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Break Free from Frames with Prescription Contact Lenses

Eyeglasses are a great way to complete your look, no matter the style you are going for – from fashionable and trendy to professional and sophisticated, frames help say it all. However, as the summer heat ramps up and you kick your active summer lifestyle into gear, those ever so trendy frames can become more of a hassle than a fun accessory. Anyone who has spent a summer in the Carolinas is accustomed to the thick humidity this time of year.  If you wear glasses, you know this means foggy lenses when leaving the cool AC to go outside and frames that have a tendency to slide off your nose,...

What You Can Expect in Our Comprehensive Eye Exams

To make sure a your eyes are in optimal health, our eye doctors recommend scheduling an eye exam at least once a year and more if you believe that a problem is developing or if the optometrist sees a problem that could get worse. This is because many eye problems come on gradually. By the time the problem is noticeable, it’s that much more difficult to treat. Our Durham eye doctors are experienced in performing comprehensive eye exams that not only test our patients’ vision, but also checks the overall health of your eyes. How Long Do the Exams Last?Comprehensive eye exams are painless...

Nutritional Tips for Your Eyes from Our Durham Eye Doctors

Nutrition To treat AMD AREDS formula (vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and zinc, plus copper) – The Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) found that a combination of antioxidant vitamins plus zinc helped slow the progression of intermediate macular degeneration to an advanced stage, which is when most vision loss occurs. The National Eye Institute recommends that people with intermediate AMD in one or both eyes or with advanced AMD (wet or dry) in one eye but not the other take this formulation each day. However, this combination of nutrients did not help prevent AMD nor did it slow...

Academy Eye Voted Among “Durham’s Best” for Optometry Professionals

Each year Durham Magazine publishes a “popularity poll” of the “Best of…” in Durham. For the 3rd year in a row, Academy Eye is pleased and honored to have been selected as pne of “Durham’s Best” for eyecare, glasses and contacts. We’re honored to have been chosen and proud of the reputation we’ve earned through the years for our comitment to care, quality and personal service. Thanks fort your support!

Dr. Henry Greene Receives National Career Achievement Award

Dr. Henry Greene, optometrist and founder of Academy Eye Associates, received the 2008 William Feinbloom Award from the American Academy of Optometry at its annual meeting in October in Anaheim, California. Dr. Greene, who also serves as a clinical professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina, is an internationally-known researcher and developer in the field of visual impairment. He has been the principal investigator on National Eye Institute and Canadian Institute for the Blind funded projects to develop novel optical aids for those with macular degeneration...
Durham Office - Academy Road
  • 3115 Academy Road
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • 919-493-7456
  • Dr. Greene & Dr. Powell
Durham Office - W. Main Street
  • 2200 West Main Street, Suite #A160
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • 919-286-2912
  • Dr. Stewart
Chapel Hill Office - MLK Jr. Blvd.
  • 910 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • 919-942-8531
  • Dr. Kroninger & Dr. Wujciak