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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.


When Should You Seek Medical Attention for Eyelid Lesions?

Have you noticed bumps or lumps on your eyelids? You may have eyelid lesions.  Eyelid lesions are very common. They come in many sizes and shapes and can be benign or malignant.  Fortunately, if these bothersome growths don’t clear up on their own, there are ways to treat them. Keep reading to learn more about […]

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What’s the Difference Between LASIK and PRK?

Do you wish you could see clearly without contact lenses or glasses? If so, PRK or LASIK may be an excellent choice for you. PRK and LASIK are laser eye surgeries that are equally effective in treating farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. After LASIK or PRK, you’ll be able to significantly reduce your dependence on visual […]

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When Is It Time for Cataract Surgery? Recognizing the Signs

Cataracts typically start off small and gradually become bigger. Over time, large cataracts can have a profound impact on your vision. You may struggle to do everyday tasks and the activities you love due to poor vision from cataracts. The only way to reclaim your sight from cataracts is by having cataract surgery. Keep reading […]

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How is Macular Degeneration Treated?

Age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD or macular degeneration, is one of the leading causes of blindness in women and men over age fifty. Age-related macular degeneration is a progressive condition, meaning it can worsen your eyesight over time.  In more advanced cases of AMD, treatment is necessary to improve vision and prevent worsening […]

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What is a Liquid Facelift?

Over time, you may start to show signs of aging. These signs are often most visible on our faces and can appear as sagging skin, wrinkles, lost volume, and fine lines.  If you’re looking for an effective treatment that can tackle fine lines, wrinkles, and other marks of aging, a liquid facelift can be an […]

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Will a Blepharoplasty Make Me Look More Awake?

Signs of aging typically start to show up on your face, especially on your eyelids, since they have fragile and delicate skin. If you have noticed that your eyes look more tired even when you’re alert or have been told you look exhausted all the time, a blepharoplasty may be able to help.  A blepharoplasty […]

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What is PRK?

Do you want more freedom to focus on the things you enjoy? Choosing to have PRK will add precious time back into your everyday routine and allow you to be more spontaneous.  No more worrying about cleaning and disinfecting your contact lenses daily or forgetting to bring your glasses on your next vacation. PRK is […]

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5 Reasons to Choose a Premium IOL

Before cataract surgery, you’ll need to choose an artificial intraocular lens, also known as an IOL, to replace your natural cloudy lens. A premium lens implant can be an excellent choice if you wish to reduce or eliminate your need for glasses or contacts.  With these advanced lenses, you can participate in most everyday activities […]

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What is Diabetic Eye Disease?

Diabetic eye disease or diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes and can lead to vision loss. It happens when blood vessels in your retina get damaged.  The retina is the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of your eye. Anyone with type one or type two diabetes can develop diabetic […]

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How To Protect Your Eyes From the Sun This Summer

Summer means spending more time outdoors soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the weather. However, it also means inevitably exposing your eyes to the sun’s UV rays.  Not only can the sun damage your skin, but it can also hurt your eyes. Keep reading to learn more about the damaging effects of the sun and […]

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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
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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
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The Rutherford College Eye Clinic

OFFICE HOURS:

This location is temporarily closed.

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 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location:

335 E. Parker Rd
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-1000 • Fax: (828) 433-9581

After Hours Emergency Number:

(800) 222-3335
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Eye Surgery Center of Shelby

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location:

1622 E Marion St
Shelby NC 28150
Phone: (704) 482-2020 • Fax: (704) 482-1420

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.