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Rejuvenate Your Skin with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Rejuvenate Your Skin with Laser Skin Resurfacing

With summer around the corner, many of us can’t help but think about our skin’s appearance. If dry, itchy or sun damaged skin is making you self-conscious, Metrolina Eye Associates has good news. We offer a range of non-surgical treatments to refresh and rejuvenate skin, including Halo laser skin resurfacing and BroadBand Light (BBL). Read… Continue Reading →

What is Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a progressive, blinding disease that is unfortunately, common in the United States. Approximately, 50% of patients with glaucoma do not know they have the disease. Approximately, 20% of patients with cataracts, also have glaucoma. The treatment options for glaucoma have been limited in the past. To treat glaucoma, we used eye drops. We… Continue Reading →

Advancements in LASIK Surgery

Advancements in LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery is the most popular laser vision correction procedure performed today, and for good reason. Ongoing advancements in laser technology and ophthalmology have made way for successful surgeries and better visual outcomes. The trusted ophthalmologists at Metrolina Eye Associates are proud to be at the forefront of the latest developments in LASIK surgery. In… Continue Reading →

Medications to Avoid with Glaucoma

Narrow Angle Glaucoma Many medications should be avoided with narrow angle glaucoma. If you do have narrow angle glaucoma, taking these medications could cause further narrowing and blockage of the drainage system of the eye. Acetylcholine is a chemical that keeps the angle open. Medications that block acetylcholine can cause an acute angle closure. Here… Continue Reading →

Evaluating and treating Dry Eye Disease is key for premium lens patients

Dry eye disease (DED) is one of the most common disorders I see in my practice, and it can significantly affect cataract surgery outcomes. DED not only leaves patients feeling uncomfortable but also hinders surgeons’ ability to get accurate preoperative measurements and negatively affects postoperative quality of vision. Aggressively optimizing the ocular surface, both pre-… Continue Reading →