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Welcome to our blog! Within this regularly updated feature of our website, we will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in ophthalmology.

We believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional results and patient satisfaction, which is why we strive to provide the highest quality of ophthalmologic care for patients of all ages. This is done by combining technical skill and broad experience with cutting-edge technology for impeccable medical results.

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to visit our new blog. Please check back often to learn about the latest news, updates and additions to the practice and within the field of ophthalmology.


4 Ways to Regain Your Confidence with Cosmetic Fillers

Do you wish you liked what you saw when you looked in the mirror? Everyone wants to feel good about how they look, but aging can take its toll. It may lead to lower self-confidence or make you feel like you look older than you are. If you want to like what you see again, […]

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The Benefits of Cosmetic Botox!

As time passes, you may notice wrinkles or fine lines developing around your eyes, mouth, or face. These are most likely the effects of aging. Fortunately, Cosmetic Botox, an FDA-approved injectable treatment, can help address these wrinkles and fine lines restoring a more youthful appearance. Botox is a minimally invasive and repeatable procedure allowing you […]

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Reduce Your Dependence on Glasses by Choosing a Premium IOL

Do you or someone you love have cataracts? One of the most important decisions made before having Cataract Surgery is which IntraOcular Lens(IOL) will be used during surgery to replace the clouded Cataract lens in the eye. An IOL is an artificial lens that replaces the clouded natural lens during Cataract surgery allowing a return […]

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What IOL is Best If I Have Astigmatism?

Do you have astigmatism and cataracts? You’re not alone. Many people with cataracts also have astigmatism. If you want to correct your astigmatism while having your cataracts removed, you may want to consider an astigmatism correcting intraocular lens (“Toric IOL”). For someone with astigmatism, a Toric IOL can provide sharper vision when combined with cataract […]

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What are the Symptoms of Cataracts?

Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy. When this happens, the most common sign that people experience is blurry or distorted vision.  A cataract develops when proteins break down then clump together, hindering light from entering the lens and being transmitted to the retina. Cataracts are usually a result of age but […]

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4 Tips if Your Eyes Are Dry This Allergy Season

When your eyes don’t produce enough tears to retain moisture, the result can be dry eyes. Dry eyes cause a burning sensation, itchiness, irritation, discomfort and can affect your ability to see clearly. Other dry eye symptoms include soreness, redness, blurry vision, watery eyes, and a gritty feeling. Allergens like pollen, pet dander, mold, and […]

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What is Blepharitis?

Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids that usually occurs due to infections, skin reactions, or allergies. Although blepharitis rarely affects your eyesight, the condition which generally affects both eyes can be chronic with no permanent cure. The good news is that its symptoms can be improved with proper treatment and maintaining eyelid hygiene daily. […]

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How Do I Know If I’m A Good Candidate For PRK?

Most people are familiar with the term LASIK, but not everyone is the right candidate for the procedure. For those that don’t qualify for LASIK, another procedure may be a better fit, like PRK. PRK is a laser vision correction procedure that corrects refractive errors. These include astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. Like LASIK, PRK is […]

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Signs It Might Be Time For Cataract Surgery

A “cataract” is a clouding of the natural lens of the eye.  Most cataracts are the result of aging, though some form as a result of disease, injury, or genetic factors. Cataracts are a leading cause of visual disability in people over the age of 65, and cataract surgery is one of the most common […]

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COVID-19 Notice

Please Read the Following Important Information Regarding Our Reopening admist COVID-19 Morganton Eye Physicians in the process of reopening all of our locations. We have missed our patients and are excited to once again serve your eye care needs. We are taking measures to protect the health and safety of our patients, doctors and staff […]

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The Marion Eye Clinic

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location:

40 E. Medical Court
Marion, NC 28752
Phone: (828) 652-1000 • Fax: (828) 652-7170

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
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Morganton Eye Physicians, PA & Surgery Center

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Weekend hours are subject to change. Please call to confirm hours of operation.

Location:

335 East Parker Road
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-1000 • Fax: (828) 433-6274

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
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The Forest City Eye Clinic

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location:

640 Oak Street
Forest City, NC 28043
Phone: (828) 245-5550 • Fax: (828) 245-0551

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
This is the after hours emergency number for Morganton Eye. Please follow the prompts to contact our doctor on call.

The Cleveland Eye Clinic & Eye Surgery Center

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location:

1622 East Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28150
Phone: (704) 482-2020 • Fax: (704) 482-7707

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
This is the after hours emergency number for Morganton Eye. Please follow the prompts to contact our doctor on call.

The Rutherford College Eye Clinic

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Closed from 12-1 for lunch)
Hours subject to change. Please call to confirm hours of operation.

Location:

831 Malcolm Boulevard
Rutherford College, NC 28671
Phone: (828) 874-1000 • Fax: (828) 874-4142

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
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Surgery Center of Morganton Eye Physicians

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:

335 E. Parker Rd
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-1000

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
This is the after hours emergency number for Morganton Eye. Please follow the prompts to contact our doctor on call.

Eye Surgery Center of Shelby

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:

1622 E Marion St
Shelby NC 28150
Phone: (704) 482-2020

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
This is the after hours emergency number for Morganton Eye. Please follow the prompts to contact our doctor on call.