When Is Combining Laser Skin Resurfacing with Eyelid Surgery Appropriate?

Combining Eyelid surgery with Laser Skin Resurfacing

If you’re experiencing any age-related issues around your eyelids, two procedures, eyelid surgery and laser skin resurfacing, are potential solutions. Each procedure offers a number of anti-aging benefits when performed on its own. But the two procedures can also be combined, helping you achieve more of your anti-aging goals at once. Below, the associates at… Continue Reading →

Common Myths About Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid Surgery Myths

If you are considering restoring a beautiful and youthful eye appearance with eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), you have likely begun your research. But how much of what you have heard or read on the Internet is actually true? At Metrolina Eye Associates, our eye and facial plastic surgeon Dr. Christine Annunziata has performed hundreds of successful… Continue Reading →

Common Myths About Cataracts

Cataract Myths

Cataracts, characterized by the clouding of the eye’s natural lens, affect nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older. According to the National Eye Institute, more than half of all Americans will have developed the disease by age 80. Due to the prevalence of cataracts, eye doctors, including the board certified ophthalmologists at Metrolina Eye… Continue Reading →

Qualities to Look for in a Cataract Surgeon

Qualities to look for in a cataract surgeon

If fuzzy or clouded vision from cataracts is affecting your ability to complete everyday tasks (e.g., driving, reading, sending a text message), it might be time to undergo cataract surgery. Choosing a qualified cataract surgeon to perform your procedure highly increases your chances of a successful outcome. Here, the trusted vision team at Metrolina Eye… Continue Reading →

Fall Skin Care: Turn Over a New Leaf with Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatments

Laser skin resurfacing with Metrolina Eye Associates

If the hot summer weather has left your skin dry or dull, a laser skin resurfacing treatment with Metrolina Eye Associates may be the perfect solution to revamp your skin. Laser skin resurfacing treatments use focused light to target sun damage and cleanse the skin of old and dead skin cells, making way for healthier… Continue Reading →

What Is the Difference Between a General Ophthalmologist and a Retina Specialist?

General ophthalmologist vs. retina specialist

Experiencing visual symptoms caused by an eye disease or injury can be nerve-wracking enough, but not knowing who to turn to can make an already stressful situation even more so. At Metrolina Eye Associates, our team of board certified eye doctors are often asked by patients to explain the differences between certain types of eye… Continue Reading →

Got Dry Eye? Find Out How iLux and BBL Therapy Can Help

Dry eye treatment

At Metrolina Eye Associates, we believe in providing our patients with the most up-to-date and innovative treatment options in eye care. We are pleased to offer two new treatment options for our chronic dry eye patients: the iLux meibomian gland dysfunction treatment system and broadband light (BBL) therapy. Learn more about the two treatments from our… Continue Reading →