Posts by premier


Online shopping certainly offers convenience from the comfort of your home. It also allows you to research what you want while finding the right price to match your budget. That holds true even for eyeglasses. Armed with a prescription from your optometrist, there is no shortage of websites that now cater to the vision crowd. But be wary, ordering a pair of glasses online is not as easy as purchasing a pair of blue jeans or theater...

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The Truth About Cataracts


Posted By on Jul 15, 2014

One of the more common eye conditions that I see on a weekly basis are cataracts. However, I think they are very often misunderstood. I would like to share the truth about cataracts and share a little bit about what to do when you have a cataract and what you can do to try to prevent them. A cataract affects the part of the eye that is called the crystalline lens. This lens is located behind the iris (colored part of the eye) and the...

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Spring Into Healthy Vision


Posted By on Jul 15, 2014

May is Healthy Vision Month. With spring being in full swing and summer just around the corner I thought I would discuss two very common concerns that my patients have this time of year. Many people who live in this region of North Carolina experience allergies with all the beautiful blooms this time of year. The other major concern is the increasing UV rays from the sun during the spring and summer. The first common misconception...

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When babies are born their vision is not as good as older children or adults. They have to learn to see over a period of time, much like they learn to walk and talk. Babies have to learn to focus their eyes, move their eyes accurately, and learn to move them together as team. They also have to learn to process the information that their eyes see in their brain to understand the world around them. At birth, babies’ vision is...

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Your Child’s Vision


Posted By on Jul 15, 2014

Summer is going by all too quickly, and school will be here soon. There are lots of things to think about in back to school planning. It is important to start early and not to overlook one of the most important things…your child’s vision. There are many misconceptions about a child’s eyes that I want to “clear up”. Myth #1: “My child sees well because they never told me that they can’t...

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