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Ask Dr. Drew | How do you know if cataracts are forming?

Dr. Hunter discusses some of the visual symptoms his local patients in South Carolina start to notice when developing cataracts. If your vision is getting cloudy, you’re losing your color perception, or if you’re having trouble reading or driving at night; you may be developing cataracts. Take our Cataract Assessment online to learn more! […]

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Ask Dr. Drew | What intraocular lens (IOL) is right for you?

Dr. Hunter explains which intraocular lens (IOL) option is best for your lifestyle when considering cataract surgery. He reviews what patients should think about when determining their vision goals after cataract surgery. Carolina Eyecare Physicians offers three lens options: Basic, Advanced & Custom. You can learn more about our cataract options here. […]

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Get to know Dr. Drew Hunter of Carolina Eyecare Physicians

Dr. Drew Hunter of Carolina Eyecare Physicians in Hilton Head, South Carolina, (Formerly Sungate Medical), is an ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and refractive surgery, Including LASIK, medical and surgical management of glaucoma and treatment of dry eye disease. Dr. Hunter completed medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and internship in […]

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What Is an Artificial/Intraocular Lens (IOL)?

You’ve heard of glasses and contact lenses, but what is an artificial or intraocular lens?  Ophthalmic technology continues to advance, allowing doctors to provide patients with innovative and advanced treatment options. An artificial intraocular lens, or IOL, is a great example of this—a continually developing tool that allows people to see more clearly and comfortably.  […]

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Is Cataract Surgery Painful?

According to the National Eye Institute, cataract surgery is one of the most common and safe types of surgery performed in the United States. Carolina Eyecare Physicians is committed to providing the highest quality of care with acclaimed surgeons and advanced technology in cataract surgery.  Rest assured, with board-certified ophthalmologists, cataract surgery has a high […]

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Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

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LASIK, defined as laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, has been around since 1998. Since then, the procedure has skyrocketed in popularity, and more than 10 million people worldwide have had LASIK surgery to correct refractive errors. LASIK is a procedure that takes only minutes, has a short recovery time, and can change how you see life, […]

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    Ask Dr. Drew | How do you know if cataracts are forming?

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    Dr. Hunter discusses some of the visual symptoms his local patients in South Carolina start to notice when developing cataracts. If your vision is getting cloudy, you’re losing your color perception, or if you’re having trouble reading or driving at night; you may be developing cataracts. Take our Cataract Assessment online to learn more! […]

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    January 17, 2023
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    What Does Glaucoma Look Like?

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    Glaucoma can affect anyone, but some are at a higher risk of developing this eye disease. Because glaucoma presents few early symptoms and doesn’t affect vision or cause pain, it can go unnoticed and undiagnosed.  For these reasons, it’s essential to have regular eye exams so your eye doctor can detect the early signs of […]

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    November 28, 2022
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    Ask Dr. Drew | What to expect the day of your LASIK procedure.

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    Dr. Hunter explains what you can expect on the day of your LASIK eye surgery. LASIK is a quick and virtually painless procedure that allows you freedom from glasses and contacts. LASIK is one of the most popular forms of vision correction due to its accuracy, safety, quick recovery time, a wide range of correction, […]

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    November 18, 2022
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    Dr. Hunter discusses some of the visual symptoms his local patients in South Carolina start to notice when developing cataracts. If your vision is getting cloudy, you’re losing your color perception, or if you’re having trouble reading or driving at night; you may be developing cataracts. Take our Cataract Assessment online to learn more! […]

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    A comparison of a female with normal eye against eye with glaucoma.

    Glaucoma can affect anyone, but some are at a higher risk of developing this eye disease. Because glaucoma presents few early symptoms and doesn’t affect vision or cause pain, it can go unnoticed and undiagnosed.  For these reasons, it’s essential to have regular eye exams so your eye doctor can detect the early signs of […]

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    Dr. Hunter explains what you can expect on the day of your LASIK eye surgery. LASIK is a quick and virtually painless procedure that allows you freedom from glasses and contacts. LASIK is one of the most popular forms of vision correction due to its accuracy, safety, quick recovery time, a wide range of correction, […]

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