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Our Durham Eye Doctors Help You Prevent Glaucoma

What Is Glaucoma?  Glaucoma is a very serious chronic eye disease that is a condition of increased pressure within the eyeball, which can cause gradual vision loss if it’s not properly taken care of and monitored. How Can I Prevent Glaucoma?  There are steps that can be taken by the patient to prevent glaucoma from getting worse and effecting the patient’s eye sight. Comprehensive eye exams and preventive measures and advice from an eye doctor in Durham who performs comprehensive eye exams can play vital roles in helping a glaucoma patient maintain the current status of their...

Learn Why Your Vision Prescriptions Change As You Age

Aging is a natural part of life for everyone and brings about many physical changes. Often vision problems are easily overlooked by many because they can occur so gradual over a period of time you tend to overlook the symptoms or not keep up with routine exams with your eye doctor. For this reason it is important for a person to have an annual exam with our Durham eye doctors to check for any change in vision or age-related vision problems. Many people start to notice a change in their eyesight after age 40. This is often due to a condition called presbyopia, which is caused by the lenses...

7 Tips From Our Chapel Hill Eye Doctors to Save Your Vision

Of all of the senses that we have, our vision is the most precious. It is our vision that most helps us navigate the world that we live in. Sadly, in the United States more than 20 million individuals are battling with serious vision loss. While not all cases of vision loss can be prevented, the following are seven steps tips to save your vision. Step 1 Use Sunglasses - Many sunglasses offer UV blocking protection. This is essential since it is the UV rays that are closely linked to the acceleration of the growth of cataracts. Sunglasses are a fashionable way to protect the eyes retina from damage....

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...

7 Reasons You Should See Your Eye Doctor Each Year

If you are like a lot of people, then you may underestimate the importance of seeing your eye doctor. You may even wonder whether you really need an eye exam. The importance of seeing your eye doctor cannot be reiterated enough. Below are seven reasons that you should see the optometrists in Durham: 1. Your Sense of Sight Is Very Important In order to preserve your sight, you must take care of it. Seeing our optometrists in Durham is one of the most important things that you can do to care for your vision. 2. Your Vision Is Always Changing One of the reasons that you need an eye exam is because...

What Causes Eye Allergies in the Spring & Fall Seasons?

Eye Allergies Itchy and watery eyes are a common occurrence for people during the spring and autumn seasons, leading to seeking a remedy. Dealing with allergic reactions in the eyes on a daily basis makes it difficult to live a normal lifestyle while driving or using a computer. There are many different causes of eye allergies from a variety of substances that typically float through the air before landing on surfaces of the eyeballs or eyelids. Fortunately, an eye doctor in Chapel Hill can perform allergy testing to determine what a patient is sensitive to before prescribing treatment to alleviate...
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