Are You at Risk for Glaucoma?

There are many risk factors for glaucoma.  Glaucoma causes blindness due to damage to the optic nerve. The two main theories of nerve damage are elevated intraocular pressure and vascular insufficiency.   An elevated eye pressure or intraocular pressure has traditionally been considered a major factor for glaucoma. There are multiple theories as to why the nerve becomes damaged with a high pressure.  First, an elevated pressure causes an increase in the degrading enzymes that… Continue Reading →

Advances in Cataract Surgery

Advances in Cataract Surgery

While cataract surgery has been around for decades, methodologies have rapidly evolved, making it one of the safest and most successful procedures today. Metrolina Eye Associates, a group comprised of leading eye doctors serving Charlotte and the surrounding areas, is committed to staying up to date with the latest advances in eye care. Here we… Continue Reading →

When Is the Right Time for Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery in Charlotte

If you have recently been diagnosed with cataracts, you are likely considering having them removed. Although cataract removal can be performed at any stage of cataract development, there are several factors that should be taken into consideration before scheduling your surgery. Metrolina Eye Associates, a group of skilled eye doctors serving Charlotte and the surrounding… Continue Reading →


It’s back to school time again!  Back to routines, homework, testing and early bedtimes.  Are your kids visually ready?   Before you know it, the schools will be administering a vision screening on your children.   Do you know what the screening entails?   What does it test for?   What eye problems will it catch?  What eye problems… Continue Reading →

Metrolina Eye Associates Now Offers TrueTear Treatment for Dry Eye Relief

TrueTear for Dry Eye Relief

As a leading vision practice, Metrolina Eye Associates is committed to providing patients with the most effective and up-to-date treatment in eye care. We are proud to be the first vision practice in Charlotte to offer a new and exciting treatment option for individuals who suffer from chronic dry eye. TrueTear Intranasal Tear Nuerostimulator from… Continue Reading →