How Do Eye Doctors Treat Macular Degeneration?
Macular degeneration or age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye condition that can cause permanent vision loss. This means that the condition worsens with time. There are two kinds of AMD: dry and wet macular degeneration. Keep reading to learn more about macular degeneration and the treatment methods available! What is Macular Degeneration? At […]
Will Dermal Fillers Make Me Look Younger?
The body’s normal aging process tends to cause slight changes in its appearance over time. As years roll on, you may start to notice your face doesn’t look as it once did. Deep lines may form on your forehead and next to your mouth, and your once prominent cheekbones may appear hollow. Luckily, dermal fillers […]
Will I Know if I Have Glaucoma?
Have you recently found out you have glaucoma? Even if you’ve received a diagnosis, you may not have noticed any symptoms of glaucoma. About 50 percent of people with glaucoma are unaware they have it because any symptoms are not apparent until the condition progresses. For this reason, it’s essential to know your risk of […]
What Can I Expect Recovering After Cataract Surgery?
Do you have cataracts? Are they making it more challenging to do the things you love? Cataracts are the clouding of the eye’s natural lens. This usually occurs naturally over time with age. This clouding causes decreased vision which can impact your ability to engage in many routine activities such as reading, driving, watching TV, […]
Is PRK a Permanent Procedure?
Have you recently found out that you don’t qualify for LASIK? You may be a good candidate for another procedure called PRK. Keep reading to find out more about PRK! What is PRK? Getting PRK corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism by reshaping the cornea. PRK has similar outcomes to LASIK as most patients who undergo […]
6 of the Best Eye Care Tips to Follow this Season
It can be easy to overlook taking care of your eyes if you don’t need to wear glasses or contacts to see. But your eyes work extra hard from the minute you wake up to the time you go to bed. For this reason, it’s vital to keep your eyes healthy to ensure you see […]
Are There Warning Signs with Glaucoma?
When it comes to glaucoma, it’s crucial to receive a diagnosis as early as possible. This is because there are few noticeable symptoms with this eye condition. Vision loss related to glaucoma is often so gradual that you might not immediately notice symptoms until vision loss has already begun. For this reason, glaucoma is referred […]
Why is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month Observed?
November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. There is generally low awareness of how diabetes can negatively impact eyesight. What people are not aware of could result in vision loss. For this reason, the team at Morganton Eye is joining the American Academy of Ophthalmology in shining a spotlight this month on the serious threats […]
Why You Need a Regular Eye Exam
No matter your age, having a regular routine eye exam is vital to preserving your vision and maintaining the health of your eyes! A comprehensive eye examination includes a variety of assessments and diagnostic procedures to evaluate the quality of your vision and the overall health of your eyes. While everyone wants a great result […]
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, […]