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Monthly Archives: April 2017

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 […]

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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 […]

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SMOKING AND ITS EFFECT ON THE EYE

Are you a smoker? Looking for a reason to quit? Read on about the effects of smoking on the eye . . . . Although not as popular as years ago, smoking is still very prevalent in the United States. According the the CDC, approximately 36.5 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes. […]

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