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 […]

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

A male surgeon prepping a woman for laser eye surgery

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, […]

How Long Does Cataract Surgery Take?

A surgeon preparing for cataract surgery on a woman

How Long Does Cataract Surgery Take? As you age, you may experience symptoms of cataracts. Your vision may become cloudy, you may have trouble reading in low-light rooms, and colors can appear less vivid. Cataracts typically develop slowly over time; however, they may need removal if they reach a point where your vision is significantly […]

How Long Do Lens Implants/IOLs Last?

How Long Do Lens Implants/IOLs Last?  As we age, our vision can begin to deteriorate and the world can become less vivid. If some of your favorite sights are becoming less colorful and a little blurry, maybe it’s time to see your eye doctor about the possibility of cataracts.  Regular eye exams are essential when […]

Do’s & Don’ts After Cataract Surgery

Cataracts can significantly affect your vision, but surgery can help you regain your sight. Recovering from a medical procedure requires following specific aftercare instructions. Your eye doctor can explain these in more depth, but what are some of the do’s and don’ts after cataract surgery?  Continue reading to learn more about cataract surgery, including how […]