Options

Planning to purchase insurance through the Health Care Exchange in 2018? Horizon Eye Care doctors participate in the following Health Care Exchange options:


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


Horizon Eye Care Serves Those Who Served Our Country

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


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


Ocular Surface Disease Book Cover

Ocular Surface Disease

Horizon Eye Care is excited to announce the recent release of the book titled “Ocular Surface Disease” which includes a chapter written by one of our cornea


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